Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 209 297
Rank change year-on-year +67 +88 -7
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 231 402 279
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.99% 1.52% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.67% 5.39% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 70 183 126
Median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +14.75% +1.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,000 £67,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 3,012 7,460 8,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.98% 28.19% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,119 5,448 6,275
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +9.89%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +4 143 £53,750 +2.38% 15
Thames Valley +120 75 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Berkshire +101 70 £55,000 -15.38% 15
Surrey +90 10 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +55 5 £62,500 +31.58% 2
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £72,500 -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 112 (48.48%) SC Cleared
3 85 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (35.93%) VMware
5 81 (35.06%) Windows
6 76 (32.90%) Active Directory
7 73 (31.60%) SCCM
8 67 (29.00%) Windows Server
9 64 (27.71%) Microsoft
10 62 (26.84%) WSUS
11 55 (23.81%) SCOM
12 51 (22.08%) DNS
13 48 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (20.78%) Data Centre
14 46 (19.91%) DHCP
15 41 (17.75%) PowerShell
16 39 (16.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 38 (16.45%) Windows Server 2016
18 35 (15.15%) LAN
18 35 (15.15%) Firewall
18 35 (15.15%) Hyper-V
19 32 (13.85%) SQL
20 28 (12.12%) SQL Server
20 28 (12.12%) ITIL
20 28 (12.12%) Linux
20 28 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
21 27 (11.69%) Driving Licence
22 26 (11.26%) Storage Management
22 26 (11.26%) Azure
22 26 (11.26%) Citrix

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 10 (4.33%) Apache Spark
1 10 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.90%) Apache Solr
2 9 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.60%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.73%) Apache
6 3 (1.30%) IIS
6 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.30%) WildFly
7 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.26%) Azure
2 7 (3.03%) AWS
3 3 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 51 (22.08%) DNS
2 46 (19.91%) DHCP
3 35 (15.15%) Firewall
3 35 (15.15%) LAN
4 25 (10.82%) WAN
5 13 (5.63%) WLAN
6 7 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (3.03%) Skype
6 7 (3.03%) VPN
7 6 (2.60%) BGP
7 6 (2.60%) OSPF
8 5 (2.16%) DAB
8 5 (2.16%) VLAN
9 4 (1.73%) DWDM
9 4 (1.73%) Internet
9 4 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.73%) SAN
9 4 (1.73%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.30%) tcpdump
10 3 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.79%) Big Data
3 13 (5.63%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.16%) Apache Accumulo
5 5 (2.16%) DB2
5 5 (2.16%) Neo4j
6 4 (1.73%) MySQL
6 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.43%) GitLab
1 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (6.49%) Military
2 12 (5.19%) Public Sector
3 4 (1.73%) Finance
4 3 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (16.02%) Architect
2 32 (13.85%) Server Engineer
3 19 (8.23%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 19 (8.23%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
3 19 (8.23%) Team Leader
4 17 (7.36%) Analyst
5 16 (6.93%) Wintel Engineer
6 15 (6.49%) Break Fix Engineer
7 9 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (3.90%) Network Architect
8 7 (3.03%) Data Architect
8 7 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.03%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.60%) Applications Support
9 6 (2.60%) Project Manager
9 6 (2.60%) Server Support
10 5 (2.16%) Administrator
10 5 (2.16%) Development Manager
10 5 (2.16%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.16%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.46%) Kafka
2 5 (2.16%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (1.73%) LDAP
4 3 (1.30%) Akka
4 3 (1.30%) Apache Flex
4 3 (1.30%) Apache NiFi
4 3 (1.30%) HTML
4 3 (1.30%) OpenJDK
4 3 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.30%) React
4 3 (1.30%) SAML
4 3 (1.30%) Spring
5 2 (0.87%) .NET
6 1 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.43%) Middleware
6 1 (0.43%) ModSecurity
6 1 (0.43%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.43%) REST
6 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.78%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.69%) Driving Licence
3 18 (7.79%) CMDB
4 11 (4.76%) PKI
5 8 (3.46%) Clustering
5 8 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.16%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.87%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.43%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.43%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (35.06%) Windows
2 67 (29.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (16.45%) Windows Server 2016
4 28 (12.12%) Linux
5 25 (10.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.93%) Windows 10
7 15 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.73%) Unix
9 2 (0.87%) Solaris
10 1 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) CentOS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 28 (12.12%) ITIL
3 28 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
4 26 (11.26%) Service Delivery
4 26 (11.26%) Storage Management
5 25 (10.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (10.82%) Validation
6 24 (10.39%) Proactive Management
6 24 (10.39%) Server Management
7 19 (8.23%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (6.49%) Break/Fix
8 15 (6.49%) DevOps
9 14 (6.06%) Data Protection
9 14 (6.06%) Patch Management
9 14 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.63%) Server Patching
10 13 (5.63%) Software Distribution
10 13 (5.63%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.75%) PowerShell
2 32 (13.85%) SQL
3 22 (9.52%) Python
4 19 (8.23%) Java
5 13 (5.63%) C++
5 13 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.63%) VB
6 12 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.03%) C
7 7 (3.03%) MATLAB
7 7 (3.03%) R
7 7 (3.03%) Scala
8 3 (1.30%) C#
8 3 (1.30%) Java 8
8 3 (1.30%) Perl
8 3 (1.30%) PHP
8 3 (1.30%) VBA
9 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 231 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 112 (48.48%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (7.36%) Degree
5 10 (4.33%) CCNP
6 9 (3.90%) CCDP
6 9 (3.90%) CCNA
7 8 (3.46%) CISSP
8 7 (3.03%) CCIE
9 6 (2.60%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.16%) CISM
10 5 (2.16%) LPIC
10 5 (2.16%) OSCP
11 4 (1.73%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.30%) CRISC
12 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.87%) APMP
13 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.09%) SLA
2 19 (8.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (1.73%) NIST
5 2 (0.87%) NCSC
5 2 (0.87%) RMADS
6 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 76 (32.90%) Active Directory
2 48 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.36%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (6.93%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (5.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (5.63%) VMware Server
7 10 (4.33%) vSphere
8 8 (3.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (2.16%) VMware NSX
10 4 (1.73%) Docker
11 2 (0.87%) Firmware
12 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 73 (31.60%) SCCM
2 62 (26.84%) WSUS
3 55 (23.81%) SCOM
4 25 (10.82%) NetBackup
5 24 (10.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 24 (10.39%) SCVMM
6 13 (5.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 11 (4.76%) Ansible
8 6 (2.60%) Puppet
9 5 (2.16%) Salt
10 3 (1.30%) Terraform
10 3 (1.30%) vRealize
11 2 (0.87%) Nessus
12 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.43%) Kibana
12 1 (0.43%) logstash
12 1 (0.43%) MOM
12 1 (0.43%) ServerView Suite
12 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 83 (35.93%) VMware
2 64 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 26 (11.26%) Citrix
4 25 (10.82%) HP
4 25 (10.82%) Symantec
5 24 (10.39%) EMC
6 19 (8.23%) Cisco
7 12 (5.19%) Juniper
8 8 (3.46%) Oracle
9 6 (2.60%) LogRhythm
9 6 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.16%) Splunk
11 4 (1.73%) Brocade
11 4 (1.73%) YouTube
12 3 (1.30%) NetApp
13 2 (0.87%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.87%) F5
13 2 (0.87%) IBM
13 2 (0.87%) Informatica
13 2 (0.87%) McAfee