Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 282 380
Rank change year-on-year -25 +98 -195
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 261 362 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 1.04% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 3.33% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 187 211 152
South East median annual salary £42,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.64% +37.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £24,400 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,850 £95,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

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 8292 10877 13187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.92% 31.10% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6736 8749 10578
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +4 127 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Thames Valley -34 104 £50,000 -20.00% 9
Berkshire +39 63 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Oxfordshire -71 39 £55,000 -21.43% 4
Surrey +14 23 £60,000 +13.74% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £65,000 +4.00% 4
West Sussex 0 1 £65,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £22,500 -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 261 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 143 (54.79%) SC Cleared
3 96 (36.78%) Windows
4 91 (34.87%) C
5 70 (26.82%) Microsoft
6 67 (25.67%) Cybersecurity
7 60 (22.99%) Linux
7 60 (22.99%) ITIL
8 58 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 58 (22.22%) VMware
9 54 (20.69%) Firewall
10 51 (19.54%) LAN
11 49 (18.77%) WAN
12 46 (17.62%) Telecoms
13 44 (16.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (14.56%) Degree
15 35 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (13.03%) Unix
16 34 (13.03%) Penetration Testing
17 33 (12.64%) Network Design
17 33 (12.64%) Windows 7
18 32 (12.26%) Microsoft Office
18 32 (12.26%) Cisco
19 29 (11.11%) HP
19 29 (11.11%) MCP
20 28 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
21 27 (10.34%) Python
22 26 (9.96%) Java
22 26 (9.96%) Bash Shell
22 26 (9.96%) Windows Server

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 24 (9.20%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.68%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.15%) IIS
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.38%) Documentum
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (12.26%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (20.69%) Firewall
2 51 (19.54%) LAN
3 49 (18.77%) WAN
4 23 (8.81%) Wireless
5 20 (7.66%) BGP
5 20 (7.66%) OSPF
6 19 (7.28%) SS7
6 19 (7.28%) TCP/IP
7 18 (6.90%) Network Security
8 16 (6.13%) DNS
9 15 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (5.75%) Ethernet
9 15 (5.75%) VLAN
10 14 (5.36%) Radio Access Network
10 14 (5.36%) VoLTE
11 12 (4.60%) DHCP
11 12 (4.60%) VPN
12 10 (3.83%) Internet
13 8 (3.07%) DAB
14 7 (2.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.30%) Apache Hive
3 6 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.30%) Impala
4 4 (1.53%) Big Data
5 2 (0.77%) HBase
6 1 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (3.83%) LoadRunner
2 9 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 5 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.15%) IDA Disassembler
4 3 (1.15%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.77%) JIRA
6 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.38%) JMeter
6 1 (0.38%) Redmine
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) Subversion
6 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (17.62%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.83%) Finance
2 10 (3.83%) Military
3 8 (3.07%) Law
4 2 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (21.07%) Analyst
2 35 (13.41%) Architect
3 31 (11.88%) Network Engineer
4 26 (9.96%) Service Analyst
4 26 (9.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 23 (8.81%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 21 (8.05%) Security Analyst
7 15 (5.75%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 14 (5.36%) Consultant
8 14 (5.36%) Core Network Engineer
8 14 (5.36%) IP Engineer
8 14 (5.36%) IP Network Engineer
8 14 (5.36%) RAN Engineer
8 14 (5.36%) VoLTE Engineer
9 13 (4.98%) Tester
10 12 (4.60%) Enterprise Architect
11 11 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.21%) Senior Tester
12 10 (3.83%) Business Consultant
12 10 (3.83%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.30%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.53%) Kafka
3 3 (1.15%) Flash
3 3 (1.15%) HTML
3 3 (1.15%) HTML5
3 3 (1.15%) MLlib
3 3 (1.15%) ModSecurity
3 3 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) COM
4 1 (0.38%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.66%) Driving Licence
2 20 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.13%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.36%) Smartphone
5 10 (3.83%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.83%) PKI
5 10 (3.83%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.68%) CESG
6 7 (2.68%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (2.68%) Cybercrime
7 6 (2.30%) Derivative
8 4 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.15%) DataPower
9 3 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.77%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 96 (36.78%) Windows
2 60 (22.99%) Linux
3 34 (13.03%) Unix
4 33 (12.64%) Windows 7
5 26 (9.96%) Windows Server
6 19 (7.28%) VxWorks
7 14 (5.36%) Android
7 14 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (5.36%) Windows 10
8 13 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.30%) CentOS
9 6 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.77%) Fedora
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.38%) Solaris
12 1 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.67%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (22.99%) ITIL
3 34 (13.03%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (12.64%) Network Design
5 22 (8.43%) Software Testing
5 22 (8.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 21 (8.05%) Service Delivery
7 20 (7.66%) Customer Requirements
8 19 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (6.51%) Information Security
9 17 (6.51%) Software Engineering
10 16 (6.13%) Test Scripting
11 15 (5.75%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.75%) Service Management
12 14 (5.36%) Network Management
13 13 (4.98%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.98%) Project Management
13 13 (4.98%) SIEM
14 12 (4.60%) Analytics
14 12 (4.60%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 91 (34.87%) C
2 27 (10.34%) Python
3 26 (9.96%) Bash Shell
3 26 (9.96%) Java
4 21 (8.05%) C++
5 20 (7.66%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.75%) Shell Script
7 14 (5.36%) SQL
8 8 (3.07%) Perl
8 8 (3.07%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.07%) VB
9 7 (2.68%) Korn
10 4 (1.53%) C#
10 4 (1.53%) Scala
11 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.38%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 261 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 143 (54.79%) SC Cleared
3 38 (14.56%) Degree
4 35 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (11.11%) MCP
6 28 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (8.43%) MCITP
7 22 (8.43%) MCTS
8 20 (7.66%) MCDST
9 12 (4.60%) CCNP
10 11 (4.21%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (3.83%) CCDP
11 10 (3.83%) CCNA
11 10 (3.83%) CEH
11 10 (3.83%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (3.83%) ISTQB
11 10 (3.83%) Security+ Certification
12 9 (3.45%) GSEC
12 9 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.36%) SLA
2 6 (2.30%) RMADS
3 4 (1.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 44 (16.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (4.60%) VMware NSX
5 5 (1.92%) vSphere
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.77%) Firmware
6 2 (0.77%) HDFS
6 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.38%) NFS
7 1 (0.38%) Samba
7 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (3.45%) Puppet
1 9 (3.45%) SCCM
1 9 (3.45%) vCenter Server
2 8 (3.07%) Ansible
2 8 (3.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (1.92%) HP SIM
3 5 (1.92%) Kibana
3 5 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.15%) Nessus
4 3 (1.15%) Nmap
5 2 (0.77%) WSUS
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.38%) SCOM
6 1 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 70 (26.82%) Microsoft
2 58 (22.22%) VMware
3 32 (12.26%) Cisco
4 29 (11.11%) HP
5 23 (8.81%) Juniper
6 12 (4.60%) Citrix
7 11 (4.21%) Oracle
8 10 (3.83%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.45%) Brocade
10 7 (2.68%) Symantec
11 6 (2.30%) Fujitsu
12 5 (1.92%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.53%) Dell
13 4 (1.53%) NetApp
14 3 (1.15%) Codenomicon
14 3 (1.15%) F5
14 3 (1.15%) Lumension
14 3 (1.15%) McAfee
15 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
15 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds