Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 90 97
Rank change year-on-year -34 +7 -44
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 840 1,044 1,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.66% 3.31% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.05% 11.38% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 583 700 1,018
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £28,675
90th Percentile £72,000 £83,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -1.04%

SC 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 8,357 9,177 12,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.45% 29.14% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6,665 7,336 10,199
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% - -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the South East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 21 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 -18 456 £47,500 +5.56% 103
Thames Valley -55 173 £45,000 -12.62% 44
Surrey -48 137 £48,750 +2.63% 16
Berkshire -52 124 £46,500 -13.89% 20
West Sussex +29 49 £32,500 -35.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +4 41 £60,000 +62.16% 21
Kent +29 17 £50,000 +75.44%
Oxfordshire -17 14 £80,000 +60.00% 3
M4 Corridor 0 9 - -
Home Counties +15 3 £85,000 +41.67%
East Sussex -16 3 £42,000 +31.25% 3
Middlesex +9 2 £25,187 -22.50%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 840 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 192 (22.86%) Windows
3 170 (20.24%) ITIL
4 155 (18.45%) Microsoft
5 144 (17.14%) C
6 133 (15.83%) Active Directory
7 126 (15.00%) VMware
8 125 (14.88%) DV Cleared
9 114 (13.57%) Degree
10 112 (13.33%) Cisco
11 111 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
12 100 (11.90%) Finance
13 99 (11.79%) Cybersecurity
14 96 (11.43%) Firewall
15 94 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
16 93 (11.07%) WAN
17 91 (10.83%) Linux
18 86 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
18 86 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 84 (10.00%) LAN
20 77 (9.17%) Service Delivery
21 76 (9.05%) Java
22 75 (8.93%) Juniper
23 72 (8.57%) Windows 7
24 68 (8.10%) SQL
24 68 (8.10%) SLA
25 66 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
26 65 (7.74%) C#
27 64 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
28 62 (7.38%) Wireless

SC 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 46 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 29 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 23 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (2.62%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.31%) Apache
6 10 (1.19%) IIS
6 10 (1.19%) JBoss
7 9 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.95%) WildFly
9 6 (0.71%) Confluence
9 6 (0.71%) TPMS
10 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.60%) GeoServer
11 4 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.24%) CMS
12 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.24%) Moodle
Applications
1 66 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.60%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Blender
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 27 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
1 27 (3.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.36%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.12%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.86%) Office 365
2 20 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.95%) SaaS
6 5 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.48%) Google Play
7 4 (0.48%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.36%) IaaS
9 2 (0.24%) PaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Slack
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 96 (11.43%) Firewall
2 93 (11.07%) WAN
3 84 (10.00%) LAN
4 62 (7.38%) Wireless
5 56 (6.67%) DNS
6 39 (4.64%) Network Security
7 38 (4.52%) DHCP
8 34 (4.05%) VPN
9 31 (3.69%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (3.57%) TCP/IP
11 27 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (3.10%) OSPF
13 25 (2.98%) NetScaler
14 24 (2.86%) BGP
15 23 (2.74%) Internet
16 20 (2.38%) MPLS
16 20 (2.38%) VoIP
17 18 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (2.14%) IPsec
18 17 (2.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 19 (2.26%) Big Data
4 17 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (1.67%) SAP BW
6 11 (1.31%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.07%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.07%) MySQL
8 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.48%) OLAP
12 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
13 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (2.86%) JIRA
2 19 (2.26%) Subversion
3 14 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (1.31%) SoapUI
6 10 (1.19%) Maven
7 9 (1.07%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.71%) LabVIEW
8 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.60%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.48%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.48%) Xcode
11 3 (0.36%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.36%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.36%) NUnit
11 3 (0.36%) Selenium
12 2 (0.24%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.24%) StarTeam
General
1 100 (11.90%) Finance
2 45 (5.36%) Military
3 43 (5.12%) Manufacturing
3 43 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.10%) Aerospace
5 24 (2.86%) Legal
6 21 (2.50%) Marketing
7 20 (2.38%) Law
8 12 (1.43%) Electronics
9 10 (1.19%) Publishing
10 8 (0.95%) Advertising
11 3 (0.36%) Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Retail
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 144 (17.14%) Analyst
2 107 (12.74%) Architect
3 91 (10.83%) Consultant
4 58 (6.90%) Developer
5 57 (6.79%) Network Engineer
6 44 (5.24%) Project Manager
7 39 (4.64%) Service Analyst
8 37 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
9 36 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 35 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
11 34 (4.05%) Security Consultant
12 32 (3.81%) Security Engineer
13 30 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
14 29 (3.45%) Support Engineer
15 27 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
15 27 (3.21%) Senior Manager
16 26 (3.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 26 (3.10%) Information Security Consultant
17 24 (2.86%) Support Analyst
18 23 (2.74%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.36%) .NET
2 34 (4.05%) HTML
2 34 (4.05%) XML
3 30 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 27 (3.21%) Web Services
5 25 (2.98%) CSS
6 21 (2.50%) Middleware
7 18 (2.14%) .NET Framework
7 18 (2.14%) HTML5
8 15 (1.79%) Spring
9 14 (1.67%) jQuery
10 10 (1.19%) Flash
10 10 (1.19%) Hibernate
11 8 (0.95%) Java EE
11 8 (0.95%) JSP
11 8 (0.95%) REST
12 7 (0.83%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.83%) Django
12 7 (0.83%) J2EE
12 7 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.43%) Data Centre
3 48 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.69%) PKI
5 23 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.74%) Fat Client
5 23 (2.74%) Thin Client
6 16 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 14 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.07%) Cyberattack
10 9 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.83%) Smart Meter
11 7 (0.83%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.71%) CESG
12 6 (0.71%) Clustering
12 6 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 192 (22.86%) Windows
2 91 (10.83%) Linux
3 72 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 62 (7.38%) Windows 10
5 55 (6.55%) Windows Server
6 49 (5.83%) Unix
7 38 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 12 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.19%) CentOS
12 7 (0.83%) Android
13 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.36%) SUSE
14 3 (0.36%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.24%) Fedora
16 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (20.24%) ITIL
2 99 (11.79%) Cybersecurity
3 94 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (9.17%) Service Delivery
5 64 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (7.26%) Software Engineering
7 53 (6.31%) Information Security
8 51 (6.07%) Customer Requirements
9 50 (5.95%) Project Management
10 49 (5.83%) PRINCE2
10 49 (5.83%) SDLC
11 48 (5.71%) Service Management
11 48 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 42 (5.00%) TOGAF
13 40 (4.76%) Open Source
14 38 (4.52%) Analytics
14 38 (4.52%) UML
15 32 (3.81%) DevOps
15 32 (3.81%) ITIL V3
15 32 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (17.14%) C
2 76 (9.05%) Java
3 68 (8.10%) SQL
4 65 (7.74%) C#
5 61 (7.26%) PowerShell
6 51 (6.07%) JavaScript
7 46 (5.48%) C++
8 41 (4.88%) Python
9 24 (2.86%) VBScript
10 16 (1.90%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.43%) Ada
11 12 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.43%) Perl
12 11 (1.31%) VB
13 10 (1.19%) Bourne shell
13 10 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.07%) PHP
14 9 (1.07%) Scala
15 8 (0.95%) Go
16 5 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 840 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 125 (14.88%) DV Cleared
3 114 (13.57%) Degree
4 86 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (5.36%) CCNP
6 39 (4.64%) CCNA
7 38 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (3.21%) CCIE
9 25 (2.98%) CISSP
10 21 (2.50%) CCDP
11 20 (2.38%) PMP
12 18 (2.14%) CESG Certified Professional
12 18 (2.14%) MCP
12 18 (2.14%) PMI Certification
13 17 (2.02%) MCSE
14 15 (1.79%) CISM
14 15 (1.79%) MCITP
14 15 (1.79%) MCTS
15 14 (1.67%) MCDST
16 13 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.10%) SLA
2 26 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.67%) PMO
4 13 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.43%) GDPR
6 9 (1.07%) DO-254
7 8 (0.95%) QA
8 5 (0.60%) Def Stans
9 4 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.36%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.36%) GPG13
10 3 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.36%) RMADS
11 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.24%) P3O
12 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 133 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 86 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.33%) vSphere
5 20 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.90%) VMware NSX
7 15 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (1.67%) Docker
9 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.71%) vCloud
10 6 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.36%) XenServer
13 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 44 (5.24%) SCCM
2 39 (4.64%) SCOM
3 18 (2.14%) vCenter Server
4 17 (2.02%) SCVMM
5 11 (1.31%) Ansible
5 11 (1.31%) Puppet
6 9 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (1.07%) vRealize
7 6 (0.71%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.60%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.48%) HockeyApp
9 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.36%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 155 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 126 (15.00%) VMware
3 112 (13.33%) Cisco
4 75 (8.93%) Juniper
5 60 (7.14%) Oracle
6 36 (4.29%) HP
7 34 (4.05%) Palo Alto
8 33 (3.93%) Citrix
9 22 (2.62%) F5
9 22 (2.62%) SAP
10 21 (2.50%) Remedy
11 19 (2.26%) Dell
12 18 (2.14%) CheckPoint
12 18 (2.14%) SolarWinds
13 17 (2.02%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.90%) Fujitsu
15 13 (1.55%) Brocade
15 13 (1.55%) NetApp
16 12 (1.43%) Lumension
17 11 (1.31%) Fortinet