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

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 68 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +74
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 479 462 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.48% 4.41% 4.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.12% 14.31% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 310 337 354
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,875 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,050 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% -6.54% +7.00%

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 3,167 3,229 3,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.60% 30.81% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,321 2,537 2,829
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,497 £23,950
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 July 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 July 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 +3 281 £46,000 -8.00% 25
Wiltshire -1 121 £45,000 - 8
Bristol -25 53 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Devon +28 12 £25,000 -23.08%
Somerset - 8 £37,623 -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 479 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 210 (43.84%) C
3 197 (41.13%) SC Cleared
4 167 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (33.19%) Windows
6 148 (30.90%) Java
7 135 (28.18%) Linux
8 125 (26.10%) Python
9 119 (24.84%) Software Engineering
10 110 (22.96%) C++
11 93 (19.42%) ITIL
12 88 (18.37%) JavaScript
12 88 (18.37%) Service Management
13 85 (17.75%) Degree
14 84 (17.54%) C#
15 83 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
16 81 (16.91%) JIRA
17 79 (16.49%) Microsoft
18 78 (16.28%) Cisco
19 76 (15.87%) SQL
20 74 (15.45%) Cybersecurity
21 72 (15.03%) VMware
22 70 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
23 69 (14.41%) Test Automation
24 66 (13.78%) Unix
24 66 (13.78%) Firewall
25 64 (13.36%) LAN
26 61 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
27 58 (12.11%) Scrum
28 57 (11.90%) WAN

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 57 (11.90%) Confluence
2 26 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.71%) Apache
5 11 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (2.30%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.09%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.88%) Apache Pig
7 9 (1.88%) JBoss
8 7 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.25%) Alfresco
9 6 (1.25%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.04%) IIS
10 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.21%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.42%) Trello
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 66 (13.78%) Firewall
2 64 (13.36%) LAN
3 57 (11.90%) WAN
4 35 (7.31%) Cisco Nexus
4 35 (7.31%) NX-OS
5 29 (6.05%) TCP/IP
5 29 (6.05%) Wireshark
6 27 (5.64%) Network Security
7 24 (5.01%) VoIP
8 23 (4.80%) BGP
8 23 (4.80%) Intrusion Detection
9 21 (4.38%) EIGRP
9 21 (4.38%) HTTP
10 19 (3.97%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (3.55%) Internet
12 15 (3.13%) HTTPS
13 14 (2.92%) DNS
13 14 (2.92%) SSL
13 14 (2.92%) VPN
14 12 (2.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.64%) Big Data
2 24 (5.01%) Hadoop
3 22 (4.59%) MongoDB
4 19 (3.97%) SQL Server
5 14 (2.92%) Apache Hive
5 14 (2.92%) MySQL
6 9 (1.88%) Neo4j
7 8 (1.67%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (1.25%) Apache Accumulo
9 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.63%) OrientDB
10 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 81 (16.91%) JIRA
2 42 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 39 (8.14%) Bitbucket
4 35 (7.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 34 (7.10%) Git (software)
6 31 (6.47%) JUnit
7 24 (5.01%) Cucumber
8 22 (4.59%) MSI
9 19 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (3.97%) Selenium
10 17 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 11 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (2.09%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (1.88%) EasyMock
14 8 (1.67%) Redmine
15 7 (1.46%) CodeSonar
15 7 (1.46%) git-flow
15 7 (1.46%) Robot Framework
15 7 (1.46%) Subversion
16 6 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 32 (6.68%) Finance
2 14 (2.92%) Games
3 13 (2.71%) Electronics
4 12 (2.51%) Law
4 12 (2.51%) Military
5 10 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.09%) Marketing
5 10 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.88%) Retail
7 7 (1.46%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.46%) Publishing
8 3 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 83 (17.33%) Software Engineer
2 50 (10.44%) Developer
2 50 (10.44%) Network Engineer
3 42 (8.77%) Consultant
4 39 (8.14%) Analyst
5 32 (6.68%) Java Developer
6 30 (6.26%) Architect
7 29 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (5.43%) Test Analyst
9 22 (4.59%) Applications Packager
10 21 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (4.18%) Applications Developer
11 20 (4.18%) Java Applications Developer
11 20 (4.18%) Java Engineer
11 20 (4.18%) Java Software Engineer
12 18 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (3.34%) Management Consultant
14 15 (3.13%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
14 15 (3.13%) Project Manager
14 15 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.52%) EJB
1 36 (7.52%) JSF
2 35 (7.31%) Java EE
2 35 (7.31%) Spring
3 33 (6.89%) AngularJS
4 31 (6.47%) HTML
4 31 (6.47%) Node.js
5 28 (5.85%) Django
6 25 (5.22%) CSS
7 24 (5.01%) XML
8 23 (4.80%) Hibernate
9 21 (4.38%) Web Services
10 20 (4.18%) .NET
11 18 (3.76%) REST
12 15 (3.13%) .NET Framework
12 15 (3.13%) J2EE
13 13 (2.71%) React
14 11 (2.30%) JPA
15 10 (2.09%) HTML5
15 10 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 31 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.76%) Driving Licence
6 16 (3.34%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.92%) CESG
9 12 (2.51%) Wiki
10 11 (2.30%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.88%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.88%) PDA
11 9 (1.88%) PKI
12 8 (1.67%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.25%) iPhone
13 6 (1.25%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.25%) RIA
14 5 (1.04%) Fat Client
14 5 (1.04%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 159 (33.19%) Windows
2 135 (28.18%) Linux
3 66 (13.78%) Unix
4 52 (10.86%) Windows 7
5 34 (7.10%) Android
6 27 (5.64%) CentOS
6 27 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (5.43%) Windows Server
8 21 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (3.97%) Apple iOS
9 19 (3.97%) Mac OS X
10 16 (3.34%) Windows 10
11 12 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.46%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.25%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.42%) Solaris
16 1 (0.21%) Debian
16 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (24.84%) Software Engineering
3 93 (19.42%) ITIL
4 88 (18.37%) Service Management
5 83 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (15.45%) Cybersecurity
7 69 (14.41%) Test Automation
8 58 (12.11%) Scrum
9 57 (11.90%) DevOps
10 56 (11.69%) Project Management
11 51 (10.65%) Mentoring
12 46 (9.60%) Root Cause Analysis
13 44 (9.19%) UML
14 43 (8.98%) Incident Management
15 42 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
16 40 (8.35%) Information Assurance
17 39 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
18 38 (7.93%) Security Patching
18 38 (7.93%) TDD
19 37 (7.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 210 (43.84%) C
2 148 (30.90%) Java
3 125 (26.10%) Python
4 110 (22.96%) C++
5 88 (18.37%) JavaScript
6 84 (17.54%) C#
7 76 (15.87%) SQL
8 55 (11.48%) PowerShell
9 50 (10.44%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.92%) Objective-C
11 12 (2.51%) Perl
11 12 (2.51%) PHP
11 12 (2.51%) Ruby
12 9 (1.88%) Assembly Language
13 8 (1.67%) Korn
14 5 (1.04%) Rust
14 5 (1.04%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.84%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.84%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.84%) Go
Qualifications
1 479 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 197 (41.13%) SC Cleared
3 85 (17.75%) Degree
4 70 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (9.19%) CCNA
6 32 (6.68%) CISSP
7 24 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (4.38%) CCNP
9 19 (3.97%) APMP
9 19 (3.97%) CompTIA Security+
9 19 (3.97%) GIAC
9 19 (3.97%) SANS
9 19 (3.97%) SSCP
10 16 (3.34%) Linux+ Certification
10 16 (3.34%) MCSE
10 16 (3.34%) Network+ Certification
11 14 (2.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (2.51%) ISTQB
13 11 (2.30%) TOGAF Certification
14 9 (1.88%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.60%) SLA
2 11 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.09%) RMADS
4 8 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (1.67%) JSP 440
5 7 (1.46%) QA
6 6 (1.25%) GDPR
7 3 (0.63%) COBIT
7 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.63%) PMO
8 1 (0.21%) MISRA
System Software
1 61 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (8.35%) Active Directory
3 39 (8.14%) Docker
4 22 (4.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (4.18%) vSphere
6 16 (3.34%) Hyper-V
7 15 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (2.51%) VMware NSX
9 11 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.67%) NFS
10 8 (1.67%) Samba
11 4 (0.84%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.63%) pfSense
13 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.42%) Snort
13 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (8.98%) Nagios
2 42 (8.77%) Cisco LMS
2 42 (8.77%) Opsview
3 39 (8.14%) SCCM
4 32 (6.68%) Puppet
5 26 (5.43%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (3.13%) SCOM
7 13 (2.71%) Ansible
8 12 (2.51%) vCenter Server
9 11 (2.30%) vRealize
10 9 (1.88%) Salt
11 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.25%) WSUS
13 5 (1.04%) Kibana
14 4 (0.84%) HP ALM
14 4 (0.84%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.63%) Kubernetes
15 3 (0.63%) PowerCLI
16 2 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
16 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 79 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 78 (16.28%) Cisco
3 72 (15.03%) VMware
4 32 (6.68%) Atlassian
5 26 (5.43%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.30%) IBM
7 10 (2.09%) Oracle
7 10 (2.09%) SAP
8 8 (1.67%) EMC
8 8 (1.67%) HP
8 8 (1.67%) NetApp
8 8 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 7 (1.46%) Juniper
10 6 (1.25%) Dell
11 5 (1.04%) Citrix
11 5 (1.04%) McAfee
12 4 (0.84%) Google
13 3 (0.63%) Fortinet
13 3 (0.63%) Palo Alto
13 3 (0.63%) Splunk