SC Cleared Jobs in the South East

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 26 39 83
Rank change year-on-year +13 +44 +4
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1,238 842 852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.64% 6.34% 3.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.58% 15.87% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 823 485 417
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £41,939
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -0.45%
75th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £78,030
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East

SC Cleared falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the South East.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,015 5,307 7,515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 32.27% 39.98% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,647 2,430 3,174
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,800 £29,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £51,425 £50,845
Median % change year-on-year +0.15% +1.14% +1.69%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the South East

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in the South East.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the South East

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in the South East over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the South East

SC 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 SC Cleared within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +14 498 £52,500 +6.06% 76
Hampshire -2 432 £55,000 -8.33% 65
Berkshire +14 429 £53,000 +0.95% 48
Surrey +18 247 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Buckinghamshire -10 50 £50,000 -11.11% 14
West Sussex +28 20 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Oxfordshire -28 19 £51,000 +7.37% 14
Kent -13 12 £72,500 +70.59%
Middlesex - 6 £35,000 -
East Sussex +18 5 £92,500 +66.67%
Sussex - 4 £51,250 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (2.91%) WebLogic
2 31 (2.50%) Microsoft Exchange
3 27 (2.18%) ArcGIS
3 27 (2.18%) GeoServer
4 25 (2.02%) OpenStack
5 18 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
8 11 (0.89%) Confluence
9 10 (0.81%) CMS
10 9 (0.73%) IIS
10 9 (0.73%) Red Hat Fuse
11 8 (0.65%) JBoss
12 6 (0.48%) Apache
13 4 (0.32%) TWiki
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.081%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 55 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.26%) Simulink
3 18 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.32%) Sketch
7 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 39 (3.15%) Siebel CRM
2 15 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.32%) Q-Pulse
3 4 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.081%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 302 (24.39%) Azure
2 220 (17.77%) AWS
3 63 (5.09%) Microsoft 365
4 38 (3.07%) Serverless
5 33 (2.67%) Amazon EKS
6 30 (2.42%) Azure Monitor
7 25 (2.02%) Amazon ECS
8 20 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.62%) OCI
8 20 (1.62%) SaaS
9 19 (1.53%) Entra ID
10 17 (1.37%) GCP
11 16 (1.29%) GitHub
12 15 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (1.21%) Azure DevOps
13 12 (0.97%) Azure Storage
14 11 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.81%) Power Platform
15 10 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (8.89%) Firewall
2 63 (5.09%) DNS
3 54 (4.36%) VPN
4 44 (3.55%) DHCP
5 31 (2.50%) Cisco Firepower
6 29 (2.34%) SSL
7 28 (2.26%) Network Security
8 23 (1.86%) WAN
9 21 (1.70%) Wireless
10 19 (1.53%) BGP
11 17 (1.37%) SAN
12 16 (1.29%) 5G
13 15 (1.21%) SD-WAN
14 13 (1.05%) TCP/IP
14 13 (1.05%) VLAN
15 11 (0.89%) IPsec
15 11 (0.89%) LAN
16 10 (0.81%) OSPF
17 9 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (0.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (9.05%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (5.33%) NoSQL
3 47 (3.80%) Hadoop
3 47 (3.80%) MongoDB
4 37 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
5 36 (2.91%) Siebel EIM
6 29 (2.34%) GIS
7 27 (2.18%) QGIS
8 26 (2.10%) SQL Server
9 20 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (0.97%) VLDB
14 11 (0.89%) Big Data
15 9 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.57%) Power BI
17 6 (0.48%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 85 (6.87%) Jenkins
2 71 (5.74%) Git
3 28 (2.26%) JIRA
4 22 (1.78%) Vagrant
5 19 (1.53%) Ant
6 16 (1.29%) JUnit
6 16 (1.29%) Subversion
7 15 (1.21%) GitLab
8 14 (1.13%) CMake
9 13 (1.05%) Visual Studio
10 11 (0.89%) MSI
11 10 (0.81%) Trac
12 9 (0.73%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.73%) eggPlant
13 8 (0.65%) AdminStudio
13 8 (0.65%) InstallShield
14 7 (0.57%) REST Assured
14 7 (0.57%) Selenium
14 7 (0.57%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.48%) TestNG
General
1 272 (21.97%) Social Skills
2 121 (9.77%) Aerospace
3 83 (6.70%) Public Sector
4 78 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (3.63%) Finance
6 40 (3.23%) Military
7 35 (2.83%) Organisational Skills
8 25 (2.02%) Police
9 24 (1.94%) Electronics
10 23 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
10 23 (1.86%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 10 (0.81%) Back Office
12 10 (0.81%) Retail
13 8 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (0.57%) Advertising
14 7 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.48%) Marketing
16 5 (0.40%) Law
17 4 (0.32%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 197 (15.91%) Senior
2 167 (13.49%) Architect
3 159 (12.84%) Software Engineer
4 113 (9.13%) Developer
5 95 (7.67%) Analyst
6 65 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 63 (5.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 62 (5.01%) Lead
9 61 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 55 (4.44%) Network Engineer
11 51 (4.12%) Senior Developer
12 48 (3.88%) Consultant
13 44 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
14 41 (3.31%) Integration Engineer
15 40 (3.23%) Network Architect
16 39 (3.15%) Applications Support
16 39 (3.15%) Data Architect
17 37 (2.99%) Support Analyst
18 36 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
18 36 (2.91%) Siebel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (6.22%) Node.js
2 64 (5.17%) .NET
3 52 (4.20%) REST
3 52 (4.20%) Spring
4 50 (4.04%) React
5 47 (3.80%) Kafka
6 42 (3.39%) Middleware
7 35 (2.83%) AngularJS
8 34 (2.75%) XML
9 33 (2.67%) CSS
9 33 (2.67%) Web Services
10 30 (2.42%) Leaflet
11 29 (2.34%) OpenLayers
11 29 (2.34%) Spring Boot
12 27 (2.18%) J2EE
12 27 (2.18%) PostGIS
13 25 (2.02%) .NET Core
13 25 (2.02%) Apache Camel
13 25 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
13 25 (2.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (3.39%) Algorithms
1 42 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 40 (3.23%) Product Ownership
2 40 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (2.26%) CMDB
4 26 (2.10%) Distributed Systems
5 25 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 24 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 18 (1.45%) FPGA
8 18 (1.45%) VHDL
9 17 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
9 17 (1.37%) PKI
10 16 (1.29%) Satnav
11 15 (1.21%) Analogue Electronics
12 12 (0.97%) Driving Licence
12 12 (0.97%) Private Cloud
13 10 (0.81%) Digital Signage
14 8 (0.65%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 257 (20.76%) Windows
2 228 (18.42%) Linux
3 129 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 54 (4.36%) Windows Server 2016
5 46 (3.72%) Windows 10
6 45 (3.63%) CentOS
6 45 (3.63%) Windows Server 2019
7 37 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 37 (2.99%) Unix
8 31 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.94%) Android
9 24 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.97%) Solaris
11 12 (0.97%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.89%) Windows NT
13 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.48%) Rocky
15 3 (0.24%) AIX
16 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (29.24%) Agile
2 278 (22.46%) Problem-Solving
3 249 (20.11%) Actionable Insight
4 236 (19.06%) DevOps
5 202 (16.32%) Software Engineering
6 126 (10.18%) Collaborative Working
7 118 (9.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 109 (8.80%) Scrum
9 105 (8.48%) Service Management
10 98 (7.92%) ITIL
10 98 (7.92%) Test Automation
11 96 (7.75%) Project Management
12 85 (6.87%) Computer Science
13 71 (5.74%) Customer Service
14 70 (5.65%) Artificial Intelligence
15 67 (5.41%) Kanban
16 66 (5.33%) Microservices
17 62 (5.01%) CI/CD
17 62 (5.01%) Containerisation
18 61 (4.93%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 245 (19.79%) Java
2 220 (17.77%) SQL
3 208 (16.80%) Python
4 150 (12.12%) PowerShell
5 121 (9.77%) JavaScript
6 109 (8.80%) C++
7 80 (6.46%) C#
8 54 (4.36%) C
9 41 (3.31%) Kotlin
10 23 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.62%) VB
12 18 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.05%) TypeScript
14 12 (0.97%) Bicep
14 12 (0.97%) MATLAB
14 12 (0.97%) VBScript
15 9 (0.73%) Groovy
16 8 (0.65%) Ruby
17 7 (0.57%) Bash
17 7 (0.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,238 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 319 (25.77%) DV Cleared
3 214 (17.29%) Degree
4 78 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 34 (2.75%) AWS Certification
8 33 (2.67%) CCNP
9 31 (2.50%) CCNA
10 21 (1.70%) Azure Certification
11 19 (1.53%) PhD
12 18 (1.45%) JNCIS
13 17 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (1.29%) A+ Certification
14 16 (1.29%) DBS Check
15 13 (1.05%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
15 13 (1.05%) MCP
16 12 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 12 (0.97%) Master's Degree
17 11 (0.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.28%) SLA
2 40 (3.23%) QA
3 16 (1.29%) Software Quality Assurance
4 12 (0.97%) Accessibility
4 12 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.89%) NIST
6 6 (0.48%) PMO
7 5 (0.40%) NCSC
7 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.40%) WCAG
8 4 (0.32%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.24%) COBIT
9 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.24%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.24%) RMADS
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 112 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 85 (6.87%) Docker
3 52 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (1.78%) Firmware
7 19 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (1.29%) pfSense
8 16 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.97%) vSphere
11 10 (0.81%) KVM
11 10 (0.81%) NFS
12 9 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.16%) Embedded Firmware
15 1 (0.081%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 101 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 95 (7.67%) Ansible
3 86 (6.95%) SCCM
4 72 (5.82%) Terraform
5 54 (4.36%) SCOM
6 51 (4.12%) WSUS
7 34 (2.75%) vCenter Server
8 32 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
9 23 (1.86%) Single Sign-On
10 20 (1.62%) OpenSSO
11 19 (1.53%) Grafana
11 19 (1.53%) NetBackup
12 16 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
12 16 (1.29%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 12 (0.97%) Data Guard
13 12 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (0.89%) Sysprep
15 10 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 10 (0.81%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 192 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 113 (9.13%) Oracle
3 110 (8.89%) Juniper
4 106 (8.56%) Cisco
5 92 (7.43%) VMware
6 42 (3.39%) ServiceNow
7 39 (3.15%) Siebel
8 35 (2.83%) Remedy
9 30 (2.42%) F5
10 27 (2.18%) ESRI
10 27 (2.18%) Xilinx
11 26 (2.10%) Fortinet
11 26 (2.10%) Veeam
12 25 (2.02%) HP
12 25 (2.02%) WSO2
13 21 (1.70%) Dynatrace
14 18 (1.45%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.37%) EMC
15 17 (1.37%) McAfee
15 17 (1.37%) Palo Alto