Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 80 84
Rank change year-on-year -28 +4 -36
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 883 1223 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.86% 3.50% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.66% 11.29% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 650 810 1181
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,950 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -10.00%

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 8280 10834 13261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.84% 30.99% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6713 8728 10631
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -10 429 £42,500 -5.56% 20
Surrey -10 195 £50,000 - 4
Thames Valley -69 194 £48,750 -4.41% 11
Berkshire -57 138 £50,000 -4.76% 6
West Sussex +40 44 £32,500 -27.78% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 42 £80,000 +100.00% 4
Kent +31 20 £50,000 +78.57% 1
Oxfordshire -8 20 £80,000 +60.00% 1
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £25,187 -
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 883 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 201 (22.76%) Windows
3 176 (19.93%) Microsoft
4 160 (18.12%) ITIL
5 159 (18.01%) C
6 151 (17.10%) Linux
7 143 (16.19%) VMware
8 136 (15.40%) DV Cleared
9 125 (14.16%) Degree
10 122 (13.82%) Cisco
11 117 (13.25%) Active Directory
12 114 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
13 106 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
14 100 (11.33%) Java
15 98 (11.10%) Cybersecurity
16 92 (10.42%) WAN
17 91 (10.31%) LAN
17 91 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
18 90 (10.19%) Unix
19 89 (10.08%) Firewall
20 88 (9.97%) Project Management
21 84 (9.51%) SQL
22 83 (9.40%) Oracle
22 83 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
23 82 (9.29%) C#
24 77 (8.72%) Python
25 74 (8.38%) Management Information System
26 72 (8.15%) SDLC
27 70 (7.93%) C++
28 69 (7.81%) Juniper

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 41 (4.64%) MS Exchange
2 33 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.49%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.04%) Apache
5 15 (1.70%) Skype for Business
6 14 (1.59%) JBoss
7 13 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.13%) IIS
9 10 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.79%) WildFly
12 5 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.57%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.68%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) Simulink
8 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) Blender
8 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 26 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 26 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (1.70%) Teamcenter
3 12 (1.36%) SAP CO
3 12 (1.36%) SAP FI
3 12 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.34%) SAP GTS
6 3 (0.34%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.70%) Office 365
3 9 (1.02%) PaaS
3 9 (1.02%) SaaS
4 5 (0.57%) IaaS
4 5 (0.57%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.34%) Google Play
5 3 (0.34%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 92 (10.42%) WAN
2 91 (10.31%) LAN
3 89 (10.08%) Firewall
4 55 (6.23%) Network Security
5 44 (4.98%) VPN
6 42 (4.76%) Wireless
7 39 (4.42%) TCP/IP
8 38 (4.30%) BGP
8 38 (4.30%) OSPF
9 36 (4.08%) DNS
10 34 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (3.28%) SAN
12 27 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 24 (2.72%) IPsec
13 24 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (2.60%) VLAN
15 22 (2.49%) DHCP
15 22 (2.49%) Internet
16 20 (2.27%) SSL
17 16 (1.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.30%) Big Data
2 36 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 26 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 26 (2.94%) SAP BW
5 21 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (2.15%) QlikView
7 16 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.70%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.25%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.79%) Neo4j
11 7 (0.79%) Pentaho
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 6 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.68%) Semantic Layer
13 5 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 20 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.15%) Subversion
3 16 (1.81%) JIRA
4 13 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.02%) Maven
6 8 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.79%) Metasploit
8 6 (0.68%) Selenium
9 5 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (0.57%) Xcode
10 4 (0.45%) ClearQuest
10 4 (0.45%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.45%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.45%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.34%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.34%) JMeter
11 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.34%) TestDirector
General
1 68 (7.70%) Finance
2 59 (6.68%) Military
3 47 (5.32%) Manufacturing
4 31 (3.51%) Law
5 28 (3.17%) Legal
6 26 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.38%) Aerospace
8 14 (1.59%) Publishing
9 7 (0.79%) Billing
10 6 (0.68%) Marketing
10 6 (0.68%) Retail
11 5 (0.57%) Advertising
12 4 (0.45%) Automotive
12 4 (0.45%) Electronics
13 3 (0.34%) Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Games
14 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 146 (16.53%) Analyst
2 98 (11.10%) Consultant
3 95 (10.76%) Architect
4 87 (9.85%) Developer
5 52 (5.89%) Network Engineer
6 48 (5.44%) Service Analyst
7 45 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
8 38 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 33 (3.74%) Support Engineer
10 33 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
11 32 (3.62%) Security Consultant
12 31 (3.51%) Security Architect
12 31 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
13 29 (3.28%) Software Developer
14 28 (3.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 28 (3.17%) Project Manager
14 28 (3.17%) Security Engineer
15 26 (2.94%) Oracle Consultant
16 23 (2.60%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.34%) .NET
2 41 (4.64%) HTML
3 38 (4.30%) XML
4 36 (4.08%) Web Services
5 26 (2.94%) CSS
6 23 (2.60%) HTML5
7 19 (2.15%) Middleware
8 17 (1.93%) jQuery
9 16 (1.81%) Spring
10 15 (1.70%) AngularJS
11 14 (1.59%) ASP.NET
11 14 (1.59%) Node.js
12 13 (1.47%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.47%) J2EE
12 13 (1.47%) JSP
13 12 (1.36%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (1.13%) REST
15 8 (0.91%) Apache Camel
15 8 (0.91%) Hibernate
15 8 (0.91%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 106 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (8.38%) Management Information System
3 49 (5.55%) Data Centre
4 41 (4.64%) Computer Science
5 40 (4.53%) Driving Licence
6 36 (4.08%) PKI
7 28 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 21 (2.38%) Smart Meter
9 20 (2.27%) Cloud Native
9 20 (2.27%) Public Cloud
10 19 (2.15%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.70%) Cyber Attack
12 14 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 13 (1.47%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.47%) User Experience
14 10 (1.13%) Clustering
14 10 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
14 10 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.13%) Fat Client
14 10 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 201 (22.76%) Windows
2 151 (17.10%) Linux
3 90 (10.19%) Unix
4 65 (7.36%) Windows 7
5 38 (4.30%) Windows Server
6 37 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (3.96%) Windows 10
7 35 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (3.74%) CentOS
10 15 (1.70%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.45%) Android
14 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.45%) SUSE
14 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.34%) VxWorks
16 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (18.12%) ITIL
2 114 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (11.10%) Cybersecurity
4 88 (9.97%) Project Management
5 72 (8.15%) SDLC
6 65 (7.36%) Software Engineering
7 55 (6.23%) Open Source
8 52 (5.89%) Service Delivery
9 49 (5.55%) DevOps
9 49 (5.55%) UML
10 48 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (5.21%) Information Security
12 38 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (4.19%) Change Management
13 37 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (4.19%) Mentoring
14 36 (4.08%) Analytics
14 36 (4.08%) Security Operations
14 36 (4.08%) Service Management
15 34 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 159 (18.01%) C
2 100 (11.33%) Java
3 84 (9.51%) SQL
4 82 (9.29%) C#
5 77 (8.72%) Python
6 70 (7.93%) C++
7 60 (6.80%) PowerShell
8 47 (5.32%) JavaScript
9 44 (4.98%) Shell Script
10 37 (4.19%) Bash Shell
11 25 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.49%) Perl
13 18 (2.04%) Bourne shell
14 17 (1.93%) VB
15 14 (1.59%) Ada
15 14 (1.59%) Ruby
16 13 (1.47%) VBScript
17 12 (1.36%) Scala
18 10 (1.13%) Go
19 7 (0.79%) Jython
Qualifications
1 883 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 136 (15.40%) DV Cleared
3 125 (14.16%) Degree
4 91 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (5.10%) CCNP
7 38 (4.30%) CCNA
8 35 (3.96%) MCP
9 34 (3.85%) CISSP
10 30 (3.40%) MCITP
10 30 (3.40%) MCTS
11 29 (3.28%) CCIE
12 26 (2.94%) MCDST
13 21 (2.38%) CEH
13 21 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 21 (2.38%) MCSE
14 17 (1.93%) CCDP
14 17 (1.93%) PMP
14 17 (1.93%) RHCE
15 14 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.57%) SLA
2 28 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.93%) PMO
4 12 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.25%) DO-254
6 10 (1.13%) QA
7 8 (0.91%) Def Stans
8 7 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.79%) DO-178B
9 6 (0.68%) GDPR
10 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.57%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.45%) ISO 26262
11 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.34%) GPG13
12 3 (0.34%) RMADS
13 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 117 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 83 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.94%) vSphere
4 21 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.81%) VMware NSX
6 13 (1.47%) Docker
6 13 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.36%) vCloud
8 7 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.23%) Firmware
9 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.23%) NFS
9 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (2.38%) vCenter Server
2 20 (2.27%) Puppet
3 16 (1.81%) SCCM
4 14 (1.59%) Ansible
5 12 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.25%) SCOM
7 10 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.79%) Nessus
9 6 (0.68%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.68%) vRealize
9 6 (0.68%) WSUS
10 5 (0.57%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.45%) DatAdvantage
11 4 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.45%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.45%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.34%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 176 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 143 (16.19%) VMware
3 122 (13.82%) Cisco
4 83 (9.40%) Oracle
5 69 (7.81%) Juniper
6 44 (4.98%) HP
7 40 (4.53%) SAP
8 39 (4.42%) Red Hat
9 26 (2.94%) Palo Alto
10 24 (2.72%) Dell
11 21 (2.38%) Citrix
12 20 (2.27%) F5
13 17 (1.93%) NetApp
14 14 (1.59%) IBM
15 13 (1.47%) CheckPoint
16 12 (1.36%) Brocade
16 12 (1.36%) Symantec
17 11 (1.25%) Ariba
17 11 (1.25%) Remedy
18 10 (1.13%) Fujitsu