Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 261 290 375
Rank change year-on-year +29 +85 -73
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 236 258 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.01% 0.97% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.75% 3.40% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 131 147 130
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -22.73%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,300 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,750 £72,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 6,297 7,591 8,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.05% 28.41% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,670 5,760 6,481
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -24 123 £50,000 +5.26% 35
Thames Valley +30 77 £65,000 +75.08% 26
Berkshire +20 59 £70,000 +115.38% 25
Surrey +53 24 £57,500 +64.29% 4
Oxfordshire +21 12 £55,000 -29.03%
West Sussex - 8 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire +11 6 £50,000 -15.97% 1
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 141 (59.75%) SC Cleared
3 106 (44.92%) Windows
4 76 (32.20%) VMware
5 69 (29.24%) Degree
6 65 (27.54%) Microsoft
7 59 (25.00%) Linux
8 54 (22.88%) Active Directory
9 49 (20.76%) Python
9 49 (20.76%) C++
9 49 (20.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (19.07%) Java
12 44 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
12 44 (18.64%) Windows Server
13 40 (16.95%) Business Development
14 39 (16.53%) Big Data
14 39 (16.53%) Cisco
15 38 (16.10%) DNS
15 38 (16.10%) C
15 38 (16.10%) Software Engineering
16 36 (15.25%) Finance
17 35 (14.83%) SQL
18 34 (14.41%) TCP/IP
19 33 (13.98%) SCCM
20 32 (13.56%) Analytics
21 31 (13.14%) SCOM
21 31 (13.14%) Computer Science
21 31 (13.14%) Cisco Certification
21 31 (13.14%) C#

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 (8.47%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (5.51%) Apache Solr
4 10 (4.24%) Apache
4 10 (4.24%) IIS
4 10 (4.24%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.81%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.54%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.90%) AWS
2 16 (6.78%) Office 365
3 13 (5.51%) Azure
4 6 (2.54%) IaaS
5 4 (1.69%) SaaS
6 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.27%) PaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.10%) DNS
2 34 (14.41%) TCP/IP
3 29 (12.29%) Firewall
4 26 (11.02%) DHCP
5 24 (10.17%) WAN
6 16 (6.78%) Network Security
7 14 (5.93%) LAN
8 12 (5.08%) BGP
8 12 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (4.66%) OSPF
9 11 (4.66%) VPN
10 9 (3.81%) DAB
11 7 (2.97%) Broadband
11 7 (2.97%) DWDM
11 7 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (2.97%) LTE
11 7 (2.97%) VLAN
12 6 (2.54%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.12%) Internet
14 4 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.53%) Big Data
2 22 (9.32%) Hadoop
3 15 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.51%) Apache Accumulo
4 13 (5.51%) Neo4j
4 13 (5.51%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.24%) IBM InfoSphere
6 7 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.12%) OrientDB
8 5 (2.12%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.85%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.42%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 36 (15.25%) Finance
2 30 (12.71%) Public Sector
3 26 (11.02%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.63%) Electronics
5 16 (6.78%) Marketing
6 14 (5.93%) Manufacturing
7 13 (5.51%) Military
8 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.27%) Billing
8 3 (1.27%) Games
9 2 (0.85%) Law
9 2 (0.85%) Police
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (19.92%) Architect
2 38 (16.10%) Analyst
3 21 (8.90%) Software Engineer
4 16 (6.78%) Developer
4 16 (6.78%) Server Engineer
5 13 (5.51%) Network Engineer
5 13 (5.51%) Security Analyst
5 13 (5.51%) Service Analyst
5 13 (5.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (5.51%) Support Engineer
6 11 (4.66%) Network Architect
7 9 (3.81%) Consultant
7 9 (3.81%) Security Architect
7 9 (3.81%) Software Developer
8 8 (3.39%) Big Data Analyst
8 8 (3.39%) C# Developer
8 8 (3.39%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 8 (3.39%) Data Analyst
8 8 (3.39%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (5.51%) Kafka
3 7 (2.97%) Regular Expression
4 5 (2.12%) .NET
4 5 (2.12%) ZeroMQ
5 3 (1.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.27%) Django
6 2 (0.85%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.85%) LDAP
7 1 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.81%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.54%) CMDB
5 6 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.12%) Cybercrime
6 5 (2.12%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.12%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (2.12%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.69%) Clustering
7 4 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (1.69%) PKI
8 3 (1.27%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 106 (44.92%) Windows
2 59 (25.00%) Linux
3 44 (18.64%) Windows Server
4 27 (11.44%) Android
5 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.36%) Apple iOS
8 14 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (5.93%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.51%) Windows 2000
10 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.69%) CentOS
11 4 (1.69%) VMS
11 4 (1.69%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.27%) Unix
13 2 (0.85%) Fedora
13 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.85%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (16.95%) Business Development
4 38 (16.10%) Software Engineering
5 32 (13.56%) Analytics
6 31 (13.14%) Computer Science
7 27 (11.44%) ITIL
8 26 (11.02%) Machine Learning
9 23 (9.75%) Security Architecture
9 23 (9.75%) Technical Leadership
10 21 (8.90%) Data Analytics
11 20 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (8.47%) DevOps
12 19 (8.05%) OO
13 17 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (7.20%) Project Management
13 17 (7.20%) TDD
13 17 (7.20%) Unit Testing
14 16 (6.78%) SIEM
15 15 (6.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.76%) C++
1 49 (20.76%) Python
2 45 (19.07%) Java
3 38 (16.10%) C
4 35 (14.83%) SQL
5 31 (13.14%) C#
6 19 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 16 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.66%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.81%) MATLAB
9 9 (3.81%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.97%) Scala
11 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.27%) Perl
13 2 (0.85%) R
14 1 (0.42%) Go
14 1 (0.42%) PHP
14 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 236 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 141 (59.75%) SC Cleared
3 69 (29.24%) Degree
4 31 (13.14%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (11.44%) CISSP
6 21 (8.90%) CCNA
7 16 (6.78%) CCNP
8 15 (6.36%) CCDP
9 13 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (5.08%) GIAC
11 9 (3.81%) CISA
12 8 (3.39%) CRISC
12 8 (3.39%) IISP
12 8 (3.39%) JNCIS
12 8 (3.39%) MCSE
13 7 (2.97%) CCIE
13 7 (2.97%) CEH
13 7 (2.97%) JNCIA
14 6 (2.54%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.47%) SLA
2 8 (3.39%) NCSC
3 7 (2.97%) RMADS
4 5 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.12%) NIST
4 5 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.69%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.85%) COBIT
7 2 (0.85%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.85%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.42%) GDPR
8 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (22.88%) Active Directory
2 49 (20.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.36%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (5.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (5.08%) VMware NSX
7 9 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.12%) Docker
9 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.27%) vCloud
9 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.85%) KVM
10 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.85%) vSphere
11 1 (0.42%) Firmware
11 1 (0.42%) XenApp
11 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (13.98%) SCCM
2 31 (13.14%) SCOM
3 22 (9.32%) WSUS
4 16 (6.78%) Ansible
4 16 (6.78%) Puppet
5 14 (5.93%) vCenter Server
6 13 (5.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 13 (5.51%) NetBackup
6 13 (5.51%) Salt
6 13 (5.51%) SCVMM
7 8 (3.39%) vRealize
8 7 (2.97%) QRadar
9 3 (1.27%) Nagios
9 3 (1.27%) Terraform
10 2 (0.85%) Avamar
10 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.85%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.42%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 76 (32.20%) VMware
2 65 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 39 (16.53%) Cisco
4 27 (11.44%) HP
5 19 (8.05%) Citrix
5 19 (8.05%) SAP
6 16 (6.78%) Symantec
7 13 (5.51%) EMC
7 13 (5.51%) IBM
8 12 (5.08%) Juniper
9 10 (4.24%) McAfee
10 8 (3.39%) ArcSight
10 8 (3.39%) Brocade
10 8 (3.39%) Splunk
11 7 (2.97%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.97%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.97%) Huawei
12 6 (2.54%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.12%) Oracle
13 5 (2.12%) TIBCO