Security Cleared Jobs in the South East

Security Clearance
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 11 14 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 +34 +9
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 2,058 1,499 1,260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.04% 11.29% 5.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.21% 28.25% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,372 806 615
10th Percentile £34,500 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,713 £41,939
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £77,530
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -0.16%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East

Security Cleared falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the South East.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,015 5,307 7,515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 32.27% 39.98% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,647 2,430 3,174
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,800 £29,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £51,425 £50,845
Median % change year-on-year +0.15% +1.14% +1.69%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the South East over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

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 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +1 911 £52,550 +14.86% 162
Hampshire +2 743 £57,750 +0.43% 117
Berkshire +4 740 £52,550 +14.86% 122
Surrey +4 302 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Buckinghamshire +1 117 £55,000 +17.02% 20
Oxfordshire -8 54 £51,760 +21.79% 20
Kent +9 38 £42,000 -1.18% 9
West Sussex +27 26 £67,500 +28.57% 4
Middlesex - 11 £35,000 - 1
East Sussex +18 5 £92,500 +66.67% 5
Sussex - 5 £60,000 - 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (2.14%) Microsoft Exchange
2 36 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 27 (1.31%) ArcGIS
3 27 (1.31%) GeoServer
4 26 (1.26%) OpenStack
5 19 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (0.63%) Confluence
7 12 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
8 11 (0.53%) CMS
9 10 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
10 9 (0.44%) IIS
10 9 (0.44%) JBoss
11 6 (0.29%) Apache
12 4 (0.19%) nginx
12 4 (0.19%) TWiki
13 2 (0.097%) Documentum
13 2 (0.097%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.049%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.049%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 94 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (2.53%) Simulink
3 40 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.19%) Siemens NX
6 4 (0.19%) Sketch
7 2 (0.097%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.097%) InDesign
8 1 (0.049%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 39 (1.90%) Siebel CRM
2 15 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.29%) Primavera
4 5 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.19%) Q-Pulse
5 4 (0.19%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.097%) C-CURE
7 2 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.097%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 374 (18.17%) Azure
2 248 (12.05%) AWS
3 95 (4.62%) Microsoft 365
4 44 (2.14%) Azure Monitor
5 42 (2.04%) Entra ID
6 39 (1.90%) Serverless
7 34 (1.65%) Amazon EKS
8 32 (1.55%) SaaS
9 29 (1.41%) Azure DevOps
10 26 (1.26%) Amazon ECS
11 24 (1.17%) OCI
12 22 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (1.02%) Azure Storage
14 18 (0.87%) GCP
15 16 (0.78%) GitHub
16 15 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.58%) Power Platform
18 11 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
19 10 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
19 10 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 159 (7.73%) Firewall
2 108 (5.25%) DNS
3 80 (3.89%) BGP
4 71 (3.45%) DHCP
5 64 (3.11%) VPN
6 44 (2.14%) OSPF
7 39 (1.90%) WAN
8 38 (1.85%) Cisco Firepower
9 35 (1.70%) SSL
10 31 (1.51%) Network Security
11 29 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (1.26%) 5G
13 24 (1.17%) EIGRP
14 23 (1.12%) DMVPN
14 23 (1.12%) Wireless
15 20 (0.97%) LAN
16 19 (0.92%) VLAN
17 17 (0.83%) SAN
17 17 (0.83%) SD-WAN
17 17 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
2 67 (3.26%) NoSQL
3 52 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 47 (2.28%) Hadoop
4 47 (2.28%) MongoDB
5 39 (1.90%) SQL Server
6 36 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 36 (1.75%) Siebel EIM
7 32 (1.55%) GIS
8 27 (1.31%) QGIS
9 20 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (0.97%) Oracle Database
10 14 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (0.58%) VLDB
13 11 (0.53%) Big Data
14 9 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.44%) Power BI
15 7 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 86 (4.18%) Jenkins
2 85 (4.13%) Git
3 43 (2.09%) GitLab
4 41 (1.99%) Visual Studio
5 33 (1.60%) JIRA
6 31 (1.51%) Selenium
7 23 (1.12%) Vagrant
8 19 (0.92%) Ant
9 17 (0.83%) JUnit
10 16 (0.78%) Subversion
11 15 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
12 14 (0.68%) CMake
12 14 (0.68%) MSI
13 11 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.53%) TestRail
14 10 (0.49%) Trac
15 9 (0.44%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.44%) eggPlant
16 8 (0.39%) InstallShield
16 8 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 397 (19.29%) Social Skills
2 174 (8.45%) Aerospace
3 135 (6.56%) Public Sector
4 98 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (4.13%) Finance
6 60 (2.92%) Military
7 46 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 45 (2.19%) Electronics
9 44 (2.14%) Organisational Skills
10 42 (2.04%) Manufacturing
11 38 (1.85%) Police
12 25 (1.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 24 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
14 15 (0.73%) Marketing
15 14 (0.68%) Law
16 13 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
16 13 (0.63%) Retail
17 11 (0.53%) Influencing Skills
17 11 (0.53%) Legal
18 10 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 306 (14.87%) Senior
2 261 (12.68%) Architect
3 208 (10.11%) Developer
4 200 (9.72%) Software Engineer
5 170 (8.26%) Analyst
6 150 (7.29%) Systems Engineer
7 121 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 104 (5.05%) Lead
9 98 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 80 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
11 69 (3.35%) Integration Engineer
12 67 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
13 66 (3.21%) Consultant
14 62 (3.01%) Software Developer
15 58 (2.82%) Senior Developer
16 53 (2.58%) Support Analyst
17 49 (2.38%) Administrator
18 47 (2.28%) Project Manager
19 45 (2.19%) Network Architect
20 42 (2.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (4.37%) .NET
2 78 (3.79%) Node.js
3 57 (2.77%) React
4 53 (2.58%) REST
4 53 (2.58%) Spring
5 47 (2.28%) CSS
5 47 (2.28%) Kafka
6 43 (2.09%) Middleware
7 36 (1.75%) AngularJS
8 34 (1.65%) Web Services
8 34 (1.65%) XML
9 33 (1.60%) HTML
10 32 (1.55%) .NET Core
11 30 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
11 30 (1.46%) Leaflet
11 30 (1.46%) OpenLayers
11 30 (1.46%) Spring Boot
12 27 (1.31%) J2EE
12 27 (1.31%) PostGIS
12 27 (1.31%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 106 (5.15%) Algorithms
2 90 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 77 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
4 51 (2.48%) PKI
5 50 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 48 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (2.09%) Product Ownership
8 35 (1.70%) Driving Licence
9 28 (1.36%) CMDB
10 27 (1.31%) Distributed Systems
11 24 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
12 23 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.07%) Private Cloud
14 20 (0.97%) FPGA
15 19 (0.92%) VHDL
16 17 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
17 16 (0.78%) IoT
17 16 (0.78%) Mainframe
17 16 (0.78%) Satnav
18 15 (0.73%) Analogue Electronics
Operating Systems
1 362 (17.59%) Windows
2 329 (15.99%) Linux
3 157 (7.63%) Windows Server
4 83 (4.03%) Windows Server 2016
5 81 (3.94%) Windows 10
6 73 (3.55%) Windows Server 2019
7 70 (3.40%) Unix
8 51 (2.48%) CentOS
9 43 (2.09%) Ubuntu
9 43 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (1.94%) Windows 7
11 34 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (1.21%) Android
13 22 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (0.63%) Solaris
15 12 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.53%) Windows NT
17 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (0.29%) Rocky
19 4 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (25.22%) Agile
2 419 (20.36%) Problem-Solving
3 311 (15.11%) Software Engineering
4 297 (14.43%) DevOps
5 282 (13.70%) Actionable Insight
6 184 (8.94%) Collaborative Working
7 174 (8.45%) Computer Science
7 174 (8.45%) ITIL
8 158 (7.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 148 (7.19%) Cybersecurity
9 148 (7.19%) Project Management
10 143 (6.95%) Test Automation
11 142 (6.90%) Project Delivery
12 125 (6.07%) Service Management
13 120 (5.83%) Scrum
14 113 (5.49%) Customer Service
15 111 (5.39%) Mathematics
16 107 (5.20%) Mentoring
17 106 (5.15%) Artificial Intelligence
18 94 (4.57%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 326 (15.84%) Python
2 291 (14.14%) Java
3 246 (11.95%) SQL
4 213 (10.35%) C++
5 200 (9.72%) PowerShell
6 157 (7.63%) JavaScript
7 141 (6.85%) C#
8 111 (5.39%) C
9 54 (2.62%) Fortran
10 44 (2.14%) Bash
11 42 (2.04%) Kotlin
12 33 (1.60%) VB
13 27 (1.31%) Shell Script
14 26 (1.26%) MATLAB
15 25 (1.21%) VBScript
16 21 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 19 (0.92%) Bicep
18 18 (0.87%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.68%) COBOL
20 11 (0.53%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,238 (60.16%) SC Cleared
2 561 (27.26%) DV Cleared
3 396 (19.24%) Degree
4 111 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 102 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (3.69%) CCNP
7 57 (2.77%) CCNA
8 56 (2.72%) PhD
9 53 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 47 (2.28%) Master's Degree
11 41 (1.99%) CTC Cleared
12 34 (1.65%) AWS Certification
13 23 (1.12%) HNC
14 22 (1.07%) DBS Check
15 21 (1.02%) A+ Certification
15 21 (1.02%) Azure Certification
16 19 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 18 (0.87%) CISSP
17 18 (0.87%) JNCIS
17 18 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.13%) SLA
2 79 (3.84%) QA
3 29 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (0.87%) GDPR
6 17 (0.83%) NIST
7 16 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 16 (0.78%) Software Quality Assurance
8 14 (0.68%) Accessibility
9 13 (0.63%) GRC
9 13 (0.63%) PMO
10 11 (0.53%) NCSC
11 10 (0.49%) COSHH
12 9 (0.44%) NIST 800
13 6 (0.29%) JSP 440
14 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
14 5 (0.24%) RMADS
14 5 (0.24%) WCAG
15 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 186 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 95 (4.62%) Docker
3 73 (3.55%) Hyper-V
4 71 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (2.14%) Firmware
6 37 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
8 19 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
9 18 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.78%) pfSense
11 15 (0.73%) vSphere
12 12 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.49%) KVM
13 10 (0.49%) NFS
14 9 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.097%) Embedded Firmware
16 2 (0.097%) VMware NSX
17 1 (0.049%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 118 (5.73%) SCCM
2 117 (5.69%) Kubernetes
3 109 (5.30%) Ansible
4 87 (4.23%) Terraform
5 75 (3.64%) WSUS
6 64 (3.11%) SCOM
7 48 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 39 (1.90%) vCenter Server
9 32 (1.55%) FortiGate
10 31 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
11 25 (1.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 20 (0.97%) OpenSSO
13 19 (0.92%) Grafana
13 19 (0.92%) NetBackup
14 16 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
14 16 (0.78%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.58%) Data Guard
15 12 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
16 11 (0.53%) Sysprep
17 10 (0.49%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 373 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 208 (10.11%) Cisco
3 178 (8.65%) Juniper
4 130 (6.32%) Oracle
5 129 (6.27%) VMware
6 51 (2.48%) Xilinx
7 49 (2.38%) Fortinet
8 48 (2.33%) ServiceNow
9 44 (2.14%) HP
10 39 (1.90%) Siebel
11 38 (1.85%) Remedy
12 36 (1.75%) F5
13 34 (1.65%) McAfee
14 27 (1.31%) ESRI
15 26 (1.26%) Veeam
15 26 (1.26%) WSO2
16 23 (1.12%) Red Hat
17 21 (1.02%) Dynatrace
18 19 (0.92%) EMC
19 18 (0.87%) Palo Alto