Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 69 40
Rank change year-on-year +15 -29 +69
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 541 452 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.24% 4.45% 6.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.14% 14.59% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 370 350 514
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -

DV 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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,983 3,099 3,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.92% 30.54% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,247 2,382 2,790
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the South West

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for DV Cleared in the South West

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the South West over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in the South West

DV Cleared
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Gloucestershire +7 303 £47,500 +3.26% 30
Wiltshire +1 152 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Bristol -6 55 £47,500 -26.92% 5
Devon - 7 £24,250 - 2
Somerset +38 6 £37,500 -37.50% 2
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing DV 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 West region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 541 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 281 (51.94%) SC Cleared
3 230 (42.51%) C
4 179 (33.09%) Windows
5 173 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
6 165 (30.50%) Java
7 150 (27.73%) Python
8 135 (24.95%) Software Engineering
9 131 (24.21%) Linux
10 128 (23.66%) C++
11 111 (20.52%) ITIL
12 110 (20.33%) Microsoft
13 105 (19.41%) JavaScript
14 102 (18.85%) Degree
15 97 (17.93%) PowerShell
15 97 (17.93%) C#
16 95 (17.56%) Service Management
17 91 (16.82%) Cybersecurity
18 86 (15.90%) VMware
19 85 (15.71%) Cisco
20 84 (15.53%) Firewall
21 74 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
22 73 (13.49%) Test Automation
22 73 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
23 70 (12.94%) Windows 7
24 69 (12.75%) Mentoring
25 67 (12.38%) JIRA
25 67 (12.38%) Cisco Certification
26 66 (12.20%) Scrum
27 63 (11.65%) LAN

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 33 (6.10%) Confluence
2 23 (4.25%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (2.77%) Apache Pig
6 13 (2.40%) Apache
7 12 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.48%) Alfresco
9 8 (1.48%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.48%) Joomla!
9 8 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.55%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.37%) IIS
12 2 (0.37%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.55%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.74%) GitHub
4 4 (0.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 84 (15.53%) Firewall
2 63 (11.65%) LAN
3 51 (9.43%) WAN
4 32 (5.91%) TCP/IP
5 28 (5.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (4.99%) HTTP
6 27 (4.99%) SSL
7 25 (4.62%) Wireshark
8 23 (4.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (4.25%) NX-OS
9 21 (3.88%) BGP
9 21 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (3.88%) Software-Defined Networking
10 20 (3.70%) Unified Communications
11 19 (3.51%) EIGRP
12 17 (3.14%) Network Security
13 16 (2.96%) Internet
14 15 (2.77%) DNS
15 14 (2.59%) VPN
16 13 (2.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.43%) Big Data
2 29 (5.36%) Hadoop
3 24 (4.44%) Apache Hive
4 23 (4.25%) SQL Server
5 19 (3.51%) MySQL
6 18 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.85%) Neo4j
8 8 (1.48%) Geospatial Data
9 7 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.37%) GIS
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (12.38%) JIRA
2 38 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.10%) MSI
4 32 (5.91%) Selenium
5 27 (4.99%) Bitbucket
6 25 (4.62%) Jenkins
7 23 (4.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (4.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 22 (4.07%) JUnit
9 18 (3.33%) Cucumber
10 16 (2.96%) Eclipse
10 16 (2.96%) git-flow
11 15 (2.77%) CodeSonar
11 15 (2.77%) Robot Framework
12 10 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (1.66%) Maven
13 9 (1.66%) Subversion
14 8 (1.48%) EasyMock
14 8 (1.48%) Redmine
15 7 (1.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (9.43%) Finance
2 31 (5.73%) Military
3 27 (4.99%) Marketing
4 25 (4.62%) Electronics
5 22 (4.07%) Games
6 21 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.70%) Law
8 14 (2.59%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.92%) Retail
10 4 (0.74%) Publishing
11 3 (0.55%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (15.16%) Software Engineer
2 56 (10.35%) Developer
3 49 (9.06%) Architect
3 49 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (9.06%) Systems Engineer
4 45 (8.32%) Network Engineer
5 35 (6.47%) Java Developer
6 34 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (4.62%) Test Engineer
8 24 (4.44%) Applications Packager
9 23 (4.25%) Analyst
9 23 (4.25%) Consultant
9 23 (4.25%) Java Engineer
9 23 (4.25%) Java Software Engineer
10 20 (3.70%) Lead Architect
10 20 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 19 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (2.96%) Applications Developer
12 16 (2.96%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.95%) Spring
2 42 (7.76%) Node.js
3 39 (7.21%) AngularJS
3 39 (7.21%) Java EE
4 34 (6.28%) HTML
5 33 (6.10%) Django
6 32 (5.91%) Hibernate
6 32 (5.91%) XML
7 30 (5.55%) EJB
8 24 (4.44%) .NET
8 24 (4.44%) J2EE
9 23 (4.25%) REST
10 22 (4.07%) JSF
11 20 (3.70%) .NET Framework
12 19 (3.51%) STL
13 18 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (3.33%) React
14 17 (3.14%) CSS
15 16 (2.96%) LAMP
15 16 (2.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.13%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.58%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 20 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.22%) iPhone
7 11 (2.03%) Cybercrime
7 11 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.48%) RIA
8 8 (1.48%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.11%) CESG
10 6 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
10 6 (1.11%) PKI
11 5 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.92%) PDA
11 5 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 179 (33.09%) Windows
2 131 (24.21%) Linux
3 70 (12.94%) Windows 7
4 48 (8.87%) Android
5 42 (7.76%) Windows Server
6 39 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (6.65%) Apple iOS
7 36 (6.65%) Unix
8 31 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (5.36%) Windows 10
10 27 (4.99%) CentOS
11 19 (3.51%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (2.22%) Ubuntu
13 12 (2.22%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.92%) Fedora
14 5 (0.92%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.55%) Solaris
16 1 (0.18%) Debian
16 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (24.95%) Software Engineering
3 111 (20.52%) ITIL
4 95 (17.56%) Service Management
5 91 (16.82%) Cybersecurity
6 73 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (13.49%) Test Automation
7 69 (12.75%) Mentoring
8 66 (12.20%) Scrum
9 62 (11.46%) UML
10 58 (10.72%) DevOps
10 58 (10.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 53 (9.80%) Project Management
12 51 (9.43%) User Stories
13 50 (9.24%) TDD
13 50 (9.24%) TOGAF
14 48 (8.87%) MODAF
15 47 (8.69%) PRINCE2
16 43 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (42.51%) C
2 165 (30.50%) Java
3 150 (27.73%) Python
4 128 (23.66%) C++
5 105 (19.41%) JavaScript
6 97 (17.93%) C#
6 97 (17.93%) PowerShell
7 57 (10.54%) SQL
8 55 (10.17%) Bash Shell
9 34 (6.28%) Objective-C
10 24 (4.44%) PHP
11 15 (2.77%) Perl
11 15 (2.77%) Ruby
12 8 (1.48%) Go
12 8 (1.48%) Korn
13 7 (1.29%) Assembly Language
14 6 (1.11%) Rust
14 6 (1.11%) VB
15 4 (0.74%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.74%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 541 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 281 (51.94%) SC Cleared
3 102 (18.85%) Degree
4 67 (12.38%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (8.87%) CCNA
6 38 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (6.28%) MCSE
8 30 (5.55%) CISSP
9 29 (5.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 29 (5.36%) GIAC
9 29 (5.36%) Linux+ Certification
9 29 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
9 29 (5.36%) SANS
9 29 (5.36%) SSCP
10 22 (4.07%) CCNP
11 20 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
12 15 (2.77%) APMP
12 15 (2.77%) ISTQB
13 14 (2.59%) ISEB
14 13 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.02%) SLA
2 13 (2.40%) QA
3 7 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 4 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.74%) PMO
5 3 (0.55%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.37%) GDPR
6 2 (0.37%) RMADS
System Software
1 74 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (10.35%) Active Directory
3 47 (8.69%) Docker
4 33 (6.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 24 (4.44%) vSphere
6 20 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 17 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.22%) VMware NSX
9 10 (1.85%) NFS
9 10 (1.85%) Samba
10 8 (1.48%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.92%) Firmware
11 5 (0.92%) Xen
11 5 (0.92%) XenApp
11 5 (0.92%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.74%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.74%) pfSense
13 2 (0.37%) Snort
13 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 60 (11.09%) SCCM
2 36 (6.65%) Nagios
3 34 (6.28%) Puppet
4 25 (4.62%) Cisco LMS
4 25 (4.62%) Opsview
5 24 (4.44%) Ansible
5 24 (4.44%) SCOM
6 20 (3.70%) vRealize
7 18 (3.33%) Salt
8 17 (3.14%) vCenter Server
9 9 (1.66%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.48%) HP ALM
11 7 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (1.29%) WSUS
12 6 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.92%) OpenNMS
13 5 (0.92%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 110 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 86 (15.90%) VMware
3 85 (15.71%) Cisco
4 34 (6.28%) Atlassian
5 26 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 21 (3.88%) SAP
7 13 (2.40%) Citrix
7 13 (2.40%) SolarWinds
8 12 (2.22%) EMC
8 12 (2.22%) HP
9 10 (1.85%) NetApp
10 8 (1.48%) IBM
11 7 (1.29%) Oracle
12 6 (1.11%) Dell
13 5 (0.92%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.92%) Hortonworks
13 5 (0.92%) Juniper
13 5 (0.92%) Splunk
14 4 (0.74%) Google
14 4 (0.74%) McAfee