Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 226 372
Rank change year-on-year -20 +146 -3
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 227 383 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 1.44% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.11% 4.96% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 104 157 96
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -22.73%
10th Percentile £38,750 £22,300 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £70,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -2.70%

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 5,520 7,729 8,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.70% 29.11% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,077 5,788 6,612
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,925 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 -62 123 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Thames Valley +48 76 £65,000 +52.94% 25
Berkshire +29 62 £65,000 +57.58% 15
Surrey +43 20 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Oxfordshire +24 11 £55,000 -29.03%
West Sussex - 4 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 - 10
East Sussex - 1 £72,500 -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 151 (66.52%) SC Cleared
3 85 (37.44%) Windows
4 72 (31.72%) VMware
5 65 (28.63%) Linux
6 64 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (25.99%) Degree
8 53 (23.35%) Python
9 52 (22.91%) Java
10 50 (22.03%) Active Directory
11 47 (20.70%) Microsoft
12 46 (20.26%) Cybersecurity
13 45 (19.82%) C++
14 43 (18.94%) SQL
15 41 (18.06%) Big Data
16 38 (16.74%) SCCM
17 37 (16.30%) DNS
18 36 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (15.42%) SCOM
20 34 (14.98%) Business Development
21 32 (14.10%) WSUS
21 32 (14.10%) Hadoop
21 32 (14.10%) Windows Server
22 31 (13.66%) Analytics
23 30 (13.22%) Apache Spark
24 29 (12.78%) Machine Learning
24 29 (12.78%) Cisco Certification
24 29 (12.78%) Cisco
25 28 (12.33%) Ansible
26 27 (11.89%) Bash Shell

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 30 (13.22%) Apache Spark
2 25 (11.01%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (10.13%) Apache Solr
4 15 (6.61%) Apache
5 5 (2.20%) IIS
6 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.76%) WildFly
7 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.69%) Azure
2 15 (6.61%) AWS
3 5 (2.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.30%) DNS
2 26 (11.45%) WAN
3 24 (10.57%) DHCP
4 23 (10.13%) Firewall
5 19 (8.37%) TCP/IP
6 18 (7.93%) LAN
7 12 (5.29%) Network Security
8 11 (4.85%) VPN
9 9 (3.96%) BGP
9 9 (3.96%) OSPF
10 8 (3.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (3.08%) Broadband
11 7 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.08%) LTE
12 6 (2.64%) DAB
12 6 (2.64%) DWDM
12 6 (2.64%) tcpdump
12 6 (2.64%) VLAN
12 6 (2.64%) Wireshark
13 4 (1.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.06%) Big Data
2 32 (14.10%) Hadoop
3 25 (11.01%) MongoDB
4 19 (8.37%) Apache Accumulo
4 19 (8.37%) Neo4j
5 11 (4.85%) IBM InfoSphere
6 8 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.64%) OrientDB
7 6 (2.64%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.20%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.20%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.44%) DB2
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.32%) ClearQuest
2 2 (0.88%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) GitLab
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (11.01%) Finance
2 18 (7.93%) Public Sector
3 13 (5.73%) Military
3 13 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.76%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Police
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (17.62%) Architect
2 36 (15.86%) Analyst
3 24 (10.57%) Server Engineer
4 15 (6.61%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 15 (6.61%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 15 (6.61%) Software Engineer
4 15 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (6.61%) Team Leader
5 13 (5.73%) Big Data Analyst
5 13 (5.73%) Data Analyst
5 13 (5.73%) Security Analyst
6 11 (4.85%) Administrator
7 10 (4.41%) Big Data Engineer
7 10 (4.41%) Security Architect
7 10 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (3.96%) Consultant
8 9 (3.96%) Developer
8 9 (3.96%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.52%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 7 (3.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.13%) Natural Language Processing
2 19 (8.37%) Kafka
3 7 (3.08%) Regular Expression
4 6 (2.64%) ZeroMQ
5 5 (2.20%) .NET
6 4 (1.76%) Akka
6 4 (1.76%) OpenJDK
6 4 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.32%) Middleware
8 2 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.88%) LDAP
9 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.44%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.96%) Smartphone
3 8 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.20%) Clustering
5 5 (2.20%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (2.20%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.76%) Cybercrime
6 4 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.76%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.88%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (37.44%) Windows
2 65 (28.63%) Linux
3 32 (14.10%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.37%) Android
5 18 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (7.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.96%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.64%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.20%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.20%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.32%) Unix
13 2 (0.88%) Solaris
13 2 (0.88%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.44%) AIX
14 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.26%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (14.98%) Business Development
4 31 (13.66%) Analytics
5 29 (12.78%) Machine Learning
6 27 (11.89%) Software Engineering
7 26 (11.45%) Data Analytics
8 25 (11.01%) ITIL
8 25 (11.01%) Technical Leadership
9 22 (9.69%) DevOps
10 21 (9.25%) Validation
11 20 (8.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 20 (8.81%) Security Architecture
12 19 (8.37%) Computer Science
13 18 (7.93%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (7.93%) Service Delivery
14 17 (7.49%) SIEM
15 16 (7.05%) Proactive Management
15 16 (7.05%) Project Management
15 16 (7.05%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (23.35%) Python
2 52 (22.91%) Java
3 45 (19.82%) C++
4 43 (18.94%) SQL
5 27 (11.89%) Bash Shell
6 22 (9.69%) JavaScript
7 21 (9.25%) C
8 18 (7.93%) C#
9 15 (6.61%) MATLAB
10 14 (6.17%) Scala
11 10 (4.41%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.52%) R
14 7 (3.08%) Perl
15 5 (2.20%) PHP
15 5 (2.20%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 227 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 151 (66.52%) SC Cleared
3 59 (25.99%) Degree
4 29 (12.78%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (9.69%) CISSP
6 18 (7.93%) CCDP
7 14 (6.17%) CCIE
8 13 (5.73%) CCNA
9 12 (5.29%) LPIC
9 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (5.29%) OSCP
10 10 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (4.41%) GIAC
10 10 (4.41%) MCSE
11 9 (3.96%) CEH
12 8 (3.52%) CCNP
13 7 (3.08%) CREST Certified
14 6 (2.64%) JNCIA
14 6 (2.64%) JNCIS
15 5 (2.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.57%) SLA
2 15 (6.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.64%) NCSC
3 6 (2.64%) RMADS
4 5 (2.20%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.88%) NIST
6 1 (0.44%) COBIT
6 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.44%) GDPR
6 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 50 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 17 (7.49%) Hyper-V
5 12 (5.29%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (4.41%) VMware NSX
7 7 (3.08%) Docker
8 4 (1.76%) vSphere
9 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.44%) KVM
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.44%) XenApp
10 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (16.74%) SCCM
2 35 (15.42%) SCOM
3 32 (14.10%) WSUS
4 28 (12.33%) Ansible
5 23 (10.13%) Puppet
6 19 (8.37%) Salt
7 16 (7.05%) EMC NetWorker
7 16 (7.05%) NetBackup
7 16 (7.05%) SCVMM
8 7 (3.08%) QRadar
9 3 (1.32%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.32%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.88%) Kibana
10 2 (0.88%) logstash
11 1 (0.44%) Avamar
11 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.44%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.44%) SCSM
11 1 (0.44%) Terraform
11 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (31.72%) VMware
2 47 (20.70%) Microsoft
3 29 (12.78%) Cisco
4 21 (9.25%) Citrix
4 21 (9.25%) HP
5 16 (7.05%) EMC
5 16 (7.05%) Symantec
6 15 (6.61%) IBM
7 8 (3.52%) Juniper
7 8 (3.52%) Oracle
8 7 (3.08%) ArcSight
8 7 (3.08%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.08%) Fortinet
8 7 (3.08%) Huawei
8 7 (3.08%) McAfee
8 7 (3.08%) SAP
8 7 (3.08%) Splunk
9 6 (2.64%) Brocade
10 5 (2.20%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.20%) Hortonworks