Period
to 23 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 29 84
Rank change year-on-year -43 +55 +40
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 433 759 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.27% 7.30% 3.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.51% 22.27% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 317 586 265
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,875 £34,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +9.89%

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 2,984 3,408 3,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.40% 32.78% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,202 2,674 2,940
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
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 23 January 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 January 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 -12 210 £46,000 +2.22% 13
Wiltshire +45 145 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Bristol -42 49 £48,500 -35.33% 6
Devon +18 6 - - 1
Dorset - 6 £40,000 - 1
Somerset +2 2 £60,000 -
Cornwall -15 1 £37,000 -38.33%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 433 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 195 (45.03%) SC Cleared
3 163 (37.64%) ITIL
4 148 (34.18%) Service Management
5 142 (32.79%) Windows
6 119 (27.48%) C
7 114 (26.33%) VMware
8 112 (25.87%) Microsoft
9 104 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 98 (22.63%) Cisco Certification
11 97 (22.40%) Linux
12 84 (19.40%) Active Directory
13 83 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
14 78 (18.01%) Degree
15 76 (17.55%) Cisco
16 72 (16.63%) Firewall
16 72 (16.63%) Root Cause Analysis
17 68 (15.70%) Software Engineering
18 67 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
19 65 (15.01%) Service Delivery
19 65 (15.01%) Information Security
19 65 (15.01%) Python
20 64 (14.78%) Java
21 63 (14.55%) Management Information System
22 61 (14.09%) CCNA
22 61 (14.09%) SLA
23 60 (13.86%) Network Monitoring
24 59 (13.63%) Unix
25 58 (13.39%) TCP/IP
25 58 (13.39%) DNS

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 30 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.08%) Confluence
3 13 (3.00%) IIS
4 10 (2.31%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.08%) Apache
5 9 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.62%) JBoss
6 7 (1.62%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.69%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 15 (3.46%) Office 365
4 11 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 72 (16.63%) Firewall
2 58 (13.39%) DNS
2 58 (13.39%) TCP/IP
3 56 (12.93%) DHCP
3 56 (12.93%) LAN
3 56 (12.93%) WAN
4 46 (10.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 46 (10.62%) NX-OS
5 42 (9.70%) Network Security
6 36 (8.31%) Wireshark
7 34 (7.85%) HTTP
8 30 (6.93%) FTP
8 30 (6.93%) SMTP
9 27 (6.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 25 (5.77%) Internet
11 24 (5.54%) BGP
11 24 (5.54%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (5.54%) EIGRP
12 22 (5.08%) VoIP
13 20 (4.62%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.08%) Hadoop
3 21 (4.85%) Big Data
4 13 (3.00%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.62%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.62%) Geospatial Data
8 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (1.62%) MySQL
8 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.15%) Apache Accumulo
10 5 (1.15%) GIS
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (10.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 41 (9.47%) JIRA
3 16 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
4 14 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
5 11 (2.54%) JUnit
6 10 (2.31%) Redmine
7 9 (2.08%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.85%) Selenium
9 7 (1.62%) EasyMock
9 7 (1.62%) MSI
10 5 (1.15%) JMeter
10 5 (1.15%) WATIR
11 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.46%) git-flow
13 2 (0.46%) Hudson
13 2 (0.46%) Robot Framework
General
1 37 (8.55%) Finance
2 9 (2.08%) Military
2 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.85%) Games
4 6 (1.39%) Retail
5 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.23%) Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Electronics
7 1 (0.23%) Local Government
7 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (13.86%) Network Engineer
2 57 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (11.32%) Analyst
4 36 (8.31%) Software Engineer
5 29 (6.70%) Consultant
6 26 (6.00%) Java Engineer
6 26 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
7 25 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 22 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
9 18 (4.16%) Administrator
9 18 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (3.93%) Architect
10 17 (3.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (3.93%) SOC Analyst
11 16 (3.70%) IT Support
11 16 (3.70%) Security Engineer
11 16 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
12 15 (3.46%) Developer
13 14 (3.23%) Network Architect
13 14 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.85%) .NET
1 21 (4.85%) Java EE
2 19 (4.39%) Web Services
3 16 (3.70%) JSF
4 14 (3.23%) HTML
5 12 (2.77%) CSS
5 12 (2.77%) EJB
5 12 (2.77%) Spring
6 10 (2.31%) Hibernate
6 10 (2.31%) LDAP
7 9 (2.08%) XML
8 7 (1.62%) REST
9 6 (1.39%) Node.js
10 5 (1.15%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (1.15%) JAXB
10 5 (1.15%) JPA
10 5 (1.15%) LAMP
10 5 (1.15%) PrimeFaces
10 5 (1.15%) XSD
10 5 (1.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (14.55%) Management Information System
3 43 (9.93%) CESG
4 23 (5.31%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.85%) Data Centre
6 18 (4.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 16 (3.70%) Derivative
8 13 (3.00%) Driving Licence
8 13 (3.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 10 (2.31%) CESG CLAS
9 10 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (2.08%) Replication
11 7 (1.62%) Wiki
12 6 (1.39%) PDA
13 5 (1.15%) Clustering
14 3 (0.69%) Cybercrime
14 3 (0.69%) PKI
15 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
15 2 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 142 (32.79%) Windows
2 97 (22.40%) Linux
3 59 (13.63%) Unix
4 54 (12.47%) Windows Server
5 32 (7.39%) CentOS
6 26 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (4.16%) Oracle Linux
9 17 (3.93%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (3.70%) Windows 10
11 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.62%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.69%) Android
12 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.69%) Nucleus RTOS
13 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.23%) VMS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (37.64%) ITIL
2 148 (34.18%) Service Management
3 83 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (16.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 68 (15.70%) Software Engineering
6 65 (15.01%) Information Security
6 65 (15.01%) Service Delivery
7 60 (13.86%) Network Monitoring
8 55 (12.70%) Incident Management
9 52 (12.01%) Change Management
10 51 (11.78%) Project Management
11 50 (11.55%) ITSM
12 49 (11.32%) Capacity Management
13 46 (10.62%) Security Patching
14 45 (10.39%) Problem Management
15 42 (9.70%) DevOps
15 42 (9.70%) ITIL V3
16 41 (9.47%) Infrastructure Management
17 40 (9.24%) Mentoring
18 39 (9.01%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 119 (27.48%) C
2 65 (15.01%) Python
3 64 (14.78%) Java
4 44 (10.16%) PowerShell
5 41 (9.47%) SQL
6 31 (7.16%) JavaScript
7 30 (6.93%) C++
8 27 (6.24%) Bash Shell
9 16 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 13 (3.00%) C#
11 12 (2.77%) Korn
12 10 (2.31%) Perl
12 10 (2.31%) PHP
13 8 (1.85%) Ruby
14 6 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.23%) Ada
Qualifications
1 433 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 195 (45.03%) SC Cleared
3 98 (22.63%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (18.01%) Degree
5 61 (14.09%) CCNA
6 55 (12.70%) CISSP
7 36 (8.31%) CCNP
8 30 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (5.77%) GIAC
10 24 (5.54%) CESG Certified Professional
10 24 (5.54%) SANS
11 21 (4.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 17 (3.93%) MCSE
13 16 (3.70%) RHCE
13 16 (3.70%) RHCSA
14 15 (3.46%) CREST Certified
15 14 (3.23%) GCIA
16 13 (3.00%) GCIH
17 11 (2.54%) APMP
18 10 (2.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (14.09%) SLA
2 32 (7.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (5.77%) RMADS
4 20 (4.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (2.77%) JSP 440
6 10 (2.31%) PMO
7 9 (2.08%) MISRA
8 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.23%) COBIT
9 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 104 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (19.40%) Active Directory
3 31 (7.16%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (6.70%) Hyper-V
5 26 (6.00%) NFS
5 26 (6.00%) Samba
6 25 (5.77%) vSphere
7 24 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (4.16%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (3.93%) Snort
10 10 (2.31%) VMware NSX
11 9 (2.08%) BitLocker
11 9 (2.08%) Firmware
12 7 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 56 (12.93%) Nagios
2 46 (10.62%) Cisco LMS
2 46 (10.62%) Opsview
3 40 (9.24%) Puppet
4 33 (7.62%) SCCM
5 22 (5.08%) Cisco Prime
6 20 (4.62%) vCenter Server
7 13 (3.00%) SCOM
8 10 (2.31%) Ansible
8 10 (2.31%) SCVMM
9 9 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (2.08%) SCDPM
10 8 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.15%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 5 (1.15%) EnCase
12 5 (1.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.15%) Kibana
12 5 (1.15%) Suricata
Vendors
1 114 (26.33%) VMware
2 112 (25.87%) Microsoft
3 76 (17.55%) Cisco
4 37 (8.55%) Oracle
5 34 (7.85%) Red Hat
6 32 (7.39%) HP
7 17 (3.93%) McAfee
8 16 (3.70%) Scality
9 14 (3.23%) Dell
10 11 (2.54%) Atlassian
10 11 (2.54%) EMC
10 11 (2.54%) NetApp
11 10 (2.31%) Citrix
11 10 (2.31%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.62%) Ivanti
12 7 (1.62%) Sophos
13 5 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (1.15%) Capita
14 4 (0.92%) Fujitsu
15 2 (0.46%) Lumension