Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 78 30
Rank change year-on-year +19 -48 +73
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 491 422 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.89% 4.13% 7.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.46% 13.88% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 318 324 590
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £26,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 2,812 3,040 3,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.00% 29.77% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,041 2,304 2,763
South West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +9 246 £47,500 +3.26% 36
Wiltshire -2 155 £50,000 +17.65% 26
Bristol +1 53 £50,250 -10.67% 5
Devon +15 11 - - 1
Somerset +18 2 £37,500 -37.50% 5
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 491 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 270 (54.99%) SC Cleared
3 182 (37.07%) C
4 156 (31.77%) Windows
5 144 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (24.64%) Java
7 110 (22.40%) ITIL
8 108 (22.00%) Python
9 105 (21.38%) Microsoft
10 103 (20.98%) Systems Engineering
11 98 (19.96%) Software Engineering
12 97 (19.76%) Linux
13 94 (19.14%) PowerShell
14 92 (18.74%) Degree
15 89 (18.13%) C++
15 89 (18.13%) Cybersecurity
16 85 (17.31%) Service Management
17 74 (15.07%) Firewall
17 74 (15.07%) VMware
18 70 (14.26%) JavaScript
18 70 (14.26%) Cisco
19 69 (14.05%) C#
20 66 (13.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 65 (13.24%) Windows 7
22 64 (13.03%) Cisco Certification
23 63 (12.83%) SCCM
24 61 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
25 60 (12.22%) Test Automation
25 60 (12.22%) Mentoring
26 58 (11.81%) UML

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 23 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.07%) Confluence
3 18 (3.67%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.65%) Apache Pig
6 12 (2.44%) Apache
7 10 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.43%) Alfresco
10 7 (1.43%) Joomla!
11 6 (1.22%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.02%) IIS
13 4 (0.81%) JBoss
14 3 (0.61%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.41%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (4.07%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.81%) Office 365
5 3 (0.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 74 (15.07%) Firewall
2 49 (9.98%) LAN
3 36 (7.33%) WAN
4 28 (5.70%) TCP/IP
5 22 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (4.07%) HTTP
6 20 (4.07%) SSL
7 18 (3.67%) BGP
7 18 (3.67%) Cisco IOS
8 16 (3.26%) Software-Defined Networking
9 15 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (3.05%) DNS
9 15 (3.05%) EIGRP
9 15 (3.05%) NX-OS
9 15 (3.05%) Unified Communications
9 15 (3.05%) Wireshark
10 14 (2.85%) Internet
10 14 (2.85%) SAN
11 13 (2.65%) Network Security
11 13 (2.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.16%) Big Data
2 27 (5.50%) Hadoop
3 21 (4.28%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.07%) Apache Hive
5 18 (3.67%) MySQL
6 17 (3.46%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.83%) Geospatial Data
8 8 (1.63%) Neo4j
9 7 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 55 (11.20%) JIRA
2 38 (7.74%) MSI
3 28 (5.70%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.70%) Selenium
4 22 (4.48%) Bitbucket
5 18 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (3.26%) git-flow
6 16 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 15 (3.05%) Cucumber
7 15 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (2.65%) CodeSonar
8 13 (2.65%) Robot Framework
9 10 (2.04%) JUnit
10 9 (1.83%) Maven
10 9 (1.83%) Redmine
11 8 (1.63%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.63%) LoadRunner
12 7 (1.43%) Subversion
13 6 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (1.02%) EasyMock
General
1 43 (8.76%) Finance
2 28 (5.70%) Marketing
3 27 (5.50%) Military
4 23 (4.68%) Electronics
5 22 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 22 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.87%) Games
7 15 (3.05%) Aerospace
7 15 (3.05%) Law
8 11 (2.24%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (11.20%) Software Engineer
3 54 (11.00%) Systems Engineer
4 44 (8.96%) Architect
5 41 (8.35%) Network Engineer
6 39 (7.94%) Developer
7 27 (5.50%) IT Engineer
8 26 (5.30%) Analyst
8 26 (5.30%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (4.68%) Applications Packager
10 22 (4.48%) Java Engineer
10 22 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
11 20 (4.07%) C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (4.07%) Test Engineer
12 19 (3.87%) Consultant
13 18 (3.67%) Project Manager
14 16 (3.26%) Principal Engineer
14 16 (3.26%) Principal Systems Engineer
14 16 (3.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.72%) Spring
2 32 (6.52%) XML
3 30 (6.11%) HTML
3 30 (6.11%) Java EE
4 27 (5.50%) Hibernate
5 26 (5.30%) Node.js
6 23 (4.68%) J2EE
7 22 (4.48%) .NET
7 22 (4.48%) AngularJS
8 20 (4.07%) Django
8 20 (4.07%) EJB
8 20 (4.07%) REST
9 17 (3.46%) ASP.NET
10 16 (3.26%) LAMP
10 16 (3.26%) STL
11 15 (3.05%) .NET Framework
11 15 (3.05%) CSS
11 15 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (3.05%) Web Services
12 14 (2.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.92%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (4.28%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.05%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.65%) Cybercrime
6 11 (2.24%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.24%) PDA
7 10 (2.04%) iPhone
8 8 (1.63%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.63%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.43%) RIA
10 6 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (1.02%) CESG
11 5 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.02%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.81%) Industry 4.0
12 4 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 156 (31.77%) Windows
2 97 (19.76%) Linux
3 65 (13.24%) Windows 7
4 47 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (8.35%) Windows Server
6 40 (8.15%) Android
7 30 (6.11%) Apple iOS
8 27 (5.50%) Unix
8 27 (5.50%) Windows 10
9 24 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (3.46%) CentOS
11 14 (2.85%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.24%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.04%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.22%) Fedora
15 2 (0.41%) Solaris
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (22.40%) ITIL
3 103 (20.98%) Systems Engineering
4 98 (19.96%) Software Engineering
5 89 (18.13%) Cybersecurity
6 85 (17.31%) Service Management
7 66 (13.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 60 (12.22%) Mentoring
8 60 (12.22%) Test Automation
9 58 (11.81%) UML
10 54 (11.00%) Scrum
11 53 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
12 51 (10.39%) TOGAF
12 51 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 49 (9.98%) MODAF
14 47 (9.57%) Project Management
15 46 (9.37%) DevOps
16 45 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (9.16%) User Stories
17 40 (8.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 182 (37.07%) C
2 121 (24.64%) Java
3 108 (22.00%) Python
4 94 (19.14%) PowerShell
5 89 (18.13%) C++
6 70 (14.26%) JavaScript
7 69 (14.05%) C#
8 48 (9.78%) Bash Shell
9 42 (8.55%) SQL
10 29 (5.91%) Objective-C
11 21 (4.28%) PHP
12 15 (3.05%) Perl
13 13 (2.65%) Ruby
14 9 (1.83%) Korn
15 6 (1.22%) Go
16 4 (0.81%) Rust
16 4 (0.81%) Scala
16 4 (0.81%) VB
17 3 (0.61%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 491 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 270 (54.99%) SC Cleared
3 92 (18.74%) Degree
4 64 (13.03%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (9.78%) CCNA
6 33 (6.72%) MCSE
6 33 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (5.91%) CISSP
8 27 (5.50%) CompTIA Security+
8 27 (5.50%) GIAC
8 27 (5.50%) Linux+ Certification
8 27 (5.50%) Network+ Certification
8 27 (5.50%) SANS
8 27 (5.50%) SSCP
9 22 (4.48%) ISTQB
10 21 (4.28%) ISEB
11 19 (3.87%) CCNP
12 15 (3.05%) TOGAF Certification
13 11 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (2.04%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.33%) SLA
2 10 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 10 (2.04%) QA
3 7 (1.43%) GDPR
4 4 (0.81%) PMO
5 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.20%) AQAP
7 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 39 (7.94%) Docker
3 39 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 20 (4.07%) vSphere
6 18 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.24%) NFS
7 11 (2.24%) Samba
7 11 (2.24%) VMware NSX
8 9 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.63%) Firmware
9 8 (1.63%) VirtualBox
9 8 (1.63%) XenApp
10 6 (1.22%) Xen
11 4 (0.81%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.61%) pfSense
12 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 63 (12.83%) SCCM
2 32 (6.52%) Puppet
3 30 (6.11%) Nagios
4 23 (4.68%) Ansible
5 19 (3.87%) SCOM
6 17 (3.46%) vCenter Server
6 17 (3.46%) vRealize
7 16 (3.26%) Cisco LMS
7 16 (3.26%) Opsview
8 15 (3.05%) Salt
9 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (1.63%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.63%) SCDPM
11 7 (1.43%) WSUS
12 6 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (1.22%) HP ALM
12 6 (1.22%) OpenNMS
12 6 (1.22%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.81%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 105 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 74 (15.07%) VMware
3 70 (14.26%) Cisco
4 28 (5.70%) Atlassian
5 22 (4.48%) SAP
6 18 (3.67%) Citrix
7 17 (3.46%) Red Hat
8 15 (3.05%) SolarWinds
9 13 (2.65%) EMC
10 11 (2.24%) HP
10 11 (2.24%) NetApp
11 10 (2.04%) Oracle
12 9 (1.83%) McAfee
13 7 (1.43%) Juniper
14 6 (1.22%) Cloudera
14 6 (1.22%) Hortonworks
15 5 (1.02%) Adobe
15 5 (1.02%) Dell
16 4 (0.81%) Splunk
17 3 (0.61%) Symantec