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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 56 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 633 925 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.21% 4.78% 5.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.25% 15.31% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 447 654 837
Median salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.23% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  

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 4150 6043 6736
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.60% 31.22% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3382 4889 5050
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 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 -2 294 £45,000 +18.42% 40
Berkshire -18 112 £47,500 -13.63% 26
Surrey -17 94 £52,500 +16.66% 32
Oxfordshire +55 86 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Buckinghamshire -13 29 £50,000 +5.26% 12
West Sussex +8 15 £55,000 +34.96% 1
East Sussex +2 8 £51,000 +45.71% 2
Kent -6 6 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Middlesex +9 1 £22,500 -61.53% 1
M4 Corridor -1 1 £40,000 -46.66%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 919 (69.15%) SC Cleared
2 289 (21.75%) Windows
3 237 (17.83%) Linux
4 217 (16.33%) Java
5 215 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 214 (16.10%) C
7 203 (15.27%) DV Cleared
8 190 (14.30%) Degree
9 183 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
10 179 (13.47%) Software Engineering
11 178 (13.39%) Juniper
12 176 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
13 167 (12.57%) VMware
14 164 (12.34%) Unix
15 155 (11.66%) Cisco
16 154 (11.59%) ITIL
17 148 (11.14%) SQL
17 148 (11.14%) Firewall
18 142 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 140 (10.53%) C++
20 135 (10.16%) Python
21 130 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
22 127 (9.56%) Oracle
23 124 (9.33%) JavaScript
24 116 (8.73%) C#
25 115 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
26 110 (8.28%) Telecoms
27 102 (7.67%) LAN
28 98 (7.37%) HTML
29 97 (7.30%) SOA

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 30 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.81%) MS Exchange
3 22 (1.66%) JBoss
3 22 (1.66%) WebLogic
4 18 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (1.05%) MS Project Server
7 13 (0.98%) Drupal
8 12 (0.90%) IIS
9 10 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.53%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.45%) TPMS
13 5 (0.38%) Apache
13 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.30%) Confluence
15 3 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
3 26 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.23%) Simulink
8 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.15%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.15%) Windchill
9 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.075%) SPSS
9 1 (0.075%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 17 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.90%) SAP CO
2 12 (0.90%) SAP FI
2 12 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (0.83%) SAP HR
4 10 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.45%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.45%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.30%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.23%) SAP PS
8 3 (0.23%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.23%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.15%) SAP GTS
10 1 (0.075%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.075%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.63%) SaaS
4 32 (2.41%) PaaS
5 25 (1.88%) IaaS
6 21 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.35%) Office 365
8 7 (0.53%) Boomi
8 7 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.45%) Responsys
9 6 (0.45%) Taleo
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.23%) GitHub
11 2 (0.15%) G Suite
12 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.075%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (11.14%) Firewall
2 102 (7.67%) LAN
3 93 (7.00%) WAN
4 72 (5.42%) TCP/IP
5 66 (4.97%) BGP
6 65 (4.89%) MPLS
7 58 (4.36%) OSPF
8 54 (4.06%) DNS
9 49 (3.69%) Network Security
10 47 (3.54%) VPN
11 43 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (2.86%) Wireless
13 37 (2.78%) DHCP
14 34 (2.56%) Junos
15 32 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
16 30 (2.26%) SAN
17 29 (2.18%) Ethernet
18 27 (2.03%) Broadband
19 26 (1.96%) ATM
20 22 (1.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.56%) MySQL
3 30 (2.26%) NoSQL
4 26 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 25 (1.88%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (1.73%) Big Data
8 20 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 20 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.28%) SAP BW
9 17 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 13 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.68%) MariaDB
13 9 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 57 (4.29%) Selenium
2 41 (3.09%) JIRA
3 38 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (1.96%) Maven
5 25 (1.88%) Visual Studio
6 23 (1.73%) Ant
6 23 (1.73%) Git (software)
6 23 (1.73%) JUnit
6 23 (1.73%) QUnit
7 21 (1.58%) Rational DOORS
8 19 (1.43%) HP UFT
9 17 (1.28%) Jenkins
9 17 (1.28%) SoapUI
10 16 (1.20%) LoadRunner
11 13 (0.98%) JMeter
11 13 (0.98%) Metasploit
12 12 (0.90%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.83%) IntelliJ
13 11 (0.83%) Subversion
13 11 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 110 (8.28%) Telecoms
2 68 (5.12%) Finance
3 62 (4.67%) Military
4 39 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 33 (2.48%) Marketing
6 24 (1.81%) Aerospace
6 24 (1.81%) Legal
7 14 (1.05%) Electronics
8 9 (0.68%) Law
9 6 (0.45%) Automotive
9 6 (0.45%) Avionics
9 6 (0.45%) Publishing
10 5 (0.38%) Retail
11 4 (0.30%) Games
12 3 (0.23%) Local Government
13 2 (0.15%) Banking
13 2 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.075%) Advertising
14 1 (0.075%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 188 (14.15%) Developer
2 143 (10.76%) Analyst
3 104 (7.83%) Network Engineer
4 100 (7.52%) Architect
5 91 (6.85%) Consultant
6 89 (6.70%) Support Engineer
7 88 (6.62%) Software Engineer
8 72 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 54 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
10 53 (3.99%) Software Developer
11 51 (3.84%) Juniper Engineer
11 51 (3.84%) Security Architect
12 43 (3.24%) Administrator
13 42 (3.16%) Security Analyst
14 40 (3.01%) Project Manager
15 38 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
16 37 (2.78%) Graduate
17 33 (2.48%) Juniper Support
18 31 (2.33%) Security Consultant
19 30 (2.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (7.37%) HTML
2 76 (5.72%) .NET
3 60 (4.51%) Web Services
4 50 (3.76%) XML
5 44 (3.31%) CSS
5 44 (3.31%) JSON
6 36 (2.71%) AngularJS
6 36 (2.71%) REST
7 32 (2.41%) Spring
8 30 (2.26%) RESTful
8 30 (2.26%) SOAP
9 27 (2.03%) jQuery
10 26 (1.96%) ASP.NET
11 25 (1.88%) Dojo
12 24 (1.81%) HTML5
13 23 (1.73%) Spring MVC
14 21 (1.58%) J2EE
15 16 (1.20%) Node.js
16 13 (0.98%) Hibernate
16 13 (0.98%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 130 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (6.62%) Computer Science
3 86 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 76 (5.72%) Management Information System
5 60 (4.51%) PKI
6 41 (3.09%) Driving Licence
7 27 (2.03%) Smartphone
8 26 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 26 (1.96%) Private Cloud
9 25 (1.88%) User Experience
10 24 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
11 19 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (1.28%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.20%) CESG
15 15 (1.13%) Clustering
15 15 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 289 (21.75%) Windows
2 237 (17.83%) Linux
3 164 (12.34%) Unix
4 78 (5.87%) Windows Server
5 41 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 41 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (3.01%) VxWorks
7 35 (2.63%) Solaris
8 34 (2.56%) Android
9 31 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (2.26%) CentOS
11 26 (1.96%) Windows 10
12 21 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (1.13%) Ubuntu
13 15 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.98%) Debian
15 12 (0.90%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.75%) AIX
17 9 (0.68%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (13.47%) Software Engineering
3 176 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
4 154 (11.59%) ITIL
5 97 (7.30%) SOA
6 94 (7.07%) Project Management
7 85 (6.40%) Customer Requirements
8 71 (5.34%) Penetration Testing
9 70 (5.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 66 (4.97%) Configuration Management
11 64 (4.82%) Information Security
11 64 (4.82%) Service Delivery
12 61 (4.59%) Web Development
13 60 (4.51%) Network Design
13 60 (4.51%) Service Management
14 58 (4.36%) Test Strategy
15 57 (4.29%) SDLC
16 55 (4.14%) Logistics
17 53 (3.99%) Migration
18 52 (3.91%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 217 (16.33%) Java
2 214 (16.10%) C
3 148 (11.14%) SQL
4 140 (10.53%) C++
5 135 (10.16%) Python
6 124 (9.33%) JavaScript
7 116 (8.73%) C#
8 61 (4.59%) PowerShell
9 42 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 41 (3.09%) Shell Script
11 37 (2.78%) VB
12 34 (2.56%) Perl
13 29 (2.18%) PL/SQL
14 27 (2.03%) Bourne shell
15 24 (1.81%) Ruby
16 23 (1.73%) Groovy
17 19 (1.43%) Scala
18 15 (1.13%) VB.NET
19 13 (0.98%) ABAP
20 12 (0.90%) Go
Qualifications
1 919 (69.15%) SC Cleared
2 203 (15.27%) DV Cleared
3 190 (14.30%) Degree
4 115 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (5.49%) CCNA
6 48 (3.61%) CCNP
7 37 (2.78%) JNCIA
8 35 (2.63%) CISSP
9 34 (2.56%) CEH
10 32 (2.41%) JNCIP
10 32 (2.41%) JNCIS
10 32 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.66%) OSCP
12 21 (1.58%) CCIE
13 20 (1.50%) ISTQB
14 19 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
15 17 (1.28%) CREST Certified
16 15 (1.13%) APMP
16 15 (1.13%) CLAS
16 15 (1.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.77%) SLA
2 30 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (0.90%) PMO
5 9 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (0.60%) Def Stans
6 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 7 (0.53%) QA
8 6 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (0.45%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.30%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.23%) FISMA
10 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.15%) COBIT
12 1 (0.075%) GPG13
System Software
1 142 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 46 (3.46%) vSphere
4 45 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.98%) Docker
8 11 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.75%) XenServer
10 7 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.30%) Firmware
11 4 (0.30%) vCloud
12 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.23%) LXC
12 3 (0.23%) UAG
12 3 (0.23%) XenApp
13 2 (0.15%) HDFS
13 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (2.18%) SCCM
2 23 (1.73%) Juniper STRM
3 20 (1.50%) Puppet
4 19 (1.43%) Ansible
4 19 (1.43%) Nessus
5 15 (1.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 15 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.98%) Nmap
7 11 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.83%) vCenter Server
8 9 (0.68%) Endace
8 9 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.53%) Nagios
10 7 (0.53%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.45%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.45%) MOM
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 215 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 178 (13.39%) Juniper
3 167 (12.57%) VMware
4 155 (11.66%) Cisco
5 127 (9.56%) Oracle
6 81 (6.09%) SAP
7 76 (5.72%) HP
8 36 (2.71%) F5
9 33 (2.48%) CheckPoint
10 32 (2.41%) Fujitsu
11 24 (1.81%) Dell
12 23 (1.73%) EMC
12 23 (1.73%) Palo Alto
13 22 (1.66%) Red Hat
13 22 (1.66%) Sun
14 21 (1.58%) Citrix
14 21 (1.58%) Google
14 21 (1.58%) IBM
15 18 (1.35%) NetApp
16 15 (1.13%) Intel Security
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary package
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + beneifts
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58,000-£68,000 base (plus package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58,000-£68,000 base (plus package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago