Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 276 150 215
Rank change year-on-year -126 +65 +95
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 164 231 401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.93% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 7.43% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 126 140 194
10th Percentile £39,250 £34,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £35,525 £35,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £38,950 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +66.88% -22.10% +11.11%
75th Percentile £76,250 £62,813 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £79,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +13.04%

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 4,408 3,110 7,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.97% 26.03% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,582 2,294 5,534
10th Percentile £29,091 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -84 103 £65,000 +44.44% 15
Surrey -1 37 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Thames Valley -90 25 £70,000 +79.72% 9
Berkshire -86 24 £70,000 +79.72% 7
West Sussex - 8 £65,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -28 1 £42,500 -32.00% 2
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 98 (59.76%) SC Cleared
3 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (25.00%) C
5 31 (18.90%) Social Skills
6 27 (16.46%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (14.63%) Linux
7 24 (14.63%) Military
8 23 (14.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 22 (13.41%) ITIL
10 21 (12.80%) Windows
10 21 (12.80%) AWS
11 20 (12.20%) DevOps
12 19 (11.59%) Windows Server
12 19 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (11.59%) Java
12 19 (11.59%) Project Management
12 19 (11.59%) Information Security
13 17 (10.37%) Degree
13 17 (10.37%) Infrastructure as Code
13 17 (10.37%) Coaching
14 16 (9.76%) Azure
14 16 (9.76%) Public Sector
14 16 (9.76%) Agile Coaching
14 16 (9.76%) VMware
15 15 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (8.54%) Ansible
16 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (8.54%) Service Delivery
16 14 (8.54%) Microsoft

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 4 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.44%) IIS
2 2 (1.22%) JBoss
2 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.61%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.61%) Jetty
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.61%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.80%) AWS
2 16 (9.76%) Azure
3 7 (4.27%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (4.27%) SaaS
4 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.22%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.22%) Serverless
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Sentinel
6 1 (0.61%) GCP
6 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) Firewall
2 8 (4.88%) Wireless
3 7 (4.27%) WAN
4 6 (3.66%) DNS
4 6 (3.66%) Network Security
4 6 (3.66%) VPN
5 5 (3.05%) VSAN
6 4 (2.44%) BGP
6 4 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.44%) OSPF
7 3 (1.83%) DAB
7 3 (1.83%) LAN
7 3 (1.83%) Skype
7 3 (1.83%) VLAN
8 2 (1.22%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.22%) DHCP
8 2 (1.22%) DWDM
8 2 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.27%) Big Data
2 6 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.22%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.22%) DB2
5 2 (1.22%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.22%) MySQL
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.61%) HBase
6 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.61%) OLAP
6 1 (0.61%) Power BI
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) StarTeam
2 4 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.83%) GitLab
4 2 (1.22%) JIRA
4 2 (1.22%) Maven
4 2 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.61%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.61%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.61%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (18.90%) Social Skills
2 24 (14.63%) Military
3 23 (14.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 16 (9.76%) Public Sector
5 15 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.71%) Electronics
6 11 (6.71%) Finance
7 8 (4.88%) Marketing
8 6 (3.66%) Influencing Skills
9 5 (3.05%) Multimedia
9 5 (3.05%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (1.22%) Cyber-Physical System
12 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.61%) Law
13 1 (0.61%) Legal
13 1 (0.61%) Police
Job Titles
1 31 (18.90%) Architect
2 24 (14.63%) Project Manager
3 10 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (6.10%) Electronics Engineer
4 8 (4.88%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 8 (4.88%) Developer
4 8 (4.88%) IT Manager
4 8 (4.88%) Network Engineer
5 7 (4.27%) AWS Architect
5 7 (4.27%) Head of Business Systems
5 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (4.27%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (4.27%) Lead Architect
5 7 (4.27%) Senior Manager
6 6 (3.66%) Analyst
6 6 (3.66%) IT Engineer
6 6 (3.66%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (3.66%) Support Engineer
6 6 (3.66%) Tester
6 6 (3.66%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.05%) Vue.js
2 4 (2.44%) .NET
3 3 (1.83%) .NET Core
3 3 (1.83%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.83%) Entity Framework
3 3 (1.83%) GraphQL
3 3 (1.83%) LINQ
4 2 (1.22%) Apollo GraphQL
4 2 (1.22%) REST
4 2 (1.22%) RESTful
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (0.61%) CSS3
5 1 (0.61%) HTML5
5 1 (0.61%) Node.js
5 1 (0.61%) React
5 1 (0.61%) Semantic UI
5 1 (0.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.10%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (6.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (6.10%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.88%) PMI
4 7 (4.27%) Cybercrime
5 6 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.66%) iPhone
6 5 (3.05%) User Experience
6 5 (3.05%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.22%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.22%) PKI
10 1 (0.61%) Clustering
10 1 (0.61%) Robotics
10 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.63%) Linux
2 21 (12.80%) Windows
3 19 (11.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.27%) Android
5 3 (1.83%) Unix
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.22%) CentOS
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.46%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (13.41%) ITIL
4 20 (12.20%) DevOps
5 19 (11.59%) Information Security
5 19 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (11.59%) Project Management
6 17 (10.37%) Coaching
6 17 (10.37%) Infrastructure as Code
7 16 (9.76%) Agile Coaching
8 14 (8.54%) Service Delivery
8 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.93%) Business Analysis
9 13 (7.93%) Decision-Making
10 12 (7.32%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (6.71%) Migration
11 11 (6.71%) Project Delivery
11 11 (6.71%) Project Planning
11 11 (6.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.00%) C
2 19 (11.59%) Java
3 13 (7.93%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.32%) Python
5 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.27%) C++
6 6 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.66%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.05%) SQL
8 3 (1.83%) C#
9 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.61%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.61%) Scala
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 164 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 98 (59.76%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.37%) Degree
4 13 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.32%) CCNA
6 11 (6.71%) PhD
7 9 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (4.88%) PMI Certification
8 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (4.27%) CISSP
10 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.05%) APMP
11 5 (3.05%) AWS Certification
11 5 (3.05%) CRISC
11 5 (3.05%) HNC
11 5 (3.05%) HND
11 5 (3.05%) MCSA
11 5 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.44%) IISP
13 3 (1.83%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) SLA
2 7 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.66%) NIST
4 5 (3.05%) Def Stans
5 4 (2.44%) NCSC
5 4 (2.44%) RMADS
6 3 (1.83%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.61%) GDPR
7 1 (0.61%) GRC
7 1 (0.61%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (6.71%) Active Directory
1 11 (6.71%) Firmware
1 11 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.49%) Docker
3 7 (4.27%) vSphere
4 6 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.83%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.22%) HDFS
6 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (8.54%) Ansible
2 6 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.44%) Puppet
4 3 (1.83%) SCCM
4 3 (1.83%) Terraform
5 1 (0.61%) logstash
5 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.61%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.61%) SCSM
5 1 (0.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (9.76%) VMware
2 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.71%) Cisco
4 10 (6.10%) SAP
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle
6 5 (3.05%) Agilent
7 4 (2.44%) Juniper
7 4 (2.44%) McAfee
8 3 (1.83%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.83%) Citrix
9 2 (1.22%) Brocade
9 2 (1.22%) F5
9 2 (1.22%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.61%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.61%) HP
10 1 (0.61%) IBM
10 1 (0.61%) Lumension
10 1 (0.61%) Polycom
10 1 (0.61%) Splunk
10 1 (0.61%) TippingPoint