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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / South East
Rank 99 88 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 -27  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 427 646 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.90% 3.37% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.48% 10.80% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 291 496 639
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £66,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - -4.25%  

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 4075 5982 6438
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.70% 31.21% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3311 4852 4918
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,978 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -3 227 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Berkshire -18 85 £45,000 -18.18% 12
Surrey +11 82 £48,750 +10.79% 19
Buckinghamshire +10 16 £55,000 -8.33% 4
West Sussex -1 11 £55,000 +34.96% 2
Oxfordshire -7 7 £62,500 - 3
Middlesex +7 4 £32,500 -44.44%
M4 Corridor +2 3 - -
Kent +4 1 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 976 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 168 (17.21%) Windows
3 166 (17.01%) Linux
4 162 (16.60%) Juniper
5 159 (16.29%) Microsoft
6 152 (15.57%) Cisco
7 131 (13.42%) Firewall
8 120 (12.30%) ITIL
9 115 (11.78%) VMware
10 109 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
11 102 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 101 (10.35%) Java
13 100 (10.25%) LAN
13 100 (10.25%) Degree
14 98 (10.04%) SQL
14 98 (10.04%) Unix
14 98 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
15 97 (9.94%) DV Cleared
16 92 (9.43%) C
17 91 (9.32%) MS Excel
17 91 (9.32%) Software Engineering
18 90 (9.22%) Oracle
19 87 (8.91%) SAP
20 86 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
21 83 (8.50%) Cybersecurity
22 81 (8.30%) Project Management
23 78 (7.99%) WAN
24 77 (7.89%) C#
25 75 (7.68%) C++
26 73 (7.48%) JavaScript

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 31 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.64%) Drupal
4 14 (1.43%) JBoss
4 14 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.33%) MS Project Server
6 10 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.72%) Apache
8 7 (0.72%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.51%) IIS
10 5 (0.51%) nginx
10 5 (0.51%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 91 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.30%) MS Office
3 26 (2.66%) MS Project
4 9 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.51%) Simulink
5 5 (0.51%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 16 (1.64%) SAP CO
1 16 (1.64%) SAP FI
1 16 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.92%) SAP HR
4 8 (0.82%) SAP PS
5 7 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.61%) SAP PSCD
7 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.51%) Primavera
8 4 (0.41%) LabWindows
8 4 (0.41%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.41%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.31%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.31%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.36%) PaaS
4 22 (2.25%) IaaS
5 19 (1.95%) Office 365
6 17 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.64%) SaaS
8 6 (0.61%) Boomi
9 5 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.20%) G Suite
11 1 (0.10%) GitHub
11 1 (0.10%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 131 (13.42%) Firewall
2 100 (10.25%) LAN
3 78 (7.99%) WAN
4 68 (6.97%) TCP/IP
5 47 (4.82%) BGP
5 47 (4.82%) DNS
6 46 (4.71%) MPLS
7 42 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (4.20%) Wireless
9 40 (4.10%) Junos
10 39 (4.00%) OSPF
11 38 (3.89%) VPN
12 36 (3.69%) DHCP
13 32 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (3.18%) Network Security
15 28 (2.87%) SAN
16 23 (2.36%) ATM
17 19 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
18 17 (1.74%) Broadband
18 17 (1.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.95%) Big Data
5 18 (1.84%) MySQL
6 16 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.43%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.43%) SAP BW
8 13 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.82%) Pentaho
12 7 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.72%) Neo4j
12 7 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (2.15%) JIRA
3 20 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.84%) JUnit
4 18 (1.84%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.33%) Selenium
5 13 (1.33%) Subversion
6 8 (0.82%) Hudson
6 8 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.61%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.51%) Maven
9 5 (0.51%) WATIR
10 4 (0.41%) PeopleTools
10 4 (0.41%) Rational Application Developer
10 4 (0.41%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.41%) Trac
General
1 46 (4.71%) Telecoms
2 38 (3.89%) Finance
3 32 (3.28%) Military
4 26 (2.66%) Marketing
5 25 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 25 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.15%) Legal
7 7 (0.72%) Automotive
7 7 (0.72%) Publishing
8 6 (0.61%) Electronics
9 4 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.20%) Retail
11 1 (0.10%) Avionics
11 1 (0.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.10%) Banking
11 1 (0.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 124 (12.70%) Developer
2 102 (10.45%) Analyst
2 102 (10.45%) Architect
3 78 (7.99%) Network Engineer
4 64 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 61 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 55 (5.64%) Consultant
7 54 (5.53%) Security Architect
8 46 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
9 43 (4.41%) Juniper Engineer
10 36 (3.69%) Software Engineer
11 33 (3.38%) Cisco Engineer
12 30 (3.07%) Security Engineer
13 29 (2.97%) Team Leader
14 25 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
14 25 (2.56%) Network Architect
14 25 (2.56%) Test Leader
15 24 (2.46%) Project Manager
16 22 (2.25%) IT Engineer
17 21 (2.15%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.64%) HTML
2 50 (5.12%) .NET
3 37 (3.79%) CSS
4 32 (3.28%) AngularJS
5 31 (3.18%) REST
6 29 (2.97%) Web Services
6 29 (2.97%) XML
7 21 (2.15%) JSON
8 18 (1.84%) ASP.NET
9 17 (1.74%) jQuery
10 13 (1.33%) J2EE
10 13 (1.33%) SAP Fiori
10 13 (1.33%) WCF
11 11 (1.13%) WebSockets
12 10 (1.02%) Hibernate
12 10 (1.02%) HTML5
13 9 (0.92%) jBPM
13 9 (0.92%) Middleware
14 8 (0.82%) LAMP
14 8 (0.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.15%) PKI
3 56 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 50 (5.12%) Data Centre
5 25 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 24 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
7 20 (2.05%) Private Cloud
8 17 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.64%) User Experience
10 13 (1.33%) e-Health
11 12 (1.23%) Clustering
12 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.92%) iPad
12 9 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.82%) VHDL
14 7 (0.72%) CESG
14 7 (0.72%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 168 (17.21%) Windows
2 166 (17.01%) Linux
3 98 (10.04%) Unix
4 58 (5.94%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.66%) Windows 7
7 24 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (2.25%) Solaris
9 19 (1.95%) CentOS
10 17 (1.74%) Windows 10
11 13 (1.33%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.13%) Android
13 11 (1.13%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.02%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.02%) Debian
15 9 (0.92%) AIX
15 9 (0.92%) SUSE
16 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (12.30%) ITIL
2 98 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (9.32%) Software Engineering
4 83 (8.50%) Cybersecurity
5 81 (8.30%) Project Management
6 69 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (6.86%) SOA
8 63 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
9 55 (5.64%) Data Protection
10 50 (5.12%) Security Architecture
11 48 (4.92%) Network Design
11 48 (4.92%) Service Delivery
12 44 (4.51%) Logistics
12 44 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
13 43 (4.41%) Fraud Detection
13 43 (4.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 43 (4.41%) SDLC
14 42 (4.30%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 41 (4.20%) Open Source
16 40 (4.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (10.35%) Java
2 98 (10.04%) SQL
3 92 (9.43%) C
4 77 (7.89%) C#
5 75 (7.68%) C++
6 73 (7.48%) JavaScript
7 61 (6.25%) Python
8 38 (3.89%) PowerShell
9 28 (2.87%) VB
10 27 (2.77%) Bash Shell
11 23 (2.36%) Bourne shell
11 23 (2.36%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.74%) Perl
14 15 (1.54%) ABAP
15 11 (1.13%) Ada
15 11 (1.13%) Go
15 11 (1.13%) Scala
16 7 (0.72%) Ruby
16 7 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 976 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 109 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (10.25%) Degree
4 97 (9.94%) DV Cleared
5 72 (7.38%) CCNA
6 44 (4.51%) CCNP
7 29 (2.97%) CISSP
8 25 (2.56%) CEH
8 25 (2.56%) JNCIS
9 22 (2.25%) JNCIA
10 21 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 20 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.64%) SANS
14 14 (1.43%) CCIE
15 12 (1.23%) JNCIP
16 11 (1.13%) MCSA
17 10 (1.02%) PhD
17 10 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.07%) SLA
2 16 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.92%) PMO
4 9 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (0.82%) QA
6 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.41%) Def Stans
6 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.31%) FISMA
7 3 (0.31%) GDPR
8 2 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 102 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (7.48%) Active Directory
3 46 (4.71%) vSphere
4 39 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.13%) Docker
7 7 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.51%) vCloud
9 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.41%) Xen
10 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.31%) HDFS
10 3 (0.31%) KVM
10 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.31%) XenApp
11 2 (0.20%) Postfix
11 2 (0.20%) UAG
11 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (3.07%) Juniper STRM
2 12 (1.23%) Endace
3 8 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.61%) MOM
5 6 (0.61%) Nagios
5 6 (0.61%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.51%) SCCM
7 4 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.41%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.41%) Nessus
7 4 (0.41%) OpenView
7 4 (0.41%) Puppet
7 4 (0.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.31%) Ambari
8 3 (0.31%) OPNET
Vendors
1 162 (16.60%) Juniper
2 159 (16.29%) Microsoft
3 152 (15.57%) Cisco
4 115 (11.78%) VMware
5 90 (9.22%) Oracle
6 87 (8.91%) SAP
7 54 (5.53%) HP
8 34 (3.48%) Fujitsu
9 28 (2.87%) Palo Alto
10 27 (2.77%) CheckPoint
11 23 (2.36%) IBM
12 21 (2.15%) F5
13 20 (2.05%) Dell
13 20 (2.05%) NetApp
13 20 (2.05%) Red Hat
14 19 (1.95%) Google
15 17 (1.74%) Citrix
15 17 (1.74%) EMC
16 13 (1.33%) Computacenter
17 12 (1.23%) Remedy
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £17000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Pension and company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 and comprehensive package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Harmonic Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 14 days ago