Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 296 293
Rank change year-on-year +101 -3 +25
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 415 278 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 0.92% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.54% 3.48% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 174 121 194
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,125 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,750 £65,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.13% -8.00% -6.54%

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 7,487 7,991 8,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.25% 26.34% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5,446 6,295 6,817
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% -4.21%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +39 322 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Thames Valley +50 71 £55,000 +13.99% 13
Berkshire +30 61 £65,000 +18.18% 10
Surrey +32 12 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 10 £47,500 - 3
West Sussex - 7 £67,500 -
Middlesex - 3 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £100,000 -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 415 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 278 (66.99%) SC Cleared
3 149 (35.90%) Python
4 135 (32.53%) Software Engineering
5 133 (32.05%) C++
6 131 (31.57%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (30.36%) Linux
8 123 (29.64%) C
9 118 (28.43%) Analytics
10 115 (27.71%) Java
11 114 (27.47%) Degree
12 112 (26.99%) Data Analytics
12 112 (26.99%) Windows
13 110 (26.51%) DevOps
14 102 (24.58%) Business Development
15 92 (22.17%) Artificial Intelligence
16 86 (20.72%) Microsoft
17 84 (20.24%) TDD
18 83 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
19 74 (17.83%) Information Security
20 70 (16.87%) C#
20 70 (16.87%) Docker
21 67 (16.14%) Android
22 63 (15.18%) Open Source
23 60 (14.46%) Self-Motivation
24 59 (14.22%) Continuous Delivery
24 59 (14.22%) JavaScript
25 56 (13.49%) Go
26 55 (13.25%) Node.js
27 54 (13.01%) Ansible

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 20 (4.82%) IIS
2 12 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.72%) Apache
6 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
1 14 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.65%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.37%) Office 365
3 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.20%) Power Platform
5 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.48%) IaaS
6 2 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.08%) TCP/IP
2 37 (8.92%) Network Security
3 24 (5.78%) Firewall
4 14 (3.37%) DNS
5 10 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (2.17%) DHCP
6 9 (2.17%) WAN
7 8 (1.93%) Internet
8 7 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.45%) Wireless
10 4 (0.96%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (0.96%) LAN
10 4 (0.96%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.72%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (0.72%) SAN
11 3 (0.72%) SNMP
12 2 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.48%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.99%) Big Data
2 27 (6.51%) Neo4j
3 23 (5.54%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.20%) Power BI
6 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.96%) MySQL
8 3 (0.72%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.72%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (0.72%) OrientDB
9 2 (0.48%) HBase
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.24%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (6.99%) GitLab
1 29 (6.99%) Vagrant
2 23 (5.54%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.20%) JIRA
4 5 (1.20%) Subversion
5 4 (0.96%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.24%) GDB
7 1 (0.24%) Grunt
7 1 (0.24%) gulp
7 1 (0.24%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 18 (4.34%) Finance
1 18 (4.34%) Games
1 18 (4.34%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.10%) Law
3 16 (3.86%) Electronics
3 16 (3.86%) Marketing
4 15 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.37%) Military
6 6 (1.45%) Advertising
7 2 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (18.55%) Developer
2 70 (16.87%) Architect
3 53 (12.77%) Software Engineer
4 43 (10.36%) Python Developer
5 39 (9.40%) Analyst
6 33 (7.95%) Security Architect
7 26 (6.27%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 26 (6.27%) Software Developer
8 24 (5.78%) C++ Developer
8 24 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (5.78%) Project Manager
9 23 (5.54%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 23 (5.54%) Java Developer
10 22 (5.30%) C# Developer
10 22 (5.30%) C++ Software Developer
10 22 (5.30%) C++ Software Engineer
10 22 (5.30%) Java Engineer
11 21 (5.06%) C# Software Engineer
11 21 (5.06%) Java Software Engineer
11 21 (5.06%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.25%) Node.js
2 48 (11.57%) AngularJS
3 43 (10.36%) Vue.js
4 36 (8.67%) Django
4 36 (8.67%) React
5 12 (2.89%) Spring
6 11 (2.65%) Flask
7 10 (2.41%) Software Packaging
8 6 (1.45%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (1.20%) HTML
9 5 (1.20%) HTML5
9 5 (1.20%) Web Services
10 4 (0.96%) .NET
10 4 (0.96%) .NET Core
10 4 (0.96%) Kafka
11 3 (0.72%) ZeroMQ
12 2 (0.48%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.48%) jQuery
12 2 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.48%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.46%) Self-Motivation
2 46 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.92%) Cyberthreat
3 37 (8.92%) Management Information System
4 31 (7.47%) CESG
5 22 (5.30%) Device Driver
6 17 (4.10%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.86%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.65%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.65%) Robotics
9 9 (2.17%) Cybercrime
9 9 (2.17%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.69%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.72%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.48%) Life Science
13 2 (0.48%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.48%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 126 (30.36%) Linux
2 112 (26.99%) Windows
3 67 (16.14%) Android
4 43 (10.36%) Windows Server
5 26 (6.27%) Unix
6 23 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (5.30%) Mac OS X
8 21 (5.06%) Windows 7
9 18 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (4.10%) Apple iOS
11 14 (3.37%) Windows 2000
11 14 (3.37%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.72%) CentOS
14 1 (0.24%) HPUX
14 1 (0.24%) Solaris
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (32.53%) Software Engineering
2 131 (31.57%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (28.43%) Analytics
4 112 (26.99%) Data Analytics
5 110 (26.51%) DevOps
6 102 (24.58%) Business Development
7 92 (22.17%) Artificial Intelligence
8 84 (20.24%) TDD
9 83 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
10 74 (17.83%) Information Security
11 63 (15.18%) Open Source
12 59 (14.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (10.36%) Mentoring
14 42 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (9.88%) Systems Engineering
16 39 (9.40%) Computer Science
17 38 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (8.92%) ITIL
19 34 (8.19%) Presales
19 34 (8.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 149 (35.90%) Python
2 133 (32.05%) C++
3 123 (29.64%) C
4 115 (27.71%) Java
5 70 (16.87%) C#
6 59 (14.22%) JavaScript
7 56 (13.49%) Go
8 35 (8.43%) Ruby
9 25 (6.02%) PowerShell
9 25 (6.02%) SQL
10 20 (4.82%) Rust
11 17 (4.10%) Kotlin
12 15 (3.61%) Scala
13 13 (3.13%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.65%) Clojure
15 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.96%) ES6
17 2 (0.48%) R
18 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
18 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 415 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 278 (66.99%) SC Cleared
3 114 (27.47%) Degree
4 29 (6.99%) CESG Certified Professional
5 18 (4.34%) APMP
5 18 (4.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.17%) CCIE
7 9 (2.17%) CISSP
7 9 (2.17%) GIAC
7 9 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (1.93%) IISP
9 7 (1.69%) CISA
9 7 (1.69%) CRISC
9 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.45%) CCNP
11 4 (0.96%) MCSA
11 4 (0.96%) MCSE
11 4 (0.96%) VCP6
11 4 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.86%) SLA
2 7 (1.69%) GDPR
2 7 (1.69%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.96%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.72%) RMADS
5 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) NCSC
5 2 (0.48%) NIST
6 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (16.87%) Docker
2 46 (11.08%) Active Directory
3 33 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (5.78%) vSphere
5 18 (4.34%) VirtualBox
6 15 (3.61%) Hyper-V
7 13 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.96%) vCloud
10 3 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.72%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.48%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.48%) HDFS
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 54 (13.01%) Ansible
2 24 (5.78%) SCCM
3 16 (3.86%) SCOM
4 13 (3.13%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.65%) Terraform
6 8 (1.93%) Puppet
7 7 (1.69%) vCenter Server
7 7 (1.69%) WSUS
8 6 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (1.45%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.45%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.20%) Salt
10 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.48%) Check_MK
11 2 (0.48%) Nagios
11 2 (0.48%) Rsyslog
11 2 (0.48%) TrustSec
11 2 (0.48%) vRealize
12 1 (0.24%) Kibana
12 1 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 86 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.81%) VMware
3 22 (5.30%) Cisco
3 22 (5.30%) HP
4 19 (4.58%) Citrix
5 16 (3.86%) Samsung
6 15 (3.61%) SAP
7 9 (2.17%) Symantec
8 8 (1.93%) Oracle
9 6 (1.45%) EMC
10 5 (1.20%) Google
10 5 (1.20%) Juniper
10 5 (1.20%) Tableau
11 4 (0.96%) PlateSpin
12 3 (0.72%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.72%) IBM
13 2 (0.48%) Blue Coat
13 2 (0.48%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.48%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.48%) Tufin