Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 42 41
Rank change year-on-year -62 -1 +14
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 220 216 633
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.96% 6.60% 6.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.16% 21.82% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 152 163 478
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,200 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2,165 990 2,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.14% 30.26% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,095 749 2,210
10th Percentile £30,635 £29,925 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,750 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,750 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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 -16 143 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Bristol -86 49 £61,250 +2.08% 4
Wiltshire -4 21 £55,000 +69.62% 20
Somerset - 3 £38,500 -
Dorset - 2 £51,250 - 4
Devon -10 1 £72,500 - 3
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 99 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 96 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (25.45%) Linux
5 55 (25.00%) AWS
6 52 (23.64%) Python
6 52 (23.64%) Java
7 51 (23.18%) Azure
8 46 (20.91%) Ansible
9 45 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
10 43 (19.55%) Software Engineering
11 41 (18.64%) JavaScript
12 40 (18.18%) DevOps
13 35 (15.91%) React
13 35 (15.91%) Scrum
14 34 (15.45%) Data Analysis
14 34 (15.45%) Firewall
15 32 (14.55%) Jenkins
15 32 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 32 (14.55%) Network Security
16 31 (14.09%) Oracle
16 31 (14.09%) Social Skills
17 30 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (13.64%) High Availability
18 29 (13.18%) Cucumber
18 29 (13.18%) Node.js
18 29 (13.18%) OpenShift
19 28 (12.73%) MongoDB
19 28 (12.73%) Atlassian
20 27 (12.27%) Spring Boot

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 6 (2.73%) Confluence
2 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.36%) IIS
2 3 (1.36%) JBoss
2 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) Figma
3 1 (0.45%) GIMP
3 1 (0.45%) Inkscape
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 55 (25.00%) AWS
2 51 (23.18%) Azure
3 29 (13.18%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.73%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (1.36%) Fastly
5 3 (1.36%) PaaS
6 2 (0.91%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.45%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.45%) GCP
7 1 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.45%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Snowflake
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.45%) Firewall
2 32 (14.55%) Network Security
3 26 (11.82%) SMS
3 26 (11.82%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.82%) SAN
5 4 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (1.36%) BGP
6 3 (1.36%) DHCP
6 3 (1.36%) DNS
6 3 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.36%) LAN
6 3 (1.36%) OSPF
6 3 (1.36%) VPN
6 3 (1.36%) WAN
7 2 (0.91%) Internet
7 2 (0.91%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.91%) VSAN
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.73%) MongoDB
2 24 (10.91%) Hadoop
2 24 (10.91%) MySQL
3 11 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2017
6 6 (2.73%) Big Data
7 4 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.45%) Power BI
10 1 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 32 (14.55%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.18%) Cucumber
3 26 (11.82%) JMeter
4 25 (11.36%) Selenium
5 24 (10.91%) Eclipse
5 24 (10.91%) Robot Framework
6 7 (3.18%) JIRA
6 7 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.45%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.45%) GitLab
8 1 (0.45%) Hudson
8 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.45%) The Grinder
8 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (14.09%) Social Skills
2 19 (8.64%) Public Sector
3 17 (7.73%) Aerospace
4 16 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.00%) Influencing Skills
6 8 (3.64%) Finance
7 6 (2.73%) Legal
8 5 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.82%) Back Office
9 4 (1.82%) Military
10 3 (1.36%) Electronics
10 3 (1.36%) Local Government
10 3 (1.36%) Marketing
10 3 (1.36%) Police
10 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (23.18%) Developer
2 35 (15.91%) Architect
3 28 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 27 (12.27%) Security Engineer
5 26 (11.82%) SOC Engineer
6 25 (11.36%) Analyst
7 19 (8.64%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.55%) Security Architect
10 9 (4.09%) Azure DevOps
10 9 (4.09%) Business IT Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) Consultant
10 9 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) IT Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) IT Business Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.18%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.18%) SQL Developer
12 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.91%) React
2 29 (13.18%) Node.js
3 27 (12.27%) Spring Boot
4 26 (11.82%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (11.36%) CSS
5 25 (11.36%) CSS3
5 25 (11.36%) Gherkin
5 25 (11.36%) HTML
5 25 (11.36%) HTML5
5 25 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 24 (10.91%) ActiveMQ
6 24 (10.91%) Apache NiFi
6 24 (10.91%) Kafka
6 24 (10.91%) LAMP
7 15 (6.82%) .NET
8 9 (4.09%) WPF
9 8 (3.64%) Spring
10 7 (3.18%) .NET Framework
10 7 (3.18%) XML
11 5 (2.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Cyberattack
2 8 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.73%) PKI
4 5 (2.27%) Clustering
5 4 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.82%) PMI
5 4 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.36%) User Experience
7 2 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.91%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.45%) CESG
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (25.45%) Linux
2 32 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (11.36%) CentOS
4 20 (9.09%) Windows
5 8 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.18%) Android
7 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.91%) Unix
10 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (19.55%) Software Engineering
4 40 (18.18%) DevOps
5 35 (15.91%) Scrum
6 34 (15.45%) Data Analysis
7 30 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (13.64%) High Availability
8 26 (11.82%) Kalman Filter
8 26 (11.82%) Threat Detection
9 19 (8.64%) TOGAF
10 18 (8.18%) Information Assurance
10 18 (8.18%) ITIL
11 17 (7.73%) Information Security
11 17 (7.73%) Kanban
11 17 (7.73%) Security Architecture
12 16 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (6.82%) Business Analysis
14 13 (5.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 13 (5.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (23.64%) Java
1 52 (23.64%) Python
2 41 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 26 (11.82%) C
3 26 (11.82%) C#
4 24 (10.91%) Go
5 12 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.45%) SQL
6 11 (5.00%) C++
7 7 (3.18%) XPath
8 6 (2.73%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.82%) Java 11
9 4 (1.82%) Java 8
9 4 (1.82%) Perl
10 3 (1.36%) R
11 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.45%) Scala
11 1 (0.45%) VBA
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 220 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 99 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (9.09%) Degree
4 12 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.00%) CISSP
6 10 (4.55%) CISM
7 7 (3.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (2.73%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (2.73%) CSSLP
8 6 (2.73%) SSCP
9 5 (2.27%) MCSE
9 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.82%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.36%) CCNP
11 3 (1.36%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.36%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.36%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.36%) SANS
12 2 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) NCSC
2 7 (3.18%) NIST
3 6 (2.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (2.73%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.82%) HMG Infosec
4 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.82%) SLA
5 3 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.36%) GRC
5 3 (1.36%) QA
6 1 (0.45%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.45%) NIST 800
System Software
1 19 (8.64%) Docker
2 17 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.27%) vSphere
5 4 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.36%) KVM
7 2 (0.91%) NFS
7 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.45%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (20.91%) Ansible
2 11 (5.00%) Terraform
3 10 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.18%) SCCM
4 7 (3.18%) vRealize
5 4 (1.82%) Puppet
5 4 (1.82%) SCOM
5 4 (1.82%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.45%) Kibana
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) Opsview
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 31 (14.09%) Oracle
2 28 (12.73%) Atlassian
3 26 (11.82%) TippingPoint
4 24 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 22 (10.00%) VMware
6 13 (5.91%) Cisco
7 8 (3.64%) F5
8 7 (3.18%) Splunk
9 4 (1.82%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.82%) McAfee
10 3 (1.36%) Dell
10 3 (1.36%) HP
10 3 (1.36%) Juniper
10 3 (1.36%) SAP
11 2 (0.91%) Apple
11 2 (0.91%) CommVault
11 2 (0.91%) Intel
11 2 (0.91%) NetApp
11 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.91%) Symantec