Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 308 126 262
Rank change year-on-year -182 +136 +60
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 148 188 282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 2.34% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 8.89% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 116 129 200
10th Percentile £39,750 £34,000 £23,743
25th Percentile £45,000 £35,525 £35,394
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £76,150
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 5,085 2,115 6,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.31% 26.36% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,734 1,576 5,205
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £37,500 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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 -136 85 £57,500 +43.75% 42
Surrey -28 39 £60,000 +17.07% 2
Thames Valley -137 19 £42,500 +9.11% 14
Berkshire -102 18 £43,500 +11.68% 11
West Sussex -11 8 £65,000 +13.04%
Buckinghamshire -68 1 £42,500 -32.00% 3
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (47.30%) SC Cleared
3 46 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (23.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 30 (20.27%) Social Skills
6 27 (18.24%) Windows
7 23 (15.54%) Linux
7 23 (15.54%) Windows Server
8 22 (14.86%) C
9 21 (14.19%) DevOps
10 20 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (13.51%) Creative Thinking
10 20 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (13.51%) Military
11 19 (12.84%) Public Sector
12 17 (11.49%) ITIL
12 17 (11.49%) Waterfall
13 15 (10.14%) Java
13 15 (10.14%) Service Delivery
13 15 (10.14%) Information Security
13 15 (10.14%) Finance
14 14 (9.46%) Telecoms
14 14 (9.46%) VMware
14 14 (9.46%) PowerShell
14 14 (9.46%) Ansible
14 14 (9.46%) Coaching
15 13 (8.78%) Degree
15 13 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (8.78%) Python
15 13 (8.78%) SLA

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 5 (3.38%) IIS
2 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.68%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.68%) JBoss
3 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.08%) Azure
2 6 (4.05%) AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) DNS
1 8 (5.41%) Firewall
2 7 (4.73%) Wireless
3 6 (4.05%) Network Security
4 5 (3.38%) VLAN
4 5 (3.38%) VPN
4 5 (3.38%) WAN
5 4 (2.70%) DAB
5 4 (2.70%) LAN
6 3 (2.03%) BGP
6 3 (2.03%) DHCP
6 3 (2.03%) OSPF
7 2 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.35%) DWDM
7 2 (1.35%) VoIP
7 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.68%) IPsec
8 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.68%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) Big Data
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.35%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.35%) DB2
4 2 (1.35%) MySQL
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.68%) HBase
5 1 (0.68%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) OLAP
5 1 (0.68%) Power BI
5 1 (0.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.73%) StarTeam
2 4 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.03%) JIRA
3 3 (2.03%) Robot Framework
4 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.35%) Selenium
4 2 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) git-flow
5 1 (0.68%) GitLab
5 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.68%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.68%) PyCharm
5 1 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.68%) WebStorm
General
1 35 (23.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 30 (20.27%) Social Skills
3 20 (13.51%) Military
4 19 (12.84%) Public Sector
5 15 (10.14%) Finance
6 14 (9.46%) Telecoms
7 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.73%) Multimedia
9 4 (2.70%) Electronics
9 4 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (2.03%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.35%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.68%) Police
12 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (13.51%) Project Manager
2 18 (12.16%) Architect
3 12 (8.11%) Developer
4 9 (6.08%) Incident Manager
4 9 (6.08%) IT Manager
4 9 (6.08%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 8 (5.41%) Major Incident Manager
5 8 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 7 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.73%) RF Engineer
6 7 (4.73%) Senior Tester
6 7 (4.73%) Tester
7 6 (4.05%) Analyst
7 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Trainee
8 5 (3.38%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) Vue.js
2 5 (3.38%) .NET
2 5 (3.38%) .NET Core
2 5 (3.38%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.38%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.38%) ASP.NET Core
2 5 (3.38%) Entity Framework
2 5 (3.38%) LINQ
3 3 (2.03%) GraphQL
4 2 (1.35%) Apollo GraphQL
4 2 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.35%) HTML
4 2 (1.35%) React
4 2 (1.35%) REST
4 2 (1.35%) RESTful
4 2 (1.35%) Vuetify.js
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) JPA
5 1 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.73%) User Experience
4 6 (4.05%) Cybercrime
4 6 (4.05%) iPhone
4 6 (4.05%) PKI
5 5 (3.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.70%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.68%) CESG
9 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.68%) Handset
9 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.24%) Windows
2 23 (15.54%) Linux
2 23 (15.54%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.41%) Android
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (1.35%) Unix
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.19%) DevOps
3 20 (13.51%) Creative Thinking
3 20 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (11.49%) ITIL
4 17 (11.49%) Waterfall
5 15 (10.14%) Information Security
5 15 (10.14%) Service Delivery
6 14 (9.46%) Coaching
7 13 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.11%) Agile Coaching
8 12 (8.11%) Scrum
9 11 (7.43%) Planning and Forecasting
9 11 (7.43%) Project Delivery
9 11 (7.43%) Project Planning
10 10 (6.76%) Decision-Making
10 10 (6.76%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.76%) Service Management
10 10 (6.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.86%) C
2 15 (10.14%) Java
3 14 (9.46%) PowerShell
4 13 (8.78%) Python
5 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.38%) C#
7 5 (3.38%) C++
8 4 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.70%) SQL
9 2 (1.35%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.35%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (47.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.78%) Degree
4 8 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.73%) CCNA
5 7 (4.73%) HNC
5 7 (4.73%) HND
5 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (4.05%) CRISC
6 6 (4.05%) PhD
7 5 (3.38%) CCNP
7 5 (3.38%) CISSP
8 4 (2.70%) IISP
9 3 (2.03%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (1.35%) APMP
10 2 (1.35%) CCDP
10 2 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.35%) CISM
10 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.70%) NIST
3 3 (2.03%) Def Stans
3 3 (2.03%) RMADS
4 2 (1.35%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.35%) NCSC
5 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.68%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.73%) Docker
4 4 (2.70%) Firmware
4 4 (2.70%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.35%) HDFS
6 2 (1.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) Ansible
2 7 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.70%) Puppet
3 4 (2.70%) Terraform
4 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.68%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) SCSM
5 1 (0.68%) vRealize
5 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (9.46%) VMware
2 12 (8.11%) Cisco
3 10 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.38%) Juniper
5 3 (2.03%) Agilent
5 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.03%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.03%) McAfee
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle
6 2 (1.35%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.35%) Broadcom
6 2 (1.35%) Brocade
6 2 (1.35%) Dell
6 2 (1.35%) F5
6 2 (1.35%) FireEye
6 2 (1.35%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.35%) Symantec
7 1 (0.68%) BiZZdesign
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.68%) NetApp