Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 324 420
Rank change year-on-year -20 +96 -257
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 216 247 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.79% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 2.71% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119 128 99
South East median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +25.00% -2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,900 £29,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £95,750 £73,400
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +10.53%

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 8,346 9,119 12,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.37% 29.14% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,676 7,290 10,278
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +22 159 £31,750 -33.16% 27
Thames Valley -78 39 £52,500 -25.00% 20
Berkshire -18 22 £51,250 +10.81% 9
Oxfordshire -57 16 £52,500 -34.38%
Surrey +3 13 £60,000 +25.65%
Middlesex +9 1 £22,500 -47.06%
West Sussex +5 1 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £65,000 +10.64% 11
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 127 (58.80%) SC Cleared
3 92 (42.59%) Windows
4 73 (33.80%) Microsoft
5 64 (29.63%) C
6 58 (26.85%) Active Directory
7 57 (26.39%) VMware
8 55 (25.46%) Degree
9 53 (24.54%) LAN
10 52 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (23.15%) WAN
12 47 (21.76%) ITIL
13 46 (21.30%) Cybersecurity
14 45 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
15 43 (19.91%) Python
16 39 (18.06%) Linux
16 39 (18.06%) C++
17 38 (17.59%) Windows 7
18 35 (16.20%) Firewall
19 31 (14.35%) Information Security
20 30 (13.89%) Java
21 29 (13.43%) Software Engineering
22 27 (12.50%) Wireless
22 27 (12.50%) SharePoint
23 26 (12.04%) Service Delivery
23 26 (12.04%) Windows 10
24 24 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
25 23 (10.65%) Network Security
25 23 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
26 22 (10.19%) Thin Client

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 27 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 22 (10.19%) SharePoint 2010
2 22 (10.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (7.87%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.39%) IIS
5 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (24.54%) LAN
2 50 (23.15%) WAN
3 35 (16.20%) Firewall
4 27 (12.50%) Wireless
5 23 (10.65%) Network Security
6 17 (7.87%) DNS
7 15 (6.94%) DHCP
8 13 (6.02%) BGP
8 13 (6.02%) OSPF
9 12 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 11 (5.09%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (5.09%) VLAN
11 9 (4.17%) Ethernet
12 8 (3.70%) VPN
12 8 (3.70%) VSAN
13 7 (3.24%) Internet
14 6 (2.78%) 5G
14 6 (2.78%) DAB
14 6 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
14 6 (2.78%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.39%) Apache Hive
2 3 (1.39%) Big Data
2 3 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (1.39%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.39%) HBase
2 3 (1.39%) Impala
3 2 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.85%) IDA Disassembler
1 4 (1.85%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.93%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.93%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) JIRA
3 1 (0.46%) Selenium
3 1 (0.46%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
3 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.94%) Finance
2 15 (6.94%) Military
3 13 (6.02%) Law
4 7 (3.24%) Marketing
5 4 (1.85%) Legal
6 3 (1.39%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (18.98%) Analyst
2 34 (15.74%) Architect
3 29 (13.43%) Software Engineer
4 22 (10.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 17 (7.87%) Service Analyst
5 17 (7.87%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (6.94%) Network Engineer
7 14 (6.48%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) Security Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) Security Architect
9 11 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
10 9 (4.17%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.70%) Consultant
11 8 (3.70%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
12 7 (3.24%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 7 (3.24%) Network Architect
13 6 (2.78%) Design Engineer
13 6 (2.78%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.17%) Middleware
2 6 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 6 (2.78%) Django
3 4 (1.85%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.39%) Flash
4 3 (1.39%) HTML
4 3 (1.39%) HTML5
4 3 (1.39%) ModSecurity
4 3 (1.39%) XML
5 2 (0.93%) .NET
5 2 (0.93%) Java EE
6 1 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.19%) Fat Client
1 22 (10.19%) Thin Client
2 17 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.94%) Driving Licence
4 13 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.56%) Data Centre
6 11 (5.09%) Device Driver
7 8 (3.70%) PKI
8 6 (2.78%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.85%) CESG
9 4 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.39%) DataPower
10 3 (1.39%) Derivative
11 2 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
12 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 92 (42.59%) Windows
2 39 (18.06%) Linux
3 38 (17.59%) Windows 7
4 26 (12.04%) Windows 10
5 20 (9.26%) Unix
6 17 (7.87%) Android
7 14 (6.48%) Windows Server
8 11 (5.09%) Mac OS X
9 10 (4.63%) VxWorks
10 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.39%) CentOS
13 3 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.39%) SUSE
13 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.93%) Fedora
15 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.76%) ITIL
2 46 (21.30%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
4 31 (14.35%) Information Security
5 29 (13.43%) Software Engineering
6 26 (12.04%) Service Delivery
7 24 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (10.19%) Infrastructure Management
8 22 (10.19%) Service Management
9 20 (9.26%) Business Development
10 18 (8.33%) DevOps
11 17 (7.87%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.94%) Network Design
13 15 (6.94%) TDD
14 13 (6.02%) TOGAF
15 12 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (5.56%) Network Management
15 12 (5.56%) Unit Testing
16 11 (5.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.63%) C
2 43 (19.91%) Python
3 39 (18.06%) C++
4 30 (13.89%) Java
5 12 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.63%) SQL
7 8 (3.70%) C#
8 7 (3.24%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.85%) Perl
11 2 (0.93%) Lua
11 2 (0.93%) VB
11 2 (0.93%) VBScript
12 1 (0.46%) PHP
12 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 216 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 127 (58.80%) SC Cleared
3 55 (25.46%) Degree
4 23 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (7.87%) MCP
7 15 (6.94%) MCITP
7 15 (6.94%) MCTS
8 14 (6.48%) MCDST
9 10 (4.63%) CCNP
10 9 (4.17%) CCDP
11 8 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
11 8 (3.70%) JNCIS
12 7 (3.24%) CISSP
13 6 (2.78%) CEH
14 5 (2.31%) CCIE
14 5 (2.31%) CCNA
14 5 (2.31%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (2.31%) GSEC
14 5 (2.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.39%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (1.39%) RMADS
3 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.93%) ISO 22301
3 2 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (26.85%) Active Directory
2 52 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.09%) VMware NSX
4 10 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.63%) vSphere
5 9 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.39%) Apache Flume
8 3 (1.39%) HDFS
9 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.46%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (3.24%) SCCM
2 6 (2.78%) Puppet
2 6 (2.78%) vCenter Server
3 5 (2.31%) vRealize
4 4 (1.85%) Nessus
4 4 (1.85%) Nmap
4 4 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (1.85%) SCOM
5 3 (1.39%) Kibana
6 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 73 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 57 (26.39%) VMware
3 22 (10.19%) Citrix
4 21 (9.72%) Cisco
5 18 (8.33%) Juniper
6 10 (4.63%) Fujitsu
7 9 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.24%) Oracle
9 6 (2.78%) Dell
9 6 (2.78%) HP
10 5 (2.31%) Brocade
11 4 (1.85%) Codenomicon
12 3 (1.39%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.39%) F5
12 3 (1.39%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.39%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.39%) Lumension
12 3 (1.39%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.39%) Symantec
12 3 (1.39%) Veeam