Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 35 105
Rank change year-on-year -39 +70 +36
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 428 759 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.17% 6.94% 2.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.91% 21.14% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 338 565 230
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £23,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £71,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

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 3078 3591 3642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.99% 32.84% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2364 2817 2920
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £23,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 November 2017.

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 November 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
Gloucestershire -16 197 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Wiltshire +49 135 £45,000 +16.13% 4
Bristol -28 69 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Dorset +6 5 £55,000 -31.25%
Somerset -1 2 £60,000 -
Cornwall +2 1 £37,000 -38.33%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing DV 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 West region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 428 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 205 (47.90%) SC Cleared
3 156 (36.45%) ITIL
4 141 (32.94%) Windows
5 125 (29.21%) Service Management
6 114 (26.64%) C
7 107 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 104 (24.30%) Microsoft
9 91 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (21.26%) Degree
10 90 (21.03%) VMware
10 90 (21.03%) Linux
11 83 (19.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 79 (18.46%) Cisco
12 79 (18.46%) Management Information System
13 77 (17.99%) Information Security
14 75 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
15 72 (16.82%) TCP/IP
16 71 (16.59%) Firewall
17 69 (16.12%) Active Directory
18 67 (15.65%) CISSP
19 66 (15.42%) Python
20 62 (14.49%) Java
21 61 (14.25%) CCNA
21 61 (14.25%) Root Cause Analysis
22 59 (13.79%) DNS
22 59 (13.79%) DHCP
22 59 (13.79%) ITSM
23 58 (13.55%) Service Delivery
23 58 (13.55%) Network Monitoring

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 29 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.50%) Confluence
3 12 (2.80%) Apache
4 10 (2.34%) IIS
5 7 (1.64%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.47%) JBoss
8 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.27%) Office 365
3 10 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.87%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.87%) SaaS
5 5 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 72 (16.82%) TCP/IP
2 71 (16.59%) Firewall
3 59 (13.79%) DHCP
3 59 (13.79%) DNS
4 51 (11.92%) LAN
4 51 (11.92%) WAN
5 47 (10.98%) Network Security
6 38 (8.88%) HTTP
7 37 (8.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 37 (8.64%) FTP
7 37 (8.64%) NX-OS
7 37 (8.64%) SMTP
8 32 (7.48%) Wireshark
9 31 (7.24%) Internet
10 29 (6.78%) X.400
11 28 (6.54%) Intrusion Detection
11 28 (6.54%) Wireless
12 25 (5.84%) BGP
12 25 (5.84%) Cisco IOS
13 24 (5.61%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.48%) Big Data
2 31 (7.24%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.84%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.40%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (1.17%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.93%) MySQL
9 3 (0.70%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.47%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.23%) GIS
11 1 (0.23%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 37 (8.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 28 (6.54%) JIRA
3 14 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.80%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (2.34%) Selenium
6 8 (1.87%) Bitbucket
6 8 (1.87%) JUnit
7 7 (1.64%) EasyMock
7 7 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (1.64%) Redmine
8 6 (1.40%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.17%) JMeter
10 4 (0.93%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.70%) WATIR
12 1 (0.23%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.23%) PyUnit
12 1 (0.23%) RSpec
12 1 (0.23%) TestNG
General
1 46 (10.75%) Finance
2 9 (2.10%) Military
3 8 (1.87%) Local Government
4 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.40%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.17%) Games
7 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Law
8 2 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (16.59%) Analyst
2 64 (14.95%) Network Engineer
3 44 (10.28%) Consultant
4 38 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (7.71%) Architect
6 31 (7.24%) Software Engineer
7 29 (6.78%) Security Engineer
8 24 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
9 23 (5.37%) Network Security Engineer
9 23 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (5.14%) Network Architect
10 22 (5.14%) Project Manager
10 22 (5.14%) SOC Analyst
11 16 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
12 15 (3.50%) Information Assurance Leader
12 15 (3.50%) Java Engineer
12 15 (3.50%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (3.27%) Security Analyst
14 13 (3.04%) Administrator
15 11 (2.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.91%) .NET
2 14 (3.27%) Java EE
3 10 (2.34%) Spring
3 10 (2.34%) Web Services
4 7 (1.64%) EJB
4 7 (1.64%) JSF
5 6 (1.40%) HTML
6 5 (1.17%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.17%) CSS
7 4 (0.93%) CSS3
7 4 (0.93%) HTML5
7 4 (0.93%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.70%) Apache Camel
8 3 (0.70%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.70%) LAMP
8 3 (0.70%) Node.js
8 3 (0.70%) STL
9 2 (0.47%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.47%) CGI
9 2 (0.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (18.46%) Management Information System
2 75 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (12.38%) CESG
4 28 (6.54%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (4.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (4.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (2.80%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.57%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.10%) CESG CLAS
9 9 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.10%) Replication
10 8 (1.87%) Derivative
11 7 (1.64%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.64%) Wiki
12 6 (1.40%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (0.70%) User Experience
14 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.47%) Cyber Attack
14 2 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 141 (32.94%) Windows
2 90 (21.03%) Linux
3 54 (12.62%) Unix
4 47 (10.98%) Windows Server
5 32 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (4.91%) CentOS
6 21 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (4.44%) Windows 10
8 10 (2.34%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.64%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (36.45%) ITIL
2 125 (29.21%) Service Management
3 91 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (17.99%) Information Security
5 61 (14.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 59 (13.79%) ITSM
7 58 (13.55%) Network Monitoring
7 58 (13.55%) Service Delivery
8 56 (13.08%) Software Engineering
9 53 (12.38%) Project Management
9 53 (12.38%) TOGAF
10 49 (11.45%) Incident Management
11 46 (10.75%) Change Management
12 45 (10.51%) Problem Management
13 43 (10.05%) ITIL V3
13 43 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (9.35%) Mentoring
15 38 (8.88%) SIEM
16 37 (8.64%) Capacity Management
16 37 (8.64%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 114 (26.64%) C
2 66 (15.42%) Python
3 62 (14.49%) Java
4 36 (8.41%) PowerShell
5 28 (6.54%) SQL
6 25 (5.84%) C++
7 23 (5.37%) Bash Shell
8 19 (4.44%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.57%) C#
10 10 (2.34%) Ruby
11 9 (2.10%) Korn
12 8 (1.87%) PHP
12 8 (1.87%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.64%) Perl
14 3 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.23%) Ada
15 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 428 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 205 (47.90%) SC Cleared
3 107 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (21.26%) Degree
5 67 (15.65%) CISSP
6 61 (14.25%) CCNA
7 45 (10.51%) CCNP
8 33 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (7.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 30 (7.01%) SANS
10 28 (6.54%) CESG Certified Professional
11 23 (5.37%) GCIA
12 22 (5.14%) MCSE
13 20 (4.67%) CREST Certified
13 20 (4.67%) GCIH
13 20 (4.67%) GIAC
14 11 (2.57%) MCITP
14 11 (2.57%) MCTS
15 10 (2.34%) CIPD
15 10 (2.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.75%) SLA
2 35 (8.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (4.44%) RMADS
4 17 (3.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 13 (3.04%) PMO
6 9 (2.10%) JSP 440
7 8 (1.87%) COBIT
8 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.70%) MISRA
System Software
1 83 (19.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (16.12%) Active Directory
3 30 (7.01%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.07%) vSphere
5 20 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 18 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (3.50%) NFS
8 15 (3.50%) Samba
9 13 (3.04%) Snort
10 9 (2.10%) BitLocker
10 9 (2.10%) Firmware
11 7 (1.64%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.70%) Docker
13 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 45 (10.51%) Nagios
2 37 (8.64%) Cisco LMS
2 37 (8.64%) Opsview
3 28 (6.54%) SCCM
4 21 (4.91%) Puppet
5 16 (3.74%) vCenter Server
6 14 (3.27%) SCOM
7 13 (3.04%) Cisco Prime
8 11 (2.57%) SCDPM
8 11 (2.57%) SCVMM
9 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (1.64%) Ansible
12 5 (1.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 5 (1.17%) EnCase
12 5 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.17%) Suricata
13 4 (0.93%) WSUS
14 3 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
15 2 (0.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 104 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 90 (21.03%) VMware
3 79 (18.46%) Cisco
4 24 (5.61%) Oracle
5 22 (5.14%) Red Hat
6 19 (4.44%) HP
7 17 (3.97%) McAfee
8 15 (3.50%) Dell
9 14 (3.27%) Citrix
10 10 (2.34%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.87%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.87%) EMC
11 8 (1.87%) Scality
12 7 (1.64%) NetApp
12 7 (1.64%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.17%) Juniper
14 4 (0.93%) Capita
15 3 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
16 2 (0.47%) BMC
16 2 (0.47%) Remedy