Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 238 249 205
Rank change year-on-year +11 -44 +141
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 137 217 414
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.11% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.60% 4.33% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 92 138 164
10th Percentile £39,775 £34,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £35,525 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +27.89% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £77,500 £65,938 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,875 £77,125
England median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.96% +15.56%

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 2,977 5,017 7,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.36% 25.67% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,071 3,791 5,808
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 +25 105 £65,000 +30.00% 26
Thames Valley +17 29 £75,000 +92.55% 7
Berkshire +3 29 £75,000 +92.55% 4
Surrey +20 14 £55,000 -4.35% 8
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 92 (67.15%) SC Cleared
3 32 (23.36%) C
4 31 (22.63%) VMware
5 30 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (21.17%) ITIL
7 28 (20.44%) Military
8 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
8 27 (19.71%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (18.98%) CCNA
10 23 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (16.06%) AWS
12 21 (15.33%) Degree
12 21 (15.33%) Windows
13 20 (14.60%) Public Cloud
14 19 (13.87%) Cisco
15 18 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (12.41%) Active Directory
16 17 (12.41%) Project Management
17 15 (10.95%) Firewall
17 15 (10.95%) Linux
17 15 (10.95%) Infrastructure as Code
18 14 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
18 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (10.22%) Service Delivery
18 14 (10.22%) Azure
19 13 (9.49%) Information Security
19 13 (9.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 13 (9.49%) MCSA
19 13 (9.49%) SQL

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 5 (3.65%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.92%) Apache
3 3 (2.19%) IIS
3 3 (2.19%) JBoss
3 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.46%) Confluence
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.46%) WildFly
5 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.73%) Jetty
5 1 (0.73%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.06%) AWS
2 14 (10.22%) Azure
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (5.11%) SaaS
4 5 (3.65%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.73%) Azure Sentinel
6 1 (0.73%) GCP
6 1 (0.73%) Serverless
6 1 (0.73%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) Firewall
2 11 (8.03%) DNS
3 10 (7.30%) Network Security
4 7 (5.11%) WAN
5 6 (4.38%) VSAN
6 5 (3.65%) BGP
6 5 (3.65%) DHCP
6 5 (3.65%) OSPF
7 4 (2.92%) IPv6
7 4 (2.92%) LAN
7 4 (2.92%) RS-232
7 4 (2.92%) Skype
7 4 (2.92%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.19%) Internet
8 3 (2.19%) VPN
9 2 (1.46%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) Big Data
1 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.19%) MariaDB
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.73%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) GitLab
1 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.92%) Maven
3 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.19%) JUnit
3 3 (2.19%) Subversion
4 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.46%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.46%) Liquibase
4 2 (1.46%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.73%) Selenium
5 1 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 28 (20.44%) Military
2 9 (6.57%) Electronics
2 9 (6.57%) Marketing
3 7 (5.11%) Finance
4 5 (3.65%) Law
4 5 (3.65%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.19%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Cyber-Physical System
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (21.17%) Architect
2 12 (8.76%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.03%) Server Engineer
4 10 (7.30%) AWS Architect
4 10 (7.30%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Consultant
5 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Electronics Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Head of Business Systems
7 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Lead Architect
8 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) IT Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) IT Support
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Architect
9 5 (3.65%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (3.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) HTML
2 4 (2.92%) Web Services
3 3 (2.19%) .NET
3 3 (2.19%) HTML5
3 3 (2.19%) Node.js
3 3 (2.19%) REST
3 3 (2.19%) Spring
3 3 (2.19%) Spring Boot
3 3 (2.19%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.46%) CSS
4 2 (1.46%) CSS3
4 2 (1.46%) J2EE
4 2 (1.46%) JPA
5 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.73%) JSON
5 1 (0.73%) OSGi
5 1 (0.73%) Vaadin
5 1 (0.73%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Public Cloud
2 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (5.84%) PMI
5 7 (5.11%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.38%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (2.92%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (2.92%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.92%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.19%) Internet of Things
8 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.46%) Robotics
10 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.33%) Windows
2 15 (10.95%) Linux
3 9 (6.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.19%) CentOS
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.73%) Unix
9 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.17%) ITIL
3 18 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (12.41%) Project Management
5 15 (10.95%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (10.22%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.49%) Information Security
8 11 (8.03%) DevOps
8 11 (8.03%) Migration
9 10 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.57%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.57%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.84%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.84%) Digital Transformation Strategy
11 8 (5.84%) Scrum
11 8 (5.84%) Software Asset Management
11 8 (5.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.36%) C
2 13 (9.49%) SQL
3 11 (8.03%) Java
4 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.19%) PHP
6 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.46%) C#
6 2 (1.46%) C++
6 2 (1.46%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.46%) Python
7 1 (0.73%) Java 8
7 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 92 (67.15%) SC Cleared
3 27 (19.71%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (18.98%) CCNA
5 21 (15.33%) Degree
6 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (9.49%) MCSA
7 13 (9.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (6.57%) AWS Certification
8 9 (6.57%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (5.84%) CISSP
9 8 (5.84%) PMI Certification
10 6 (4.38%) PhD
10 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (3.65%) APMP
11 5 (3.65%) VCP6
12 4 (2.92%) CCNP
12 4 (2.92%) HND
13 3 (2.19%) HNC
14 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) SLA
2 10 (7.30%) NIST
3 7 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (4.38%) RMADS
5 3 (2.19%) JSP 440
5 3 (2.19%) NCSC
6 2 (1.46%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.73%) GDPR
7 1 (0.73%) GRC
7 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.41%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.49%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (7.30%) Docker
5 9 (6.57%) vSphere
6 8 (5.84%) Firmware
7 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.65%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) Ansible
2 7 (5.11%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.11%) SCCM
2 7 (5.11%) Terraform
3 3 (2.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.19%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.19%) SCOM
3 3 (2.19%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.19%) WSUS
4 2 (1.46%) vRealize
5 1 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.73%) logstash
5 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.73%) Puppet
5 1 (0.73%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (22.63%) VMware
2 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.87%) Cisco
4 11 (8.03%) SAP
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle
6 6 (4.38%) Citrix
6 6 (4.38%) HP
6 6 (4.38%) Juniper
6 6 (4.38%) McAfee
7 3 (2.19%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.19%) EMC
7 3 (2.19%) Symantec
8 2 (1.46%) Agilent
8 2 (1.46%) F5
8 2 (1.46%) NetApp
8 2 (1.46%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.73%) Borland
9 1 (0.73%) Brocade
9 1 (0.73%) CA
9 1 (0.73%) Sophos