Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 281 319
Rank change year-on-year -14 +38 -72
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 283 294 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 0.98% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.53% 3.49% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 122 197 166
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £79,375
England median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% -7.41% +8.00%

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 8,008 8,424 12,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.22% 28.15% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,314 6,866 9,753
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 +68 215 £45,000 - 13
Thames Valley -87 65 £48,250 -3.50% 14
Berkshire -15 46 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Oxfordshire -90 9 £27,750 -44.50%
Surrey -3 2 £67,500 +45.95% 1
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 283 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 131 (46.29%) Degree
3 129 (45.58%) C
4 112 (39.58%) SC Cleared
5 111 (39.22%) Python
6 102 (36.04%) Windows
7 88 (31.10%) Software Engineering
8 83 (29.33%) Linux
9 73 (25.80%) C++
10 65 (22.97%) Java
11 57 (20.14%) Microsoft
12 56 (19.79%) Customer Requirements
13 54 (19.08%) VMware
13 54 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (18.37%) Network Security
15 51 (18.02%) Mathematics
16 50 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 48 (16.96%) Cybersecurity
18 46 (16.25%) SQL
19 42 (14.84%) Unix
20 41 (14.49%) DevOps
21 37 (13.07%) TDD
22 36 (12.72%) Information Security
22 36 (12.72%) C#
22 36 (12.72%) Firewall
23 35 (12.37%) Mac OS X
24 34 (12.01%) Computer Science
25 33 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
25 33 (11.66%) JavaScript
25 33 (11.66%) AngularJS

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 (7.07%) Apache Spark
2 19 (6.71%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.89%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.18%) Confluence
5 7 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 52 (18.37%) Network Security
2 36 (12.72%) Firewall
3 17 (6.01%) LAN
4 13 (4.59%) VLAN
5 12 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (4.24%) DHCP
5 12 (4.24%) WAN
6 11 (3.89%) Wireless
7 8 (2.83%) DAB
7 8 (2.83%) DNS
8 7 (2.47%) BGP
8 7 (2.47%) OSPF
8 7 (2.47%) VSAN
9 6 (2.12%) DWDM
10 5 (1.77%) 5G
10 5 (1.77%) GSM
11 4 (1.41%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.41%) VPN
12 3 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.42%) Hadoop
2 20 (7.07%) Big Data
3 15 (5.30%) Apache Hive
4 14 (4.95%) Impala
5 11 (3.89%) HBase
6 9 (3.18%) Geospatial Data
6 9 (3.18%) Neo4j
6 9 (3.18%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.77%) MySQL
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.53%) Jenkins
1 10 (3.53%) JIRA
2 9 (3.18%) Bitbucket
3 7 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.77%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.71%) GitLab
5 2 (0.71%) Selenium
5 2 (0.71%) Subversion
5 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.35%) JMeter
6 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.35%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.35%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (7.07%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.65%) Law
3 13 (4.59%) Finance
3 13 (4.59%) Marketing
3 13 (4.59%) Military
4 10 (3.53%) Legal
5 5 (1.77%) Electronics
5 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (26.86%) Software Engineer
2 28 (9.89%) Architect
3 24 (8.48%) Analyst
4 22 (7.77%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (4.59%) Business Analyst
5 13 (4.59%) Consultant
5 13 (4.59%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 13 (4.59%) Graduate
6 12 (4.24%) Developer
6 12 (4.24%) Java Engineer
6 12 (4.24%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (3.89%) Big Data Engineer
7 11 (3.89%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (3.89%) Network Engineer
7 11 (3.89%) Python Engineer
7 11 (3.89%) Python Software Engineer
8 10 (3.53%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (3.53%) Security Engineer
9 9 (3.18%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.66%) AngularJS
2 28 (9.89%) Django
3 11 (3.89%) Node.js
4 10 (3.53%) Middleware
5 7 (2.47%) React
6 6 (2.12%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 5 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.06%) Kafka
8 3 (1.06%) MLlib
9 2 (0.71%) ADSI
9 2 (0.71%) Java EE
9 2 (0.71%) LDAP
10 1 (0.35%) .NET
10 1 (0.35%) CGI
10 1 (0.35%) Ember.js
10 1 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.01%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.36%) Device Driver
4 14 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.83%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.47%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.47%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.77%) Cybercrime
8 5 (1.77%) Wiki
9 4 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.06%) CESG
10 3 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.71%) PKI
11 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 102 (36.04%) Windows
2 83 (29.33%) Linux
3 42 (14.84%) Unix
4 35 (12.37%) Mac OS X
5 18 (6.36%) Android
6 15 (5.30%) Windows Server
7 13 (4.59%) Windows 10
8 12 (4.24%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.71%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (31.10%) Software Engineering
2 56 (19.79%) Customer Requirements
3 54 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (18.02%) Mathematics
5 48 (16.96%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (14.49%) DevOps
7 37 (13.07%) TDD
8 36 (12.72%) Information Security
9 33 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (9.54%) Data Analysis
10 27 (9.54%) Unit Testing
11 26 (9.19%) Business Development
11 26 (9.19%) Open Source
12 23 (8.13%) Change Management
12 23 (8.13%) Release Management
13 21 (7.42%) TOGAF
14 19 (6.71%) Service Delivery
15 18 (6.36%) ITIL
16 17 (6.01%) Configuration Management
16 17 (6.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (45.58%) C
2 111 (39.22%) Python
3 73 (25.80%) C++
4 65 (22.97%) Java
5 46 (16.25%) SQL
6 36 (12.72%) C#
7 33 (11.66%) JavaScript
8 23 (8.13%) PowerShell
9 21 (7.42%) Bash Shell
10 19 (6.71%) Ruby
11 15 (5.30%) Perl
12 7 (2.47%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.12%) Go
13 6 (2.12%) Rust
14 4 (1.41%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.41%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.41%) VB
14 4 (1.41%) VBScript
15 3 (1.06%) Scala
16 1 (0.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 283 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 131 (46.29%) Degree
3 112 (39.58%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.59%) CCDP
6 12 (4.24%) MCSE
6 12 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.83%) CCIE
7 8 (2.83%) LPIC
7 8 (2.83%) OSCP
8 6 (2.12%) CCNP
8 6 (2.12%) CISSP
9 5 (1.77%) ISEB
9 5 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.77%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.41%) VCP6
10 4 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.06%) CISM
11 3 (1.06%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.47%) Government Security Classifications
2 6 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.71%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) GDPR
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (9.89%) Active Directory
3 21 (7.42%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (6.01%) vSphere
5 14 (4.95%) Docker
6 13 (4.59%) VMware NSX
7 11 (3.89%) Apache Flume
7 11 (3.89%) HDFS
7 11 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.83%) Hyper-V
9 6 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.71%) Firmware
11 2 (0.71%) Snort
11 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (8.13%) Puppet
2 18 (6.36%) Kibana
3 13 (4.59%) SCCM
4 10 (3.53%) SCOM
5 6 (2.12%) Ansible
5 6 (2.12%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.41%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.41%) vRealize
7 3 (1.06%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.71%) Salt
8 2 (0.71%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (0.35%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.35%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 57 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 54 (19.08%) VMware
3 24 (8.48%) Atlassian
4 20 (7.07%) Cisco
5 14 (4.95%) Juniper
6 8 (2.83%) Citrix
7 7 (2.47%) Lumension
7 7 (2.47%) Oracle
8 6 (2.12%) Symantec
9 5 (1.77%) Brocade
9 5 (1.77%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.77%) HP
9 5 (1.77%) SAP
10 4 (1.41%) Fujitsu
10 4 (1.41%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.41%) McAfee
11 3 (1.06%) F5
11 3 (1.06%) Veeam
12 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds