Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 346 379
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33 -211
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 225 201 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 2.35% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 97 107 115
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,375 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.01% -9.76% +9.38%

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 8,289 8,544 12,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.25% 28.32% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6,563 6,907 10,003
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 +48 186 £42,250 -23.18% 24
Thames Valley -68 34 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Berkshire -11 25 £55,000 +29.41% 11
Buckinghamshire -14 5 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Oxfordshire -65 4 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Surrey -10 3 £38,000 -17.84%
Middlesex +8 1 £22,500 -47.06%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 110 (48.89%) SC Cleared
3 88 (39.11%) Windows
4 79 (35.11%) Degree
5 75 (33.33%) C
6 65 (28.89%) Python
7 61 (27.11%) Microsoft
8 60 (26.67%) VMware
9 54 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (22.67%) Customer Requirements
10 51 (22.67%) Software Engineering
11 50 (22.22%) C++
12 47 (20.89%) Linux
13 42 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (17.78%) Java
14 40 (17.78%) Firewall
15 39 (17.33%) Active Directory
16 38 (16.89%) Information Security
17 34 (15.11%) LAN
17 34 (15.11%) Network Security
18 29 (12.89%) Cybersecurity
19 27 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (12.00%) WAN
19 27 (12.00%) Unix
20 25 (11.11%) TDD
21 24 (10.67%) DevOps
21 24 (10.67%) Windows 10
22 23 (10.22%) Windows 7
22 23 (10.22%) Mathematics
22 23 (10.22%) Service Delivery

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 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 17 (7.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.33%) Confluence
5 2 (0.89%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.78%) Firewall
2 34 (15.11%) LAN
2 34 (15.11%) Network Security
3 27 (12.00%) WAN
4 21 (9.33%) Wireless
5 14 (6.22%) DHCP
5 14 (6.22%) DNS
6 12 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (5.33%) VLAN
7 10 (4.44%) VSAN
8 9 (4.00%) BGP
8 9 (4.00%) OSPF
9 7 (3.11%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.67%) DAB
10 6 (2.67%) VPN
11 5 (2.22%) 5G
11 5 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.22%) GSM
11 5 (2.22%) Junos
12 4 (1.78%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.11%) Geospatial Data
1 7 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) Big Data
3 4 (1.78%) MySQL
4 3 (1.33%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.33%) HBase
4 3 (1.33%) Impala
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.78%) JIRA
3 3 (1.33%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.89%) IDA Disassembler
4 2 (0.89%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.89%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.89%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.89%) Subversion
4 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.44%) JMeter
5 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.44%) Selenium
5 1 (0.44%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (7.11%) Law
2 15 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.78%) Finance
4 12 (5.33%) Military
5 9 (4.00%) Legal
5 9 (4.00%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.89%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 35 (15.56%) Architect
3 25 (11.11%) Analyst
4 17 (7.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 15 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 12 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (4.89%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.44%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) Security Architect
10 8 (3.56%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (3.56%) Consultant
10 8 (3.56%) Java Engineer
10 8 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.11%) VMware Architect
12 6 (2.67%) Design Engineer
12 6 (2.67%) Network Architect
12 6 (2.67%) Senior Architect
12 6 (2.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.22%) AngularJS
1 14 (6.22%) Django
2 9 (4.00%) Middleware
3 2 (0.89%) .NET
3 2 (0.89%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.89%) ADSI
3 2 (0.89%) Java EE
3 2 (0.89%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) ModSecurity
4 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.56%) Fat Client
2 17 (7.56%) Thin Client
3 16 (7.11%) Device Driver
4 8 (3.56%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.22%) PKI
7 4 (1.78%) Cybercrime
7 4 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.89%) CESG
9 2 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) Derivative
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.44%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 88 (39.11%) Windows
2 47 (20.89%) Linux
3 27 (12.00%) Unix
4 24 (10.67%) Windows 10
5 23 (10.22%) Windows 7
6 21 (9.33%) Mac OS X
7 17 (7.56%) Android
8 15 (6.67%) Windows Server
9 12 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.33%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.89%) SUSE
12 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.44%) Fedora
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.67%) Customer Requirements
1 51 (22.67%) Software Engineering
2 42 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (16.89%) Information Security
4 29 (12.89%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (11.11%) TDD
7 24 (10.67%) DevOps
8 23 (10.22%) ITIL
8 23 (10.22%) Mathematics
8 23 (10.22%) Service Delivery
9 22 (9.78%) Unit Testing
10 21 (9.33%) Business Development
11 18 (8.00%) Service Management
12 17 (7.56%) Infrastructure Management
12 17 (7.56%) TOGAF
13 14 (6.22%) UML
14 13 (5.78%) Business Analysis
14 13 (5.78%) MODAF
14 13 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.33%) C
2 65 (28.89%) Python
3 50 (22.22%) C++
4 40 (17.78%) Java
5 23 (10.22%) SQL
6 18 (8.00%) C#
6 18 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 15 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.11%) Perl
10 5 (2.22%) Ruby
11 4 (1.78%) VB
11 4 (1.78%) VBScript
12 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.89%) Lua
14 1 (0.44%) PHP
14 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 225 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 110 (48.89%) SC Cleared
3 79 (35.11%) Degree
4 19 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.89%) CCDP
6 11 (4.89%) MCSE
7 10 (4.44%) CISSP
8 9 (4.00%) CCIE
9 8 (3.56%) LPIC
9 8 (3.56%) OSCP
10 6 (2.67%) CCNP
11 5 (2.22%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.78%) CISM
13 3 (1.33%) CCNA
13 3 (1.33%) GCIH
13 3 (1.33%) VCP6
13 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
14 2 (0.89%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.67%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.89%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.89%) RMADS
4 2 (0.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 54 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (17.33%) Active Directory
3 17 (7.56%) vSphere
4 15 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (5.78%) VMware NSX
6 9 (4.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.33%) Apache Flume
10 3 (1.33%) Docker
10 3 (1.33%) HDFS
11 2 (0.89%) Snort
12 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (4.00%) SCCM
1 9 (4.00%) vCenter Server
2 6 (2.67%) SCOM
2 6 (2.67%) vRealize
3 5 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.22%) Puppet
4 4 (1.78%) Kibana
4 4 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.89%) Nessus
5 2 (0.89%) Nmap
6 1 (0.44%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 61 (27.11%) Microsoft
2 60 (26.67%) VMware
3 20 (8.89%) Cisco
4 19 (8.44%) Juniper
5 17 (7.56%) Citrix
6 8 (3.56%) Fujitsu
7 7 (3.11%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.67%) Lumension
8 6 (2.67%) Oracle
8 6 (2.67%) Veeam
9 5 (2.22%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.22%) McAfee
10 4 (1.78%) Dell
10 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.78%) Symantec
11 3 (1.33%) Brocade
12 2 (0.89%) F5
12 2 (0.89%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.89%) Mitel
12 2 (0.89%) SolarWinds