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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 88 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 485 606 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.31% 3.28% 3.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.72% 10.46% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 363 409 582
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,400 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4137 5796 6616
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.27% 31.38% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 4693 5094
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,583 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 231 £46,500 +16.25% 28
Surrey +23 100 £48,000 -4.00% 15
Berkshire -38 76 £44,000 -23.47% 15
Oxfordshire +44 37 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 20 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Sussex +24 19 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Kent +12 5 £50,000 -25.92%
Home Counties - 2 £55,000 -
East Sussex +15 1 £47,000 +17.50%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 918 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 194 (21.13%) Windows
3 165 (17.97%) Microsoft
4 159 (17.32%) Linux
5 138 (15.03%) Degree
6 133 (14.49%) Cisco
7 130 (14.16%) Juniper
8 124 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (13.40%) ITIL
9 123 (13.40%) C
10 120 (13.07%) VMware
11 118 (12.85%) SQL
12 117 (12.75%) Firewall
13 109 (11.87%) Java
14 107 (11.66%) LAN
15 106 (11.55%) WAN
16 104 (11.33%) Unix
17 101 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
17 101 (11.00%) Cybersecurity
18 96 (10.46%) Active Directory
19 93 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
20 92 (10.02%) Oracle
21 89 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
22 86 (9.37%) Software Engineering
22 86 (9.37%) Python
23 83 (9.04%) Project Management
24 82 (8.93%) DV Cleared
25 76 (8.28%) C#
26 73 (7.95%) C++
27 68 (7.41%) JavaScript

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 27 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.42%) JBoss
4 11 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.98%) Skype for Business
5 9 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.87%) MS Project Server
7 6 (0.65%) Apache
7 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.54%) Drupal
8 5 (0.54%) IIS
8 5 (0.54%) TPMS
8 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.44%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.51%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.22%) Windchill
7 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) Maya
7 1 (0.11%) Simulink
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 18 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (1.42%) SAP CO
2 13 (1.42%) SAP FI
2 13 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (0.76%) SAP PS
4 6 (0.65%) SAP GTS
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.44%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.44%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.33%) SAP SCM
6 3 (0.33%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.72%) PaaS
3 25 (2.72%) SaaS
4 20 (2.18%) IaaS
5 16 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.63%) Office 365
7 6 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.54%) Boomi
9 4 (0.44%) G Suite
10 3 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.11%) GitHub
12 1 (0.11%) iTunes
12 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (12.75%) Firewall
2 107 (11.66%) LAN
3 106 (11.55%) WAN
4 58 (6.32%) TCP/IP
5 51 (5.56%) VPN
6 47 (5.12%) BGP
7 44 (4.79%) Wireless
8 43 (4.68%) DNS
9 42 (4.58%) OSPF
10 37 (4.03%) Network Security
11 35 (3.81%) Broadband
11 35 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (3.81%) SAN
12 33 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
13 32 (3.49%) MPLS
14 28 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (2.72%) IPsec
15 25 (2.72%) Junos
16 23 (2.51%) DHCP
16 23 (2.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 34 (3.70%) Big Data
4 22 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 18 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
7 16 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.63%) GIS
8 15 (1.63%) QlikView
9 14 (1.53%) MySQL
9 14 (1.53%) SAP BW
10 12 (1.31%) QGIS
11 11 (1.20%) Pentaho
12 10 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.09%) Neo4j
13 7 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 6 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 20 (2.18%) JIRA
2 18 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.63%) JUnit
3 15 (1.63%) Metasploit
4 13 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.42%) Selenium
5 11 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.76%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.65%) Subversion
9 6 (0.65%) WATIR
10 5 (0.54%) git-flow
10 5 (0.54%) TestDirector
11 4 (0.44%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.44%) GitLab
11 4 (0.44%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 48 (5.23%) Manufacturing
2 38 (4.14%) Finance
3 34 (3.70%) Military
4 28 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.61%) Marketing
6 21 (2.29%) Aerospace
7 20 (2.18%) Legal
8 18 (1.96%) Law
9 8 (0.87%) Automotive
10 7 (0.76%) Electronics
11 6 (0.65%) Billing
12 5 (0.54%) Publishing
12 5 (0.54%) Retail
13 4 (0.44%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.22%) Advertising
15 2 (0.22%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 106 (11.55%) Developer
2 95 (10.35%) Architect
3 93 (10.13%) Analyst
4 91 (9.91%) Consultant
5 75 (8.17%) Network Engineer
6 67 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 59 (6.43%) Support Engineer
8 40 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
9 38 (4.14%) Cisco Engineer
9 38 (4.14%) Security Architect
10 33 (3.59%) Software Engineer
11 30 (3.27%) Team Leader
12 29 (3.16%) IT Engineer
12 29 (3.16%) Project Manager
13 28 (3.05%) Security Consultant
13 28 (3.05%) Security Engineer
14 26 (2.83%) Cloud Engineer
15 25 (2.72%) Juniper Engineer
16 23 (2.51%) 2nd Line Support
16 23 (2.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.88%) .NET
1 54 (5.88%) HTML
2 45 (4.90%) Web Services
3 28 (3.05%) CSS
4 22 (2.40%) HTML5
5 21 (2.29%) jQuery
6 19 (2.07%) XML
7 17 (1.85%) J2EE
7 17 (1.85%) REST
8 16 (1.74%) AngularJS
8 16 (1.74%) ASP.NET
8 16 (1.74%) Hibernate
9 15 (1.63%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (1.31%) JSON
12 11 (1.20%) Node.js
12 11 (1.20%) Spring
13 10 (1.09%) Apache Camel
13 10 (1.09%) Apache CXF
13 10 (1.09%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 45 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.79%) PKI
5 40 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 40 (4.36%) Driving Licence
6 26 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.61%) Security Operations Centre
8 22 (2.40%) Private Cloud
9 19 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (2.07%) User Experience
10 17 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.20%) Clustering
11 11 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
11 11 (1.20%) VHDL
12 9 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.98%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 194 (21.13%) Windows
2 159 (17.32%) Linux
3 104 (11.33%) Unix
4 48 (5.23%) Windows Server
5 43 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (4.25%) Windows 7
7 37 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (2.72%) CentOS
9 22 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (2.29%) Solaris
11 16 (1.74%) Windows 10
12 13 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.20%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.87%) AIX
15 8 (0.87%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.76%) Android
16 7 (0.76%) Debian
16 7 (0.76%) SUSE
17 5 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (13.40%) ITIL
3 101 (11.00%) Cybersecurity
4 86 (9.37%) Software Engineering
5 83 (9.04%) Project Management
6 54 (5.88%) SDLC
7 52 (5.66%) DevOps
8 49 (5.34%) Mentoring
9 46 (5.01%) Open Source
10 45 (4.90%) Logistics
11 43 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 43 (4.68%) Network Design
12 41 (4.47%) Customer Requirements
12 41 (4.47%) Information Security
12 41 (4.47%) Migration
13 40 (4.36%) Service Delivery
14 39 (4.25%) Presales
14 39 (4.25%) SOA
15 36 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (3.92%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 123 (13.40%) C
2 118 (12.85%) SQL
3 109 (11.87%) Java
4 86 (9.37%) Python
5 76 (8.28%) C#
6 73 (7.95%) C++
7 68 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 44 (4.79%) Shell Script
9 37 (4.03%) PL/SQL
10 30 (3.27%) Bash Shell
10 30 (3.27%) PowerShell
11 24 (2.61%) VB
12 19 (2.07%) Bourne shell
12 19 (2.07%) VB.NET
13 18 (1.96%) Perl
13 18 (1.96%) Ruby
14 16 (1.74%) Go
14 16 (1.74%) Scala
15 12 (1.31%) Ada
16 10 (1.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 918 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 138 (15.03%) Degree
3 101 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (8.93%) DV Cleared
5 59 (6.43%) CCNA
6 37 (4.03%) CCNP
7 36 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (3.49%) CISSP
9 23 (2.51%) CCIE
9 23 (2.51%) JNCIA
10 21 (2.29%) CEH
11 20 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (2.07%) CREST Certified
12 19 (2.07%) JNCIS
13 17 (1.85%) MCP
13 17 (1.85%) OSCP
13 17 (1.85%) Tigerscheme
14 16 (1.74%) CHECK Team Member
14 16 (1.74%) Master's Degree
15 15 (1.63%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.23%) SLA
2 30 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 10 (1.09%) PMO
6 9 (0.98%) Def Stans
6 9 (0.98%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.76%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.33%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.33%) FISMA
9 3 (0.33%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.33%) ISO 26262
9 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.33%) QA
10 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.11%) GPG13
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 96 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 89 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.61%) vSphere
5 19 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.54%) Docker
7 4 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.44%) UAG
8 3 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.33%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.33%) vCloud
8 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (2.51%) SCCM
2 16 (1.74%) vCenter Server
3 15 (1.63%) Nessus
4 12 (1.31%) Puppet
5 11 (1.20%) Juniper STRM
5 11 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.09%) Ansible
7 9 (0.98%) HP SIM
8 8 (0.87%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.54%) Cacti
9 5 (0.54%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.54%) MOM
9 5 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.54%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.44%) SCOM
11 3 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 165 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 133 (14.49%) Cisco
3 130 (14.16%) Juniper
4 120 (13.07%) VMware
5 92 (10.02%) Oracle
6 66 (7.19%) SAP
7 49 (5.34%) HP
8 35 (3.81%) Red Hat
9 24 (2.61%) F5
10 22 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 21 (2.29%) Fujitsu
12 20 (2.18%) Google
13 19 (2.07%) EMC
14 18 (1.96%) McAfee
15 17 (1.85%) Citrix
16 15 (1.63%) Dell
17 14 (1.53%) Palo Alto
18 12 (1.31%) ESRI
18 12 (1.31%) Jaspersoft
19 11 (1.20%) NetApp
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
CPS Group UK
Posted: 20 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37700 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
The National Archives
Salary: £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Posted: 25 days ago