Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 49 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 1437 1927 2339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.84% 5.06% 5.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.37% 16.14% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1329 1862
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,875 £77,500 £75,740
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% - +3.26%

Security 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 8271 11936 13368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.86% 31.37% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6728 9670 10235
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,796 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +3.99% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the South East

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the South East.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the South East

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the South East

Security 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 Security Cleared within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 July 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 0 641 £43,500 +8.75% 31
Thames Valley -8 461 £47,500 -8.21% 37
Surrey +14 276 £48,750 +1.04% 18
Berkshire -24 241 £47,500 -13.64% 25
Oxfordshire +31 159 £50,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire -40 61 £51,344 +16.69% 9
West Sussex +24 37 £32,500 -20.25% 2
East Sussex -9 14 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Kent -21 12 £40,000 -
M4 Corridor -2 9 £40,000 -46.67%
Home Counties - 2 £55,000 -
Middlesex +7 1 £22,500 -61.54%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 937 (65.21%) SC Cleared
2 366 (25.47%) Windows
3 319 (22.20%) Linux
4 295 (20.53%) C
5 290 (20.18%) DV Cleared
6 247 (17.19%) Java
7 242 (16.84%) Degree
8 234 (16.28%) Microsoft
9 225 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
10 219 (15.24%) VMware
11 215 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
12 193 (13.43%) Software Engineering
13 192 (13.36%) Unix
14 191 (13.29%) SQL
15 173 (12.04%) ITIL
16 172 (11.97%) Cisco
17 166 (11.55%) C++
18 165 (11.48%) Python
18 165 (11.48%) Firewall
19 160 (11.13%) Telecoms
20 156 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
21 153 (10.65%) Juniper
22 151 (10.51%) Computer Science
23 149 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
24 140 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
25 134 (9.32%) C#
26 126 (8.77%) Project Management
27 125 (8.70%) Oracle
28 120 (8.35%) LAN
29 117 (8.14%) WAN

Security 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 35 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 33 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.74%) Apache
4 23 (1.60%) JBoss
4 23 (1.60%) OpenStack
5 19 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.90%) IIS
7 12 (0.84%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.42%) WildFly
12 5 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) Windchill
9 1 (0.070%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.070%) Maya
9 1 (0.070%) Simulink
9 1 (0.070%) SPSS
9 1 (0.070%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 24 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.18%) SAP CO
3 17 (1.18%) SAP FI
3 17 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.56%) SAP PS
5 6 (0.42%) SAP GTS
5 6 (0.42%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.35%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.28%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.28%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.21%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.21%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.21%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.14%) iTrent
9 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.16%) SaaS
4 27 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.81%) PaaS
6 20 (1.39%) IaaS
7 15 (1.04%) Office 365
8 13 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.35%) Boomi
10 5 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.21%) GitHub
11 3 (0.21%) Responsys
11 3 (0.21%) Taleo
12 2 (0.14%) Asana
12 2 (0.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 2 (0.14%) G Suite
13 1 (0.070%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 165 (11.48%) Firewall
2 120 (8.35%) LAN
3 117 (8.14%) WAN
4 88 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 62 (4.31%) Network Security
6 61 (4.24%) VPN
7 59 (4.11%) DNS
8 57 (3.97%) BGP
9 54 (3.76%) OSPF
10 46 (3.20%) Wireless
11 43 (2.99%) SAN
12 40 (2.78%) SS7
13 38 (2.64%) Ethernet
14 37 (2.57%) Broadband
14 37 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (2.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 35 (2.44%) MPLS
16 33 (2.30%) SSL
17 31 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
18 28 (1.95%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 55 (3.83%) Big Data
3 43 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 42 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 35 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 33 (2.30%) SAP BW
7 21 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 21 (1.46%) QlikView
8 20 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
8 20 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.32%) GIS
9 19 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.25%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (0.97%) MySQL
13 12 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 12 (0.84%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.84%) QGIS
14 10 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (2.99%) Selenium
2 35 (2.44%) JIRA
3 26 (1.81%) LoadRunner
4 25 (1.74%) Maven
5 24 (1.67%) HP UFT
6 23 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (1.53%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.25%) Ant
8 18 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 18 (1.25%) Metasploit
8 18 (1.25%) QUnit
9 12 (0.84%) IDA Disassembler
9 12 (0.84%) JUnit
9 12 (0.84%) SoapUI
10 11 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (0.77%) Subversion
11 10 (0.70%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.63%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.63%) JMeter
12 9 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 160 (11.13%) Telecoms
2 79 (5.50%) Finance
3 69 (4.80%) Manufacturing
4 56 (3.90%) Military
5 41 (2.85%) Marketing
6 28 (1.95%) Electronics
7 23 (1.60%) Law
8 21 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 21 (1.46%) Legal
9 11 (0.77%) Publishing
10 10 (0.70%) Billing
11 8 (0.56%) Retail
12 7 (0.49%) Automotive
12 7 (0.49%) Local Government
13 4 (0.28%) Avionics
13 4 (0.28%) Digital Economy
13 4 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.21%) Advertising
15 1 (0.070%) Back Office
15 1 (0.070%) Games
Job Titles
1 204 (14.20%) Developer
2 168 (11.69%) Analyst
3 137 (9.53%) Consultant
4 134 (9.32%) Network Engineer
5 132 (9.19%) Architect
6 75 (5.22%) Software Developer
7 72 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 72 (5.01%) Software Engineer
8 69 (4.80%) Support Engineer
9 56 (3.90%) Administrator
10 55 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
11 45 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 45 (3.13%) Junior
12 43 (2.99%) Security Analyst
13 40 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
14 39 (2.71%) Graduate
14 39 (2.71%) Security Architect
14 39 (2.71%) Security Consultant
14 39 (2.71%) Tester
15 36 (2.51%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (6.68%) .NET
2 76 (5.29%) HTML
3 72 (5.01%) Web Services
4 45 (3.13%) Spring
5 42 (2.92%) XML
6 35 (2.44%) CSS
7 33 (2.30%) RESTful
8 32 (2.23%) jQuery
9 29 (2.02%) HTML5
10 26 (1.81%) ASP.NET
10 26 (1.81%) JSON
10 26 (1.81%) SOAP
11 23 (1.60%) J2EE
12 21 (1.46%) REST
13 19 (1.32%) .NET Framework
13 19 (1.32%) React
14 18 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (1.25%) Dojo
14 18 (1.25%) Spring MVC
15 17 (1.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 156 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (10.51%) Computer Science
3 100 (6.96%) Data Centre
4 96 (6.68%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.55%) Driving Licence
6 43 (2.99%) PKI
7 39 (2.71%) Smartphone
8 33 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 32 (2.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 32 (2.23%) User Experience
10 27 (1.88%) Public Cloud
11 26 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
12 24 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
13 21 (1.46%) Private Cloud
14 20 (1.39%) Cloud Native
15 19 (1.32%) NHS
16 15 (1.04%) Cybercrime
16 15 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
17 14 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
18 13 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 366 (25.47%) Windows
2 319 (22.20%) Linux
3 192 (13.36%) Unix
4 76 (5.29%) Windows Server
5 56 (3.90%) VxWorks
6 52 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (3.48%) Windows 7
8 48 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (2.85%) Android
10 37 (2.57%) CentOS
11 32 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (1.67%) Solaris
13 22 (1.53%) Windows 10
14 13 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.84%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.77%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.70%) AIX
17 10 (0.70%) SUSE
18 8 (0.56%) Debian
18 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
2 215 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (13.43%) Software Engineering
4 173 (12.04%) ITIL
5 126 (8.77%) Project Management
6 100 (6.96%) Penetration Testing
7 84 (5.85%) Mentoring
8 81 (5.64%) Network Design
9 79 (5.50%) Information Security
10 78 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (5.29%) SDLC
12 74 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 71 (4.94%) DevOps
14 68 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (4.73%) Logistics
15 67 (4.66%) Service Management
16 63 (4.38%) Customer Requirements
16 63 (4.38%) SOA
16 63 (4.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 60 (4.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 295 (20.53%) C
2 247 (17.19%) Java
3 191 (13.29%) SQL
4 166 (11.55%) C++
5 165 (11.48%) Python
6 134 (9.32%) C#
7 105 (7.31%) JavaScript
8 79 (5.50%) Shell Script
9 67 (4.66%) PowerShell
10 64 (4.45%) Bash Shell
11 52 (3.62%) PL/SQL
12 37 (2.57%) VB
13 35 (2.44%) Ruby
14 33 (2.30%) Perl
15 23 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 18 (1.25%) Groovy
16 18 (1.25%) Scala
17 17 (1.18%) Bourne shell
18 16 (1.11%) Ada
19 13 (0.90%) Go
Qualifications
1 937 (65.21%) SC Cleared
2 290 (20.18%) DV Cleared
3 242 (16.84%) Degree
4 140 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (5.29%) CCNA
6 55 (3.83%) CCNP
7 52 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (3.27%) CISSP
9 37 (2.57%) ISTQB
10 35 (2.44%) CEH
11 31 (2.16%) CCIE
11 31 (2.16%) OSCP
12 29 (2.02%) CREST Certified
13 24 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
13 24 (1.67%) JNCIA
14 23 (1.60%) MCP
15 21 (1.46%) ISEB
16 20 (1.39%) JNCIP
17 19 (1.32%) MCITP
17 19 (1.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.01%) SLA
2 43 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 17 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 15 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.70%) PMO
8 9 (0.63%) Def Stans
8 9 (0.63%) QA
9 8 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.56%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.35%) DO-178B
11 5 (0.35%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.28%) ISO 26262
12 4 (0.28%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.21%) RMADS
14 2 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 149 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.85%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.71%) vSphere
5 33 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.70%) Docker
8 7 (0.49%) Firmware
9 6 (0.42%) vCloud
10 4 (0.28%) LXC
10 4 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.28%) NFS
10 4 (0.28%) UAG
10 4 (0.28%) XenApp
10 4 (0.28%) XenServer
11 3 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.21%) Samba
12 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.14%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 49 (3.41%) Ansible
2 33 (2.30%) SCCM
3 31 (2.16%) Puppet
4 29 (2.02%) vCenter Server
5 25 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (1.53%) Nessus
7 12 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 11 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.63%) HP SIM
10 8 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
10 8 (0.56%) Cacti
10 8 (0.56%) Nagios
10 8 (0.56%) Nmap
10 8 (0.56%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.42%) Juniper STRM
12 5 (0.35%) Kibana
12 5 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.35%) SCOM
12 5 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 234 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 219 (15.24%) VMware
3 172 (11.97%) Cisco
4 153 (10.65%) Juniper
5 125 (8.70%) Oracle
6 99 (6.89%) SAP
7 85 (5.92%) HP
8 44 (3.06%) Red Hat
9 33 (2.30%) F5
10 27 (1.88%) CheckPoint
11 26 (1.81%) Jaspersoft
12 23 (1.60%) Citrix
13 22 (1.53%) Fujitsu
13 22 (1.53%) McAfee
14 20 (1.39%) EMC
15 18 (1.25%) CA
16 17 (1.18%) Palo Alto
17 16 (1.11%) Dell
17 16 (1.11%) NetApp
18 15 (1.04%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37700 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38000 - £50000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38000 - £50000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
NATIONAL AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES (NATS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Plus additional package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + On Call Allowance + OT + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Capgemini
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
LA International
Salary: £49000 - £525000 per annum + Pension, Medical Childcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
SidTech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000 + Pension, Bonus, Private Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000 + Pension, Bonus, Private Medical
Posted: 5 days ago