Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 64 60
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 +20
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 599 468 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.15% 4.41% 5.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.45% 15.11% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 410 282 385
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,275 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -9.52%

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 3,079 3,098 3,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.60% 29.18% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,145 2,208 2,507
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,037 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +8 389 £52,000 +15.56% 35
Wiltshire -3 134 £50,000 +17.65% 17
Bristol +13 44 £52,500 +9.38% 11
Dorset +15 14 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Somerset +8 5 £32,872 -12.91% 1
Devon -11 4 - - 1
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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.

1 599 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 234 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (32.72%) Linux
4 189 (31.55%) SC Cleared
5 178 (29.72%) Java
6 151 (25.21%) C
7 136 (22.70%) Python
8 129 (21.54%) Windows
9 127 (21.20%) Microsoft
10 125 (20.87%) Software Engineering
11 105 (17.53%) ITIL
12 100 (16.69%) C++
13 94 (15.69%) Degree
14 91 (15.19%) SQL
15 86 (14.36%) Cisco
16 85 (14.19%) Cybersecurity
17 81 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
18 79 (13.19%) SCCM
19 76 (12.69%) Big Data
19 76 (12.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 75 (12.52%) Mentoring
21 74 (12.35%) JavaScript
22 73 (12.19%) Unix
22 73 (12.19%) Active Directory
23 70 (11.69%) JIRA
23 70 (11.69%) DevOps
23 70 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
24 68 (11.35%) C#
25 67 (11.19%) Oracle
25 67 (11.19%) Scrum

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 31 (5.18%) MS Exchange
2 28 (4.67%) Confluence
3 24 (4.01%) JBoss
4 22 (3.67%) Apache
5 21 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.67%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.67%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.34%) ColdFusion
8 8 (1.34%) IIS
8 8 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Gephi
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.67%) Azure Stack
4 15 (2.50%) Office 365
4 15 (2.50%) OneDrive
5 8 (1.34%) Trello
6 6 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.67%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.50%) SaaS
9 2 (0.33%) IaaS
9 2 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.85%) WAN
2 45 (7.51%) Firewall
3 37 (6.18%) Unified Communications
4 32 (5.34%) LAN
5 30 (5.01%) DNS
6 29 (4.84%) DHCP
7 28 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 27 (4.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 27 (4.51%) NetScaler
9 26 (4.34%) TCP/IP
10 16 (2.67%) SAN
11 13 (2.17%) Skype
11 13 (2.17%) VoIP
12 11 (1.84%) VLAN
13 9 (1.50%) BGP
13 9 (1.50%) OSPF
14 8 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (1.34%) Internet
14 8 (1.34%) NAS
14 8 (1.34%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.69%) Big Data
2 40 (6.68%) SQL Server
3 37 (6.18%) MongoDB
4 31 (5.18%) MySQL
5 30 (5.01%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.84%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.51%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.17%) GIS
9 11 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.17%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.00%) OrientDB
13 5 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.67%) Apache Accumulo
14 4 (0.67%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 70 (11.69%) JIRA
2 45 (7.51%) Jenkins
3 36 (6.01%) Cucumber
4 34 (5.68%) LoadRunner
5 29 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 29 (4.84%) Selenium
6 27 (4.51%) Bitbucket
7 26 (4.34%) Bitbucket Server
8 21 (3.51%) Visual Studio
9 19 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (3.17%) HP UFT
10 15 (2.50%) JUnit
11 14 (2.34%) JMeter
12 13 (2.17%) TestRail
12 13 (2.17%) Zephyr
13 11 (1.84%) EasyMock
13 11 (1.84%) Rational DOORS
14 10 (1.67%) git-flow
15 8 (1.34%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.17%) Subversion
General
1 56 (9.35%) Finance
2 34 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.51%) Electronics
3 33 (5.51%) Manufacturing
3 33 (5.51%) Marketing
4 22 (3.67%) Military
5 15 (2.50%) Retail
6 12 (2.00%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.83%) Games
8 3 (0.50%) Law
8 3 (0.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (15.36%) Analyst
2 78 (13.02%) Software Engineer
3 66 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 55 (9.18%) Architect
5 54 (9.02%) Developer
6 42 (7.01%) Network Engineer
7 37 (6.18%) Test Analyst
8 36 (6.01%) Java Developer
9 33 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (4.51%) Java Engineer
10 27 (4.51%) Java Software Engineer
10 27 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (4.17%) Security Architect
12 24 (4.01%) Test Engineer
13 23 (3.84%) Business Analyst
14 22 (3.67%) Data Engineer
15 21 (3.51%) Consultant
15 21 (3.51%) Project Manager
16 20 (3.34%) IT Engineer
17 19 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.34%) Web Services
2 27 (4.51%) XML
3 26 (4.34%) .NET
3 26 (4.34%) EJB
4 25 (4.17%) Node.js
4 25 (4.17%) Spring
5 24 (4.01%) Java EE
6 23 (3.84%) Gherkin
7 22 (3.67%) HTML
8 21 (3.51%) JSF
9 20 (3.34%) CSS
10 14 (2.34%) jQuery
11 13 (2.17%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.00%) Hibernate
12 12 (2.00%) J2EE
12 12 (2.00%) React
13 11 (1.84%) Apache NiFi
13 11 (1.84%) Middleware
14 10 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (1.67%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.51%) Cyberthreat
3 18 (3.01%) Wiki
4 16 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (2.00%) Clustering
6 12 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.84%) Replication
7 11 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (1.50%) PMI
10 8 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.34%) CESG
10 8 (1.34%) Cybercrime
10 8 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.17%) User Experience
11 7 (1.17%) Verilog
11 7 (1.17%) VHDL
12 6 (1.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 196 (32.72%) Linux
2 129 (21.54%) Windows
3 73 (12.19%) Unix
4 67 (11.19%) Windows Server
5 46 (7.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (4.34%) CentOS
8 19 (3.17%) Windows 10
9 15 (2.50%) Mac OS
10 13 (2.17%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.50%) AIX
13 3 (0.50%) Android
14 2 (0.33%) Solaris
14 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (20.87%) Software Engineering
3 105 (17.53%) ITIL
4 85 (14.19%) Cybersecurity
5 76 (12.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 75 (12.52%) Mentoring
7 70 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 70 (11.69%) DevOps
8 67 (11.19%) Scrum
9 64 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (9.85%) Test Automation
11 54 (9.02%) Technical Leadership
12 53 (8.85%) Project Management
13 52 (8.68%) Data Protection
14 51 (8.51%) PRINCE2
15 49 (8.18%) Information Security
15 49 (8.18%) Programme Management
16 47 (7.85%) Computer Science
16 47 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
17 46 (7.68%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 178 (29.72%) Java
2 151 (25.21%) C
3 136 (22.70%) Python
4 100 (16.69%) C++
5 91 (15.19%) SQL
6 74 (12.35%) JavaScript
7 68 (11.35%) C#
8 57 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 40 (6.68%) Bash Shell
10 31 (5.18%) Ruby
11 23 (3.84%) PHP
12 22 (3.67%) PL/SQL
13 19 (3.17%) Perl
13 19 (3.17%) VB
14 11 (1.84%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.67%) Java 8
15 10 (1.67%) Scala
16 8 (1.34%) R
16 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 599 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 189 (31.55%) SC Cleared
3 94 (15.69%) Degree
4 42 (7.01%) ISTQB
5 40 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (6.01%) CCNA
7 28 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (4.34%) MCP
9 20 (3.34%) ISEB
10 19 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
11 17 (2.84%) CISSP
11 17 (2.84%) OCP
11 17 (2.84%) Oracle Certification
11 17 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (2.84%) SAP Certification
12 16 (2.67%) APMP
13 13 (2.17%) CISM
14 10 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.67%) MCSE
15 9 (1.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.34%) SLA
2 13 (2.17%) GDPR
2 13 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 11 (1.84%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.83%) HMG Infosec
6 5 (0.83%) QA
7 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 3 (0.50%) P3O
9 2 (0.33%) COBIT
9 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 73 (12.19%) Active Directory
2 51 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.51%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 29 (4.84%) Docker
6 27 (4.51%) XenApp
6 27 (4.51%) XenDesktop
7 18 (3.01%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (1.34%) Firmware
10 8 (1.34%) vSphere
11 3 (0.50%) NFS
11 3 (0.50%) Samba
11 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.50%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 79 (13.19%) SCCM
2 54 (9.02%) SCOM
3 32 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (4.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 22 (3.67%) Puppet
6 20 (3.34%) HP ALM
6 20 (3.34%) SCOrch
7 15 (2.50%) vRealize
8 13 (2.17%) Ansible
8 13 (2.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 12 (2.00%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.67%) Kubernetes
10 10 (1.67%) Nagios
11 8 (1.34%) Data Guard
11 8 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (1.34%) SCDPM
11 8 (1.34%) WSUS
12 7 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.83%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 127 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 86 (14.36%) Cisco
3 67 (11.19%) Oracle
4 58 (9.68%) VMware
5 50 (8.35%) SAP
6 49 (8.18%) HP
7 41 (6.84%) Citrix
8 22 (3.67%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.17%) Atlassian
10 18 (3.01%) Splunk
11 10 (1.67%) Sybase
12 9 (1.50%) McAfee
13 8 (1.34%) Adobe
14 5 (0.83%) Alteryx
14 5 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
14 5 (0.83%) Dell
14 5 (0.83%) Juniper
14 5 (0.83%) Talend
15 4 (0.67%) ArcSight
15 4 (0.67%) Lumension