Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 259 308 266
Rank change year-on-year +49 -42 +10
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 280 257 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 0.88% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 3.30% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 165 135 227
South East median annual salary £54,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.68% +11.76% -22.73%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £90,300 £69,200 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%

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 6,968 7,784 8,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.45% 26.74% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5,097 5,995 6,497
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +9 158 £49,500 +4.21% 39
Thames Valley +33 88 £65,000 +57.58% 20
Berkshire +28 71 £70,000 +69.70% 13
Buckinghamshire +19 14 £47,500 -20.17% 4
Surrey +55 13 £45,000 -33.33% 6
West Sussex - 11 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire +21 3 £52,500 +87.50% 3
Middlesex - 3 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £100,000 -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 163 (58.21%) SC Cleared
3 100 (35.71%) Windows
4 82 (29.29%) Microsoft
5 74 (26.43%) VMware
6 60 (21.43%) Degree
7 56 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 52 (18.57%) Windows Server
9 49 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (16.43%) C
11 45 (16.07%) TCP/IP
12 44 (15.71%) Software Engineering
13 43 (15.36%) ITIL
13 43 (15.36%) Cybersecurity
14 41 (14.64%) Linux
14 41 (14.64%) Python
15 40 (14.29%) Cisco
16 38 (13.57%) Java
16 38 (13.57%) SCCM
17 37 (13.21%) C#
17 37 (13.21%) Firewall
18 36 (12.86%) Public Sector
19 35 (12.50%) C++
20 34 (12.14%) HP
21 33 (11.79%) DNS
21 33 (11.79%) Business Development
21 33 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
22 32 (11.43%) Big Data
23 31 (11.07%) SCOM
23 31 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008

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 17 (6.07%) IIS
2 11 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.50%) Apache
4 7 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.57%) AWS
2 21 (7.50%) Office 365
3 10 (3.57%) Azure
4 6 (2.14%) IaaS
5 4 (1.43%) GCP
5 4 (1.43%) SaaS
6 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.07%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 37 (13.21%) Firewall
3 33 (11.79%) DNS
4 24 (8.57%) DHCP
5 18 (6.43%) Network Security
6 16 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (5.71%) WAN
7 14 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (3.21%) BGP
9 8 (2.86%) OSPF
9 8 (2.86%) Wireshark
10 7 (2.50%) DAB
10 7 (2.50%) VPN
10 7 (2.50%) Wireless
11 6 (2.14%) Internet
11 6 (2.14%) LAN
12 5 (1.79%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.79%) DWDM
12 5 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.43%) Big Data
2 17 (6.07%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.93%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.79%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.43%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (1.43%) MySQL
8 4 (1.43%) OrientDB
8 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.07%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.71%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.36%) HBase
11 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.43%) JIRA
1 4 (1.43%) Subversion
2 3 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.36%) GDB
4 1 (0.36%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (0.36%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 36 (12.86%) Public Sector
2 30 (10.71%) Finance
3 22 (7.86%) Electronics
4 21 (7.50%) Marketing
5 20 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 19 (6.79%) Manufacturing
6 19 (6.79%) Military
7 9 (3.21%) Games
8 4 (1.43%) Advertising
8 4 (1.43%) Law
9 3 (1.07%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Police
Job Titles
1 54 (19.29%) Architect
2 31 (11.07%) Analyst
3 25 (8.93%) Software Engineer
4 19 (6.79%) Support Engineer
5 18 (6.43%) Service Analyst
5 18 (6.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (6.07%) Developer
6 17 (6.07%) Server Engineer
7 16 (5.71%) Network Engineer
8 14 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.93%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (3.93%) Consultant
10 11 (3.93%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 11 (3.93%) Security Specialist
11 10 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (3.57%) Incident Manager
11 10 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (3.57%) Java Engineer
11 10 (3.57%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.21%) Natural Language Processing
1 9 (3.21%) Software Packaging
2 5 (1.79%) Kafka
2 5 (1.79%) Web Services
3 4 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.43%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.43%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (1.07%) .NET
4 3 (1.07%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.07%) Django
5 2 (0.71%) Web Services Management
6 1 (0.36%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) Node.js
6 1 (0.36%) React
6 1 (0.36%) Spring
6 1 (0.36%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.29%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.29%) Cybercrime
2 12 (4.29%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.21%) Cyberattack
6 8 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.50%) CMDB
8 6 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.43%) Clustering
11 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.07%) PKI
12 2 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.36%) Acoustics
13 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 100 (35.71%) Windows
2 52 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 41 (14.64%) Linux
4 31 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (8.93%) Windows 7
6 19 (6.79%) Windows XP
7 18 (6.43%) Windows 2000
8 16 (5.71%) Android
9 14 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 14 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.43%) CentOS
11 4 (1.43%) Unix
11 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.07%) VMS
13 2 (0.71%) Fedora
13 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.36%) HPUX
14 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.71%) Software Engineering
2 43 (15.36%) Cybersecurity
2 43 (15.36%) ITIL
3 33 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.79%) Business Development
4 31 (11.07%) Analytics
5 24 (8.57%) Computer Science
6 22 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (7.86%) DevOps
6 22 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (7.50%) Service Management
8 20 (7.14%) Data Analytics
8 20 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 20 (7.14%) Machine Learning
8 20 (7.14%) TDD
9 19 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (6.79%) SIEM
10 18 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (6.43%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.43%) C
2 41 (14.64%) Python
3 38 (13.57%) Java
4 37 (13.21%) C#
5 35 (12.50%) C++
6 23 (8.21%) SQL
7 19 (6.79%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.21%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.50%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.43%) Scala
12 3 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.71%) Go
14 1 (0.36%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.36%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 280 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 163 (58.21%) SC Cleared
3 60 (21.43%) Degree
4 29 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (8.93%) CISSP
6 19 (6.79%) CCNP
7 16 (5.71%) CCNA
8 14 (5.00%) GIAC
9 12 (4.29%) IISP
10 11 (3.93%) CCDP
10 11 (3.93%) CISA
10 11 (3.93%) CRISC
10 11 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (2.86%) CCIE
13 6 (2.14%) JNCIS
13 6 (2.14%) MCSE
14 5 (1.79%) CEH
14 5 (1.79%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.86%) SLA
2 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.43%) NIST
2 4 (1.43%) RMADS
3 2 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.71%) ISO 22301
3 2 (0.71%) NCSC
3 2 (0.71%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 56 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 49 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.79%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.21%) VMware NSX
6 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.79%) Docker
8 4 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (1.43%) vSphere
9 3 (1.07%) vCloud
10 2 (0.71%) KVM
10 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.36%) Firmware
11 1 (0.36%) HDFS
11 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (13.57%) SCCM
2 31 (11.07%) SCOM
3 18 (6.43%) WSUS
4 14 (5.00%) vCenter Server
5 13 (4.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 13 (4.64%) NetBackup
5 13 (4.64%) SCVMM
6 8 (2.86%) vRealize
7 7 (2.50%) Ansible
8 6 (2.14%) Puppet
9 4 (1.43%) Nagios
9 4 (1.43%) QRadar
9 4 (1.43%) Salt
10 3 (1.07%) Terraform
11 2 (0.71%) Avamar
11 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.71%) OpenNMS
11 2 (0.71%) TrustSec
12 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 82 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 74 (26.43%) VMware
3 40 (14.29%) Cisco
4 34 (12.14%) HP
5 24 (8.57%) Citrix
6 22 (7.86%) SAP
7 17 (6.07%) Symantec
8 13 (4.64%) EMC
9 12 (4.29%) Juniper
10 10 (3.57%) IBM
11 7 (2.50%) McAfee
11 7 (2.50%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.14%) Brocade
12 6 (2.14%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.14%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.14%) PlateSpin
13 5 (1.79%) ArcSight
13 5 (1.79%) Google
13 5 (1.79%) Oracle
13 5 (1.79%) Splunk