Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 272 257
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 +38
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 272 317 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 1.09% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.55% 3.92% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 139 224 226
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -

DV Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,672 8,079 11,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.09% 27.75% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,968 6,553 9,174
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the South East.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +40 189 £47,500 +18.75% 27
Thames Valley -70 80 £42,500 -15.00% 19
Berkshire -24 60 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Buckinghamshire +22 10 £59,500 - 10
Oxfordshire -77 10 £27,750 -44.50% 1
Surrey -13 2 £67,500 +12.50% 2
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 272 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 123 (45.22%) C
3 115 (42.28%) Degree
4 111 (40.81%) Python
4 111 (40.81%) SC Cleared
5 102 (37.50%) Windows
6 97 (35.66%) Linux
7 82 (30.15%) Software Engineering
8 63 (23.16%) Java
8 63 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (22.79%) C++
10 57 (20.96%) Mathematics
11 56 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
12 51 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 47 (17.28%) SQL
14 46 (16.91%) VMware
14 46 (16.91%) DevOps
15 43 (15.81%) Customer Requirements
16 42 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (15.44%) TDD
17 39 (14.34%) JavaScript
17 39 (14.34%) C#
18 38 (13.97%) Network Security
18 38 (13.97%) AngularJS
19 35 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (12.87%) Unix
20 34 (12.50%) Business Development
21 33 (12.13%) Puppet
21 33 (12.13%) Open Source
22 32 (11.76%) Data Analysis

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (9.56%) Apache Spark
2 20 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.78%) Confluence
4 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.84%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (1.84%) AWS Fargate
3 5 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (1.84%) Serverless
4 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.47%) Office 365
5 2 (0.74%) IaaS
5 2 (0.74%) PaaS
5 2 (0.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.97%) Network Security
2 24 (8.82%) Firewall
3 14 (5.15%) VLAN
4 12 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.94%) DHCP
7 7 (2.57%) Internet
8 6 (2.21%) DAB
8 6 (2.21%) DNS
8 6 (2.21%) LAN
9 4 (1.47%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (1.47%) DWDM
9 4 (1.47%) VSAN
9 4 (1.47%) WAN
10 3 (1.10%) BGP
10 3 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.10%) OSPF
11 1 (0.37%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.37%) MPLS
11 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.93%) Hadoop
2 24 (8.82%) Big Data
3 17 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 17 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 16 (5.88%) Impala
5 13 (4.78%) HBase
6 8 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.57%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.84%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.74%) MySQL
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (6.62%) Git (software)
1 18 (6.62%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.78%) Bitbucket
2 13 (4.78%) JIRA
3 12 (4.41%) GitLab
4 7 (2.57%) MSI
4 7 (2.57%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.84%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.47%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.10%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.10%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.74%) Selenium
9 1 (0.37%) JMeter
9 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.37%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.37%) Subversion
9 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (6.99%) Telecoms
2 17 (6.25%) Marketing
3 16 (5.88%) Finance
4 13 (4.78%) Electronics
4 13 (4.78%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.41%) Law
6 5 (1.84%) Military
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 26 (9.56%) Architect
3 24 (8.82%) Analyst
4 20 (7.35%) Developer
5 18 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (6.25%) Python Engineer
6 17 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
7 15 (5.51%) Java Engineer
7 15 (5.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (4.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (4.04%) Big Data Engineer
9 11 (4.04%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (4.04%) Graduate
10 10 (3.68%) C Software Engineer
10 10 (3.68%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.31%) Consultant
12 8 (2.94%) Administrator
12 8 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.97%) AngularJS
2 26 (9.56%) Django
3 20 (7.35%) Node.js
4 16 (5.88%) React
4 16 (5.88%) Vue.js
5 9 (3.31%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (2.57%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.10%) Kafka
7 3 (1.10%) Middleware
7 3 (1.10%) MLlib
8 1 (0.37%) CGI
8 1 (0.37%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.37%) ModSecurity
8 1 (0.37%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.66%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.94%) Device Driver
6 7 (2.57%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.84%) CESG
7 5 (1.84%) Industry 4.0
7 5 (1.84%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.84%) Wiki
8 4 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.10%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.10%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.74%) CMDB
11 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 102 (37.50%) Windows
2 97 (35.66%) Linux
3 35 (12.87%) Unix
4 28 (10.29%) Mac OS X
5 17 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.78%) Android
7 12 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.68%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.94%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.84%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.47%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.10%) AIX
12 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.74%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.15%) Software Engineering
2 63 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (20.96%) Mathematics
4 56 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
5 46 (16.91%) DevOps
6 43 (15.81%) Customer Requirements
7 42 (15.44%) TDD
8 34 (12.50%) Business Development
9 33 (12.13%) Open Source
10 32 (11.76%) Data Analysis
11 30 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (10.29%) ITIL
13 27 (9.93%) Change Management
14 26 (9.56%) Release Management
15 25 (9.19%) Unit Testing
16 23 (8.46%) Information Security
17 22 (8.09%) Project Management
18 19 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (6.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (45.22%) C
2 111 (40.81%) Python
3 63 (23.16%) Java
4 62 (22.79%) C++
5 47 (17.28%) SQL
6 39 (14.34%) C#
6 39 (14.34%) JavaScript
7 28 (10.29%) PowerShell
8 27 (9.93%) Bash Shell
8 27 (9.93%) Ruby
9 15 (5.51%) Go
9 15 (5.51%) Perl
10 8 (2.94%) Rust
11 7 (2.57%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.84%) VB
12 5 (1.84%) VBScript
13 4 (1.47%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.47%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.10%) Scala
15 1 (0.37%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 272 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 115 (42.28%) Degree
3 111 (40.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (2.94%) CCDP
6 8 (2.94%) MCSE
6 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.21%) CCNP
7 6 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.84%) ISEB
9 4 (1.47%) CCIE
9 4 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (1.47%) CISSP
9 4 (1.47%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.47%) LPIC
9 4 (1.47%) OSCP
9 4 (1.47%) VCP6
9 4 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.10%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.84%) Government Security Classifications
2 4 (1.47%) SLA
3 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) RMADS
System Software
1 42 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.56%) Docker
3 21 (7.72%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (7.35%) vSphere
5 13 (4.78%) Apache Flume
5 13 (4.78%) HDFS
6 11 (4.04%) VMware NSX
7 9 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.57%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.10%) Firmware
10 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.10%) vCloud
11 1 (0.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 33 (12.13%) Puppet
2 19 (6.99%) Kibana
2 19 (6.99%) SCCM
3 14 (5.15%) Ansible
4 12 (4.41%) SCOM
5 11 (4.04%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.94%) WSUS
7 7 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.57%) Salt
8 4 (1.47%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.47%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.10%) vRealize
10 2 (0.74%) Nagios
11 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.37%) Grafana
11 1 (0.37%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.37%) Perfmon
11 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.91%) VMware
3 29 (10.66%) Atlassian
4 19 (6.99%) Cisco
5 13 (4.78%) SAP
6 12 (4.41%) HP
7 11 (4.04%) Juniper
8 9 (3.31%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.84%) Brocade
9 5 (1.84%) Symantec
10 4 (1.47%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.47%) Citrix
10 4 (1.47%) EMC
10 4 (1.47%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.47%) Oracle
10 4 (1.47%) Veeam
11 3 (1.10%) F5
11 3 (1.10%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.10%) Lumension
11 3 (1.10%) SolarWinds