Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 96 94
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2 -30
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 826 896 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.70% 3.09% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.24% 10.97% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 551 668 906
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.76% +0.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £26,625
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,450 £77,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -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 8,064 8,168 11,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.33% 28.20% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,374 6,603 9,630
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,800 £25,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -5 504 £49,000 +8.89% 96
Thames Valley -31 174 £45,000 -5.26% 37
Berkshire -41 117 £45,000 -7.69% 31
Surrey -54 91 £41,500 -20.57% 22
West Sussex +19 49 £32,500 -30.48% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 42 £44,000 +10.00% 6
Oxfordshire -44 15 £26,000 -25.71%
Kent +8 8 £47,500 +58.33% 2
M4 Corridor +3 5 - -
East Sussex -17 5 £44,000 +11.39% 1
Home Counties +6 2 £90,000 +50.00%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 826 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 172 (20.82%) Windows
3 149 (18.04%) Microsoft
4 133 (16.10%) ITIL
5 125 (15.13%) C
6 121 (14.65%) Cisco
7 113 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (13.68%) DV Cleared
7 113 (13.68%) Degree
8 110 (13.32%) VMware
9 97 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
10 96 (11.62%) Firewall
11 95 (11.50%) Finance
12 94 (11.38%) Cybersecurity
13 93 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
13 93 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
14 91 (11.02%) Active Directory
14 91 (11.02%) Linux
15 90 (10.90%) SQL
16 82 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 79 (9.56%) Java
18 76 (9.20%) Juniper
19 73 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
19 73 (8.84%) Self-Motivation
20 71 (8.60%) Service Delivery
20 71 (8.60%) Data Centre
21 69 (8.35%) Software Engineering
22 68 (8.23%) Oracle
22 68 (8.23%) SLA
23 66 (7.99%) Windows Server

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 43 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 14 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (1.57%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.85%) Confluence
4 7 (0.85%) JBoss
4 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.61%) Apache
5 5 (0.61%) GeoServer
5 5 (0.61%) TPMS
5 5 (0.61%) WildFly
6 4 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (0.36%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.24%) IIS
8 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 73 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 25 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.97%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.24%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.15%) Office 365
2 23 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.09%) SaaS
5 8 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.48%) Boomi
7 4 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.36%) IaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.24%) npm
9 2 (0.24%) PaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Slack
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) Google Play
10 1 (0.12%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 96 (11.62%) Firewall
2 61 (7.38%) LAN
3 58 (7.02%) Wireless
4 52 (6.30%) WAN
5 51 (6.17%) Network Security
6 44 (5.33%) DNS
7 35 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (4.00%) DHCP
9 30 (3.63%) VPN
10 22 (2.66%) NetScaler
10 22 (2.66%) VoIP
10 22 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (2.54%) BGP
11 21 (2.54%) MPLS
12 20 (2.42%) OSPF
13 19 (2.30%) VLAN
14 16 (1.94%) Internet
15 13 (1.57%) DAB
15 13 (1.57%) TCP/IP
16 12 (1.45%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 17 (2.06%) MySQL
4 16 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (1.45%) Big Data
5 12 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.21%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.21%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (1.09%) Geospatial Data
8 7 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (0.61%) Data Mart
10 5 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.61%) OLAP
10 5 (0.61%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (0.61%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (3.15%) JIRA
2 18 (2.18%) Subversion
3 17 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.06%) SoapUI
4 12 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.21%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.09%) Maven
8 7 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.73%) LabVIEW
9 6 (0.73%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.48%) Selenium
10 4 (0.48%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.48%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.36%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.36%) JMeter
11 3 (0.36%) LSMW
11 3 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 95 (11.50%) Finance
2 44 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.96%) Manufacturing
4 35 (4.24%) Military
5 33 (4.00%) Marketing
6 21 (2.54%) Legal
7 20 (2.42%) Aerospace
8 19 (2.30%) Law
9 18 (2.18%) Electronics
10 17 (2.06%) Publishing
11 5 (0.61%) Retail
12 4 (0.48%) Games
13 3 (0.36%) Advertising
13 3 (0.36%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Avionics
14 1 (0.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (13.56%) Architect
2 106 (12.83%) Analyst
3 89 (10.77%) Consultant
4 67 (8.11%) Developer
5 60 (7.26%) Network Engineer
6 51 (6.17%) Project Manager
7 50 (6.05%) Software Engineer
8 39 (4.72%) Security Consultant
9 31 (3.75%) Support Analyst
10 28 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
10 28 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
11 27 (3.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 26 (3.15%) Information Security Consultant
12 26 (3.15%) Infrastructure Architect
12 26 (3.15%) Support Engineer
13 24 (2.91%) Senior Manager
13 24 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (2.78%) Service Analyst
14 23 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
15 22 (2.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.08%) .NET
2 39 (4.72%) AngularJS
3 27 (3.27%) Web Services
4 26 (3.15%) HTML
5 25 (3.03%) Django
6 23 (2.78%) XML
7 22 (2.66%) CSS
8 14 (1.69%) Middleware
9 12 (1.45%) Spring
10 11 (1.33%) Hibernate
10 11 (1.33%) J2EE
11 10 (1.21%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.09%) jQuery
12 9 (1.09%) SAP Fiori
13 8 (0.97%) HTML5
13 8 (0.97%) Java EE
13 8 (0.97%) JSF
13 8 (0.97%) JSP
13 8 (0.97%) REST
13 8 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (8.84%) Self-Motivation
3 71 (8.60%) Data Centre
4 44 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 17 (2.06%) Fat Client
5 17 (2.06%) Thin Client
6 12 (1.45%) PKI
7 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (0.85%) CESG
8 7 (0.85%) Device Driver
9 6 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (0.73%) Robotics
9 6 (0.73%) W3C
10 4 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.48%) Social Network
10 4 (0.48%) User Experience
10 4 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 172 (20.82%) Windows
2 91 (11.02%) Linux
3 66 (7.99%) Windows Server
4 55 (6.66%) Windows 10
5 54 (6.54%) Windows 7
6 44 (5.33%) Unix
7 39 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.69%) Windows XP
10 13 (1.57%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.09%) Android
12 7 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.61%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.48%) CentOS
15 4 (0.48%) Debian
15 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (16.10%) ITIL
2 113 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
4 94 (11.38%) Cybersecurity
5 71 (8.60%) Service Delivery
6 69 (8.35%) Software Engineering
7 59 (7.14%) Information Security
8 56 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (6.42%) Customer Requirements
10 46 (5.57%) PRINCE2
11 44 (5.33%) Project Management
12 42 (5.08%) Service Management
13 40 (4.84%) Decision-Making
13 40 (4.84%) DevOps
13 40 (4.84%) Programme Management
14 39 (4.72%) ITIL V3
15 38 (4.60%) UML
16 36 (4.36%) Open Source
17 35 (4.24%) Incident Management
18 34 (4.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 125 (15.13%) C
2 90 (10.90%) SQL
3 79 (9.56%) Java
4 65 (7.87%) C#
5 62 (7.51%) JavaScript
6 56 (6.78%) Python
7 55 (6.66%) C++
8 44 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 18 (2.18%) VBScript
10 16 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.69%) Ada
12 13 (1.57%) VB
13 12 (1.45%) ABAP
14 8 (0.97%) PHP
14 8 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.73%) Perl
16 6 (0.73%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.48%) Go
18 3 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 826 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 113 (13.68%) Degree
2 113 (13.68%) DV Cleared
3 93 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (5.33%) CCNA
5 39 (4.72%) CCNP
6 34 (4.12%) CCIE
7 28 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (3.15%) MCSE
9 21 (2.54%) CCDP
10 18 (2.18%) PMI Certification
10 18 (2.18%) PMP
11 17 (2.06%) CISSP
12 16 (1.94%) OSCP
13 15 (1.82%) ISTQB
14 14 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
14 14 (1.69%) LPIC
15 11 (1.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 11 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (1.21%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.23%) SLA
2 25 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.33%) QA
5 10 (1.21%) GDPR
6 8 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.73%) Government Security Classifications
8 4 (0.48%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.48%) GPG13
8 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.36%) MISRA
9 3 (0.36%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.24%) DO-254
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 91 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 82 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.00%) vSphere
4 23 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 16 (1.94%) VMware NSX
8 15 (1.82%) Docker
9 4 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (6.78%) SCCM
2 46 (5.57%) SCOM
3 19 (2.30%) HP ALM
3 19 (2.30%) SCVMM
4 15 (1.82%) vCenter Server
5 13 (1.57%) Ansible
6 11 (1.33%) Puppet
7 8 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (0.85%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.85%) vRealize
9 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.48%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.24%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 149 (18.04%) Microsoft
2 121 (14.65%) Cisco
3 110 (13.32%) VMware
4 76 (9.20%) Juniper
5 68 (8.23%) Oracle
6 43 (5.21%) SAP
7 33 (4.00%) HP
8 22 (2.66%) Palo Alto
9 21 (2.54%) CheckPoint
10 20 (2.42%) Citrix
11 19 (2.30%) Fujitsu
12 18 (2.18%) EMC
13 16 (1.94%) SolarWinds
14 14 (1.69%) Remedy
15 12 (1.45%) Brocade
16 11 (1.33%) CA
16 11 (1.33%) CommVault
16 11 (1.33%) Red Hat
17 9 (1.09%) F5
17 9 (1.09%) LogRhythm