Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 55 89
Rank change year-on-year -21 +34 +16
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 433 555 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.06% 5.46% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.02% 17.44% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 267 407 281
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -4.31%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +9.38%

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 3,088 3,182 3,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.94% 31.33% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,198 2,501 3,030
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.07% +4.25%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -10 211 £45,000 - 42
Wiltshire +28 146 £41,250 -8.33% 10
Bristol -25 47 £48,500 -19.17% 1
Devon +32 14 £33,000 -22.35%
Dorset - 5 £40,000 - 4
Somerset - 3 £37,745 - 1
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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
2 178 (41.11%) SC Cleared
3 167 (38.57%) C
4 121 (27.94%) Windows
5 120 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (27.25%) Linux
7 113 (26.10%) ITIL
8 96 (22.17%) Service Management
9 87 (20.09%) Java
10 83 (19.17%) VMware
11 82 (18.94%) Software Engineering
12 77 (17.78%) Python
13 76 (17.55%) Unix
13 76 (17.55%) Cisco Certification
14 75 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 71 (16.40%) Microsoft
16 70 (16.17%) JIRA
17 69 (15.94%) SQL
18 65 (15.01%) Root Cause Analysis
19 64 (14.78%) Cisco
20 59 (13.63%) Change Management
21 56 (12.93%) SLA
21 56 (12.93%) C++
21 56 (12.93%) DevOps
22 55 (12.70%) Degree
23 54 (12.47%) LAN
24 52 (12.01%) Project Management
24 52 (12.01%) WAN
25 51 (11.78%) Confluence
26 50 (11.55%) Cybersecurity

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 51 (11.78%) Confluence
2 22 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.46%) JBoss
4 13 (3.00%) Apache
5 12 (2.77%) Apache Spark
6 11 (2.54%) IIS
7 10 (2.31%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.08%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.15%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.23%) SAS
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.77%) Amazon S3
2 8 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.46%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.47%) LAN
2 52 (12.01%) WAN
3 49 (11.32%) Firewall
4 42 (9.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 42 (9.70%) NX-OS
5 38 (8.78%) DNS
5 38 (8.78%) TCP/IP
6 36 (8.31%) DHCP
7 33 (7.62%) Wireshark
8 27 (6.24%) HTTP
8 27 (6.24%) Network Security
9 26 (6.00%) VoIP
10 24 (5.54%) BGP
11 22 (5.08%) EIGRP
11 22 (5.08%) FTP
11 22 (5.08%) SMTP
12 20 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (3.70%) HTTPS
14 15 (3.46%) DMZ
14 15 (3.46%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.77%) Hadoop
2 20 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 19 (4.39%) SQL Server
4 15 (3.46%) Big Data
5 11 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.31%) MySQL
7 9 (2.08%) Apache Accumulo
8 8 (1.85%) Apache Hive
8 8 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
9 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.92%) GIS
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 70 (16.17%) JIRA
2 42 (9.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 35 (8.08%) Jenkins
4 29 (6.70%) Bitbucket
5 25 (5.77%) JUnit
6 22 (5.08%) Git (software)
7 19 (4.39%) MSI
8 18 (4.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
10 12 (2.77%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.54%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (2.31%) EasyMock
13 9 (2.08%) Selenium
14 8 (1.85%) Redmine
15 7 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (1.39%) JMeter
16 6 (1.39%) WATIR
17 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
17 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio
18 2 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 22 (5.08%) Finance
2 13 (3.00%) Retail
3 10 (2.31%) Military
4 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.85%) Games
6 5 (1.15%) Law
7 4 (0.92%) Publishing
8 3 (0.69%) Electronics
8 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (12.24%) Software Engineer
2 51 (11.78%) Network Engineer
3 45 (10.39%) Consultant
4 38 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (8.31%) Analyst
6 27 (6.24%) Developer
6 27 (6.24%) Java Engineer
7 24 (5.54%) Project Manager
8 23 (5.31%) IT Support
8 23 (5.31%) Java Software Engineer
9 21 (4.85%) Management Consultant
9 21 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
10 19 (4.39%) Applications Packager
10 19 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (4.39%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.93%) Test Analyst
12 16 (3.70%) IT Engineer
12 16 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (3.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.23%) DV Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.39%) JSF
2 28 (6.47%) EJB
3 27 (6.24%) Java EE
4 25 (5.77%) HTML
5 23 (5.31%) CSS
6 19 (4.39%) XML
7 18 (4.16%) Spring
7 18 (4.16%) Web Services
8 15 (3.46%) .NET
8 15 (3.46%) Hibernate
9 12 (2.77%) REST
10 10 (2.31%) EJB 3.0
10 10 (2.31%) J2EE
10 10 (2.31%) JAXB
10 10 (2.31%) JPA
10 10 (2.31%) PrimeFaces
10 10 (2.31%) XSD
10 10 (2.31%) XSLT
11 9 (2.08%) Django
12 8 (1.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.85%) Computer Science
2 33 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 30 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.24%) CESG
5 20 (4.62%) Data Centre
6 17 (3.93%) Driving Licence
7 13 (3.00%) PDA
8 12 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (2.77%) Wiki
9 11 (2.54%) Derivative
9 11 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.31%) Device Driver
11 9 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.62%) CESG CLAS
13 6 (1.39%) Clustering
14 5 (1.15%) PKI
15 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
15 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
16 2 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
16 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 121 (27.94%) Windows
2 118 (27.25%) Linux
3 76 (17.55%) Unix
4 34 (7.85%) CentOS
5 30 (6.93%) Windows 7
6 29 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (4.62%) Windows Server
9 14 (3.23%) Android
10 13 (3.00%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (2.77%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.92%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.69%) Nucleus RTOS
14 3 (0.69%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.23%) VMS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (26.10%) ITIL
3 96 (22.17%) Service Management
4 82 (18.94%) Software Engineering
5 65 (15.01%) Root Cause Analysis
6 59 (13.63%) Change Management
7 56 (12.93%) DevOps
8 52 (12.01%) Project Management
9 50 (11.55%) Cybersecurity
9 50 (11.55%) Incident Management
9 50 (11.55%) Network Monitoring
10 49 (11.32%) Information Assurance
11 46 (10.62%) Capacity Management
11 46 (10.62%) Information Security
12 44 (10.16%) Security Patching
13 43 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (9.47%) Mentoring
15 40 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (9.24%) Test Automation
16 38 (8.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (38.57%) C
2 87 (20.09%) Java
3 77 (17.78%) Python
4 69 (15.94%) SQL
5 56 (12.93%) C++
6 44 (10.16%) JavaScript
7 40 (9.24%) Bash Shell
8 35 (8.08%) C#
9 32 (7.39%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.23%) Perl
11 11 (2.54%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.31%) Ruby
13 8 (1.85%) Korn
14 7 (1.62%) PHP
15 6 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.39%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.69%) Scala
17 2 (0.46%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 433 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 178 (41.11%) SC Cleared
3 76 (17.55%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (12.70%) Degree
5 49 (11.32%) CCNA
6 39 (9.01%) CISSP
7 22 (5.08%) CCNP
8 20 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (4.39%) APMP
9 19 (4.39%) GIAC
9 19 (4.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 16 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
11 13 (3.00%) SANS
12 11 (2.54%) CompTIA Security+
12 11 (2.54%) MCSE
12 11 (2.54%) RHCE
12 11 (2.54%) RHCSA
12 11 (2.54%) SSCP
13 9 (2.08%) ISTQB
13 9 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.93%) SLA
2 20 (4.62%) RMADS
3 19 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (3.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (2.31%) JSP 440
5 10 (2.31%) MISRA
6 7 (1.62%) GDPR
7 5 (1.15%) PMO
8 3 (0.69%) COBIT
8 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 75 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (9.47%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.39%) Docker
3 19 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (4.39%) NFS
3 19 (4.39%) Samba
3 19 (4.39%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (4.16%) vSphere
5 11 (2.54%) Snort
5 11 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.85%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 50 (11.55%) Nagios
2 48 (11.09%) Cisco LMS
2 48 (11.09%) Opsview
3 44 (10.16%) Puppet
4 30 (6.93%) Cisco Prime
5 24 (5.54%) SCCM
6 12 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.31%) Kibana
8 9 (2.08%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.85%) Ansible
10 6 (1.39%) HP ALM
10 6 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.92%) Endace
11 4 (0.92%) SCOM
11 4 (0.92%) WSUS
12 2 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.46%) Salt
12 2 (0.46%) vRealize
13 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 83 (19.17%) VMware
2 71 (16.40%) Microsoft
3 64 (14.78%) Cisco
4 36 (8.31%) Red Hat
5 34 (7.85%) Oracle
6 25 (5.77%) HP
7 24 (5.54%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.54%) Scality
9 9 (2.08%) NetApp
10 8 (1.85%) EMC
10 8 (1.85%) Juniper
10 8 (1.85%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.62%) Centrify
11 7 (1.62%) Ivanti
11 7 (1.62%) Sophos
12 6 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (1.39%) Dell
13 4 (0.92%) Fujitsu
14 3 (0.69%) Capita
14 3 (0.69%) Palo Alto