The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 585 584 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.20% 11.12% 7.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.54% 36.25% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 427 406 332
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1646 1611 1800
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.51% 30.67% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1271 1422
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,546 £26,989 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the South West

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the South West.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the South West

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the South West

Security 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 Security Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -2 216 £47,500 -3.06% 14
Bristol -11 154 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Wiltshire +4 130 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Somerset +15 40 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Dorset +24 25 £45,000 -7.21% 3
Devon +3 8 £38,500 +16.66% 3
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 705 (58.26%) SC Cleared
2 518 (42.81%) DV Cleared
3 401 (33.14%) C
4 343 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
5 328 (27.11%) Java
6 297 (24.55%) Software Engineering
7 294 (24.30%) ITIL
8 266 (21.98%) Windows
9 245 (20.25%) Degree
10 238 (19.67%) Linux
11 208 (17.19%) Cybersecurity
12 192 (15.87%) Microsoft
13 184 (15.21%) SQL
14 182 (15.04%) C++
15 166 (13.72%) Test Automation
16 160 (13.22%) C#
17 149 (12.31%) JavaScript
18 142 (11.74%) Python
19 136 (11.24%) Project Management
20 132 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
21 129 (10.66%) Finance
22 121 (10.00%) HTML
23 115 (9.50%) TCP/IP
24 111 (9.17%) Management Information System
24 111 (9.17%) Business Development
25 109 (9.01%) Information Security
26 108 (8.93%) Unix
27 107 (8.84%) Scrum
28 103 (8.51%) .NET
29 101 (8.35%) Oracle

Security 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 (4.21%) Apache
2 50 (4.13%) WebLogic
3 38 (3.14%) JBoss
4 32 (2.64%) IIS
4 32 (2.64%) WebSphere
5 31 (2.56%) Confluence
6 23 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 22 (1.82%) Alfresco
7 22 (1.82%) Joomla!
8 20 (1.65%) CMS
9 19 (1.57%) MS Exchange
10 14 (1.16%) Apache Pig
10 14 (1.16%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.74%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.083%) Lectora
9 1 (0.083%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.083%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 31 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.58%) Maximo
3 6 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.083%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.083%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.23%) GitHub
3 24 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.83%) Office 365
7 5 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.083%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 115 (9.50%) TCP/IP
2 78 (6.45%) Firewall
3 67 (5.54%) Internet
4 63 (5.21%) DHCP
5 59 (4.88%) DNS
6 51 (4.21%) Wireshark
7 50 (4.13%) HTTP
8 47 (3.88%) FTP
8 47 (3.88%) SMTP
9 43 (3.55%) LAN
10 42 (3.47%) WAN
11 40 (3.31%) Network Security
12 28 (2.31%) X.400
13 22 (1.82%) tcpdump
13 22 (1.82%) Telnet
13 22 (1.82%) VoIP
14 21 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (1.65%) Wireless
16 19 (1.57%) LDAP
16 19 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 95 (7.85%) Big Data
3 90 (7.44%) Hadoop
4 75 (6.20%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.64%) NoSQL
6 24 (1.98%) MS Access
7 22 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (1.49%) MySQL
9 16 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 15 (1.24%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.99%) Relational Database
12 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
14 9 (0.74%) QlikView
14 9 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 50 (4.13%) JIRA
4 48 (3.97%) Selenium
5 47 (3.88%) Cucumber
6 44 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
7 40 (3.31%) Visual Studio
8 38 (3.14%) JUnit
9 29 (2.40%) Maven
10 28 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
12 24 (1.98%) LoadRunner
13 23 (1.90%) Subversion
14 22 (1.82%) Bitbucket
15 21 (1.74%) EasyMock
16 18 (1.49%) Git (software)
16 18 (1.49%) SpecFlow
17 17 (1.40%) JMeter
18 14 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
19 12 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 129 (10.66%) Finance
2 66 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 59 (4.88%) Marketing
4 53 (4.38%) Military
5 51 (4.21%) Electronics
6 43 (3.55%) Manufacturing
7 33 (2.73%) Games
8 30 (2.48%) Local Government
9 24 (1.98%) Aerospace
10 22 (1.82%) Banking
11 20 (1.65%) Multimedia
12 18 (1.49%) Legal
13 7 (0.58%) Avionics
14 4 (0.33%) Advertising
15 3 (0.25%) Law
16 2 (0.17%) Retail
17 1 (0.083%) Automotive
17 1 (0.083%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.083%) German Language
Job Titles
1 171 (14.13%) Developer
2 160 (13.22%) Consultant
3 153 (12.64%) Analyst
4 152 (12.56%) Software Engineer
5 85 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
6 76 (6.28%) Architect
6 76 (6.28%) Java Engineer
6 76 (6.28%) Java Software Engineer
7 58 (4.79%) Java Developer
8 57 (4.71%) Network Engineer
9 51 (4.21%) Support Engineer
10 49 (4.05%) SOC Analyst
11 47 (3.88%) Test Engineer
12 43 (3.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 42 (3.47%) Project Manager
13 42 (3.47%) Software Developer
14 41 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
15 39 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
16 35 (2.89%) Security Engineer
17 34 (2.81%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (10.00%) HTML
2 103 (8.51%) .NET
3 65 (5.37%) XML
4 57 (4.71%) Web Services
5 53 (4.38%) ASP.NET
6 52 (4.30%) J2EE
7 48 (3.97%) AngularJS
8 46 (3.80%) CSS
8 46 (3.80%) Spring
9 36 (2.98%) HTML5
10 35 (2.89%) Java EE
11 34 (2.81%) .NET Framework
12 32 (2.64%) EJB
13 30 (2.48%) SOAP
14 27 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (2.15%) Dojo
16 25 (2.07%) React
17 23 (1.90%) Ajax
17 23 (1.90%) JSF
17 23 (1.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 70 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.55%) CESG
5 30 (2.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
7 21 (1.74%) Cyber Defence
7 21 (1.74%) Wiki
8 20 (1.65%) User Experience
9 19 (1.57%) Cybercrime
9 19 (1.57%) e-Learning
9 19 (1.57%) Social Media
10 15 (1.24%) Internet of Things
10 15 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.24%) VHDL
11 14 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.16%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.16%) Driving Licence
12 13 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 266 (21.98%) Windows
2 238 (19.67%) Linux
3 108 (8.93%) Unix
4 83 (6.86%) Windows Server
5 64 (5.29%) Android
6 60 (4.96%) Apple iOS
7 42 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (2.56%) CentOS
11 30 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (2.07%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.16%) Solaris
14 12 (0.99%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.91%) AIX
16 10 (0.83%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.41%) FreeBSD
19 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (24.55%) Software Engineering
3 294 (24.30%) ITIL
4 208 (17.19%) Cybersecurity
5 166 (13.72%) Test Automation
6 136 (11.24%) Project Management
7 111 (9.17%) Business Development
8 109 (9.01%) Information Security
9 107 (8.84%) Scrum
10 99 (8.18%) Service Delivery
11 96 (7.93%) UML
12 88 (7.27%) Service Management
13 83 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 82 (6.78%) Mentoring
15 81 (6.69%) MODAF
16 80 (6.61%) Change Management
16 80 (6.61%) Line Management
17 78 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
17 78 (6.45%) SIEM
18 72 (5.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 401 (33.14%) C
2 328 (27.11%) Java
3 184 (15.21%) SQL
4 182 (15.04%) C++
5 160 (13.22%) C#
6 149 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 142 (11.74%) Python
8 71 (5.87%) PowerShell
9 34 (2.81%) Ruby
10 30 (2.48%) Perl
11 29 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 29 (2.40%) VBA
12 28 (2.31%) PHP
13 23 (1.90%) Pascal
14 22 (1.82%) Delphi
15 16 (1.32%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.07%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.91%) XPath
17 11 (0.91%) XQuery
18 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 705 (58.26%) SC Cleared
2 518 (42.81%) DV Cleared
3 245 (20.25%) Degree
4 78 (6.45%) CISSP
5 69 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (3.72%) CCNA
6 45 (3.72%) ISTQB
7 42 (3.47%) SANS
8 41 (3.39%) GCIA
9 40 (3.31%) ISEB
10 36 (2.98%) GIAC
11 32 (2.64%) GCIH
12 31 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (2.40%) CCNP
13 29 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
14 27 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
15 26 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
16 25 (2.07%) CISM
17 24 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 21 (1.74%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.38%) SLA
2 46 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.82%) COBIT
4 19 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 17 (1.40%) RMADS
6 13 (1.07%) Def Stans
6 13 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 13 (1.07%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.66%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.58%) DO-254
9 7 (0.58%) IEC 61508
9 7 (0.58%) ISO 26262
10 6 (0.50%) PMO
11 5 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
11 5 (0.41%) GPG13
11 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 67 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 63 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (4.88%) Snort
4 31 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.74%) vSphere
6 12 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.50%) Docker
9 5 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.33%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.25%) NFS
12 2 (0.17%) Firmware
12 2 (0.17%) KVM
12 2 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.083%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.083%) Samba
13 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (2.64%) Nagios
2 19 (1.57%) Nmap
2 19 (1.57%) SCCM
3 15 (1.24%) Puppet
4 14 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 12 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.83%) RSA enVision
7 9 (0.74%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.66%) Cisco LMS
8 8 (0.66%) Opsview
9 6 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.41%) Nessus
10 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
11 4 (0.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 4 (0.33%) Graylog
11 4 (0.33%) SCOM
12 3 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 192 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 101 (8.35%) Oracle
3 100 (8.26%) VMware
4 72 (5.95%) Cisco
5 49 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 47 (3.88%) ArcSight
7 35 (2.89%) HP
8 34 (2.81%) LogRhythm
9 33 (2.73%) IBM
9 33 (2.73%) SAP
10 25 (2.07%) Juniper
11 19 (1.57%) FireEye
12 13 (1.07%) Splunk
13 12 (0.99%) Adobe
13 12 (0.99%) BT
14 10 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
14 10 (0.83%) Dell
14 10 (0.83%) McAfee
14 10 (0.83%) Siemens
15 9 (0.74%) CheckPoint
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + security clearance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: Flexi Work Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + pension and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
ECM Selection
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago