Period
to

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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 261 267 181
Rank change year-on-year +6 -86 +23
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 274 156 221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 0.98% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.55% 3.75% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 181 109 134
10th Percentile £32,750 £39,250 £34,000
25th Percentile £41,939 £47,500 £35,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,500 £62,500 £38,950
Median % change year-on-year -11.20% +60.46% -18.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £63,438
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £53,440
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.92% +2.77%

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 7,723 4,165 3,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.95% 26.29% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,049 2,433 2,653
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in the South East over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +8 146 £65,000 - 22
Thames Valley +19 91 £44,623 -37.37% 26
Berkshire +13 46 £45,000 -37.93% 24
Buckinghamshire -8 34 £44,623 +5.00% 2
Surrey -63 30 £52,500 -4.55%
Oxfordshire - 11 - -
West Sussex -4 8 £70,000 +7.69%
Home Counties - 1 £26,000 -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 155 (56.57%) SC Cleared
3 85 (31.02%) Agile
4 84 (30.66%) Finance
5 75 (27.37%) Social Skills
6 68 (24.82%) Project Management
7 55 (20.07%) Cybersecurity
8 51 (18.61%) Windows
9 45 (16.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 44 (16.06%) Azure
11 43 (15.69%) AWS
12 42 (15.33%) Linux
13 40 (14.60%) ITIL
14 39 (14.23%) Firewall
15 38 (13.87%) Active Directory
16 35 (12.77%) Windows Server
17 34 (12.41%) Risk Assessment
18 33 (12.04%) VMware
18 33 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (11.68%) DevOps
19 32 (11.68%) Project Delivery
20 26 (9.49%) Microsoft
20 26 (9.49%) SharePoint
20 26 (9.49%) Information Assurance
21 25 (9.12%) Coaching
21 25 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (9.12%) Cisco
21 25 (9.12%) Service Delivery
22 24 (8.76%) DNS
22 24 (8.76%) Degree

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 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.57%) Apache
2 18 (6.57%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.74%) Jetty
4 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.46%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.46%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.73%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.65%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.06%) Azure
2 43 (15.69%) AWS
3 15 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.65%) GCP
5 3 (1.09%) IaaS
5 3 (1.09%) PaaS
5 3 (1.09%) SaaS
6 2 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.23%) Firewall
2 24 (8.76%) DNS
3 12 (4.38%) DHCP
4 8 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (2.19%) Network Security
6 5 (1.82%) DAB
6 5 (1.82%) NetScaler
6 5 (1.82%) SD-WAN
6 5 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.46%) Skype
7 4 (1.46%) VPN
8 3 (1.09%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.09%) WAN
8 3 (1.09%) Wireless
9 2 (0.73%) BGP
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.73%) FCoE
9 2 (0.73%) NAS
9 2 (0.73%) OSPF
9 2 (0.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.19%) Big Data
3 4 (1.46%) Data Lake
3 4 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.36%) Flink
6 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.36%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (3.28%) JIRA
2 7 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 84 (30.66%) Finance
2 75 (27.37%) Social Skills
3 45 (16.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 25 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.65%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.28%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.55%) Military
8 6 (2.19%) Billing
9 5 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.09%) Advertising
10 3 (1.09%) Electronics
11 2 (0.73%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Aviation
12 1 (0.36%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.36%) Legal
12 1 (0.36%) Marketing
12 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (20.44%) Project Manager
2 45 (16.42%) Architect
3 27 (9.85%) Support Engineer
4 26 (9.49%) Senior Manager
4 26 (9.49%) Senior Project Manager
5 24 (8.76%) Analyst
6 17 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (5.47%) Network Engineer
8 13 (4.74%) Security Architect
9 11 (4.01%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.01%) Service Architect
10 9 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.28%) Operations Manager
10 9 (3.28%) Security Engineer
11 8 (2.92%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (2.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (2.92%) IT Engineer
11 8 (2.92%) IT Security Engineer
11 8 (2.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (2.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.92%) LDAP
1 8 (2.92%) SAML
2 4 (1.46%) Apache NiFi
2 4 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (1.46%) Kafka
3 3 (1.09%) HTML
3 3 (1.09%) ModSecurity
4 1 (0.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.36%) Keras
4 1 (0.36%) Middleware
4 1 (0.36%) PyTorch
4 1 (0.36%) REST
4 1 (0.36%) RESTful
4 1 (0.36%) SOAP
4 1 (0.36%) Spring
4 1 (0.36%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.03%) Cyberattack
2 15 (5.47%) Replication
3 11 (4.01%) PKI
4 10 (3.65%) Cyber Defence
5 9 (3.28%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.19%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.09%) PMI
9 2 (0.73%) CESG
9 2 (0.73%) Clustering
9 2 (0.73%) CMDB
9 2 (0.73%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.73%) SCADA
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.61%) Windows
2 42 (15.33%) Linux
3 35 (12.77%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.66%) Unix
5 11 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.28%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.09%) Solaris
10 2 (0.73%) CentOS
10 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) Android
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.36%) VMS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.02%) Agile
2 68 (24.82%) Project Management
3 55 (20.07%) Cybersecurity
4 40 (14.60%) ITIL
5 34 (12.41%) Risk Assessment
6 32 (11.68%) DevOps
6 32 (11.68%) Project Delivery
7 26 (9.49%) Information Assurance
8 25 (9.12%) Coaching
8 25 (9.12%) Service Delivery
9 24 (8.76%) SIEM
10 23 (8.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 23 (8.39%) Waterfall
11 21 (7.66%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 21 (7.66%) Decision-Making
11 21 (7.66%) PRINCE2
11 21 (7.66%) Threat Intelligence
12 20 (7.30%) Change Management
12 20 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (7.30%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.93%) Python
2 13 (4.74%) C
3 11 (4.01%) Java
4 10 (3.65%) Bash
4 10 (3.65%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.55%) SQL
6 4 (1.46%) C#
7 3 (1.09%) C++
7 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.73%) sed
9 1 (0.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 274 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 155 (56.57%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.76%) Degree
4 23 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (8.03%) CCNA
6 12 (4.38%) CISSP
7 11 (4.01%) CISM
8 10 (3.65%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (3.65%) MAPM
8 10 (3.65%) PMI Certification
9 9 (3.28%) CBAP
9 9 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (3.28%) IIBA
9 9 (3.28%) PMP
10 8 (2.92%) CEH
11 7 (2.55%) CCNP
12 6 (2.19%) CREST Certified
12 6 (2.19%) CRISC
13 5 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (1.46%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.39%) NCSC
2 19 (6.93%) PMO
3 16 (5.84%) SLA
4 15 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (5.47%) JSP 440
5 14 (5.11%) RMADS
6 8 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (2.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (1.46%) Accessibility
8 4 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.46%) Government Security Classifications
8 4 (1.46%) QA
9 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.36%) GDPR
9 1 (0.36%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.36%) IASME
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.36%) NIST
9 1 (0.36%) NIST 800
System Software
1 38 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.19%) Docker
4 6 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.46%) XenApp
6 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (5.11%) WSUS
2 13 (4.74%) Ansible
3 11 (4.01%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 8 (2.92%) Nexpose
5 7 (2.55%) vCenter Server
6 6 (2.19%) SCCM
7 5 (1.82%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.46%) SCOM
8 4 (1.46%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.09%) logstash
9 3 (1.09%) Puppet
10 2 (0.73%) MIIS
10 2 (0.73%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.36%) Kibana
11 1 (0.36%) SCSM
11 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (12.04%) VMware
2 26 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.12%) Cisco
4 16 (5.84%) Oracle
5 15 (5.47%) Citrix
6 11 (4.01%) Juniper
7 10 (3.65%) Google
7 10 (3.65%) Palo Alto
8 8 (2.92%) Centrify
8 8 (2.92%) Splunk
9 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.19%) McAfee
10 6 (2.19%) QinetiQ
11 4 (1.46%) BT
11 4 (1.46%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.09%) Veeam
13 1 (0.36%) Brocade
13 1 (0.36%) EMC
13 1 (0.36%) IBM
13 1 (0.36%) SAP