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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 16 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 602 706 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.90% 11.98% 8.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.79% 35.73% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 455 548 368
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  

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 1552 1976 1835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.67% 33.53% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1579 1444
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -1 264 £47,500 -5.94% 17
Bristol -10 137 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Wiltshire +1 115 £40,000 +23.07% 22
Somerset +26 60 £33,250 -2.20% 6
Devon -9 7 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Dorset +25 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Avon - 3 - -
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 628 (51.31%) SC Cleared
2 594 (48.53%) DV Cleared
3 419 (34.23%) C
4 380 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
5 371 (30.31%) Java
6 343 (28.02%) ITIL
7 325 (26.55%) Software Engineering
8 290 (23.69%) Linux
9 277 (22.63%) Windows
10 270 (22.06%) Cybersecurity
11 247 (20.18%) C++
12 218 (17.81%) Degree
13 205 (16.75%) JavaScript
14 191 (15.60%) C#
15 190 (15.52%) SQL
16 182 (14.87%) Python
17 179 (14.62%) Microsoft
18 152 (12.42%) HTML
19 145 (11.85%) Infrastructure Management
20 140 (11.44%) Oracle
21 138 (11.27%) Finance
22 136 (11.11%) Project Management
23 133 (10.87%) Service Management
23 133 (10.87%) Management Information System
24 131 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
25 127 (10.38%) Big Data
26 122 (9.97%) Unix
27 120 (9.80%) Service Delivery
28 115 (9.40%) Hadoop
29 108 (8.82%) Scrum

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 85 (6.94%) WebLogic
2 56 (4.58%) JBoss
3 48 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 44 (3.59%) Apache
5 37 (3.02%) Confluence
6 34 (2.78%) Apache Pig
7 33 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (2.53%) MS Exchange
9 29 (2.37%) Alfresco
10 28 (2.29%) IIS
11 27 (2.21%) Joomla!
12 26 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (1.47%) Apache Spark
15 17 (1.39%) SharePoint
16 16 (1.31%) CMS
16 16 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.57%) OpenStack
19 6 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 103 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.76%) MS Office
3 16 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.74%) MS Project
6 8 (0.65%) 3ds Max
6 8 (0.65%) Maya
6 8 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.082%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.082%) InDesign
9 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
2 8 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.57%) Maximo
4 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.78%) GitHub
2 25 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.55%) Amazon S3
4 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.74%) Office 365
7 7 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (8.17%) TCP/IP
2 88 (7.19%) Firewall
3 56 (4.58%) Internet
4 42 (3.43%) Network Security
5 41 (3.35%) SMTP
6 40 (3.27%) HTTP
7 36 (2.94%) DNS
8 34 (2.78%) LAN
9 33 (2.70%) DHCP
9 33 (2.70%) WAN
10 31 (2.53%) X.400
11 27 (2.21%) FTP
12 24 (1.96%) Wireshark
13 23 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 23 (1.88%) SSL
14 18 (1.47%) VoIP
15 16 (1.31%) NNTP
15 16 (1.31%) X.500
16 15 (1.23%) DMZ
16 15 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (10.38%) Big Data
2 115 (9.40%) Hadoop
3 106 (8.66%) MongoDB
4 84 (6.86%) SQL Server
5 53 (4.33%) MySQL
6 42 (3.43%) NoSQL
7 34 (2.78%) Apache Hive
8 28 (2.29%) MS Access
9 20 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.55%) OrientDB
11 18 (1.47%) Data Mining
11 18 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
13 16 (1.31%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.98%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (0.57%) Apache Accumulo
17 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 65 (5.31%) JIRA
2 62 (5.07%) Jenkins
3 57 (4.66%) Selenium
4 55 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (3.76%) Cucumber
6 39 (3.19%) Rational DOORS
7 35 (2.86%) Maven
8 28 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
9 27 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (2.21%) Subversion
10 26 (2.12%) JUnit
10 26 (2.12%) LoadRunner
11 25 (2.04%) Visual Studio
12 22 (1.80%) Git (software)
13 20 (1.63%) Bitbucket
14 19 (1.55%) JMeter
15 17 (1.39%) PeopleTools
16 15 (1.23%) EasyMock
17 10 (0.82%) TestNG
17 10 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 138 (11.27%) Finance
2 82 (6.70%) Telecoms
3 51 (4.17%) Games
4 47 (3.84%) Marketing
5 44 (3.59%) Military
6 35 (2.86%) Banking
7 34 (2.78%) Electronics
8 31 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 26 (2.12%) Aerospace
10 22 (1.80%) Local Government
11 17 (1.39%) Multimedia
12 15 (1.23%) Legal
13 7 (0.57%) Retail
14 5 (0.41%) Avionics
15 4 (0.33%) Advertising
15 4 (0.33%) Law
16 1 (0.082%) Billing
16 1 (0.082%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.082%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (13.81%) Software Engineer
2 164 (13.40%) Consultant
2 164 (13.40%) Developer
3 122 (9.97%) Analyst
4 92 (7.52%) Systems Engineer
5 80 (6.54%) Java Engineer
5 80 (6.54%) Java Software Engineer
6 70 (5.72%) Architect
7 68 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 65 (5.31%) Support Engineer
9 60 (4.90%) Java Developer
10 45 (3.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 44 (3.59%) Software Developer
12 42 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 42 (3.43%) Network Engineer
13 39 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
14 37 (3.02%) Senior Developer
15 36 (2.94%) Test Analyst
16 35 (2.86%) C++ Software Engineer
17 34 (2.78%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (12.42%) HTML
2 98 (8.01%) .NET
3 92 (7.52%) XML
4 91 (7.43%) J2EE
5 76 (6.21%) Web Services
6 66 (5.39%) Spring
7 59 (4.82%) HTML5
8 56 (4.58%) CSS
9 54 (4.41%) ASP.NET
9 54 (4.41%) Java EE
10 53 (4.33%) AngularJS
11 49 (4.00%) Hibernate
12 45 (3.68%) EJB
12 45 (3.68%) SOAP
13 32 (2.61%) .NET Framework
13 32 (2.61%) Dojo
14 31 (2.53%) CSS3
15 30 (2.45%) React
15 30 (2.45%) STL
16 28 (2.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 131 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 41 (3.35%) CESG
5 32 (2.61%) Security Operations Centre
6 28 (2.29%) Cyber Defence
7 26 (2.12%) Algorithms
8 25 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 24 (1.96%) Cybercrime
10 17 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
10 17 (1.39%) Wiki
11 16 (1.31%) VHDL
12 15 (1.23%) Driving Licence
12 15 (1.23%) Internet of Things
13 12 (0.98%) Social Media
14 11 (0.90%) Learning Management System
14 11 (0.90%) PKI
14 11 (0.90%) User Experience
15 10 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 290 (23.69%) Linux
2 277 (22.63%) Windows
3 122 (9.97%) Unix
4 100 (8.17%) Android
5 92 (7.52%) Windows Server
6 85 (6.94%) Apple iOS
7 45 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (2.78%) Mac OS X
11 27 (2.21%) CentOS
12 23 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (1.47%) AIX
14 12 (0.98%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.74%) Solaris
16 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.57%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.33%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (28.02%) ITIL
3 325 (26.55%) Software Engineering
4 270 (22.06%) Cybersecurity
5 145 (11.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 136 (11.11%) Project Management
7 133 (10.87%) Service Management
8 120 (9.80%) Service Delivery
9 108 (8.82%) Scrum
10 100 (8.17%) Information Security
11 98 (8.01%) Automated Testing
12 94 (7.68%) MODAF
13 85 (6.94%) Reverse Engineering
14 78 (6.37%) DevOps
14 78 (6.37%) ITIL V3
14 78 (6.37%) Line Management
14 78 (6.37%) Mentoring
14 78 (6.37%) UML
15 75 (6.13%) TOGAF
16 74 (6.05%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 419 (34.23%) C
2 371 (30.31%) Java
3 247 (20.18%) C++
4 205 (16.75%) JavaScript
5 191 (15.60%) C#
6 190 (15.52%) SQL
7 182 (14.87%) Python
8 92 (7.52%) PowerShell
9 57 (4.66%) Perl
10 48 (3.92%) PHP
11 47 (3.84%) Objective-C
12 46 (3.76%) Bash Shell
13 38 (3.10%) Ruby
14 33 (2.70%) VBA
15 27 (2.21%) Delphi
15 27 (2.21%) Pascal
16 22 (1.80%) VB
17 17 (1.39%) SQR
18 15 (1.23%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 628 (51.31%) SC Cleared
2 594 (48.53%) DV Cleared
3 218 (17.81%) Degree
4 96 (7.84%) CISSP
5 71 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (4.98%) GIAC
7 57 (4.66%) CCNA
8 54 (4.41%) SANS
9 49 (4.00%) ISTQB
10 45 (3.68%) ISEB
11 43 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (2.94%) MCSE
13 33 (2.70%) CISM
14 27 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (2.21%) SSCP
15 24 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
15 24 (1.96%) Linux+ Certification
15 24 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
16 21 (1.72%) CEH
17 20 (1.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.94%) SLA
2 45 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.72%) RMADS
4 17 (1.39%) COBIT
4 17 (1.39%) JSP 440
5 10 (0.82%) PMO
6 9 (0.74%) Def Stans
6 9 (0.74%) GPG13
7 8 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.49%) DO-178B
9 6 (0.49%) HMG Infosec
10 5 (0.41%) DO-254
10 5 (0.41%) IEC 61508
10 5 (0.41%) ISO26262
11 4 (0.33%) QA
12 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.25%) TickIT
13 1 (0.082%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.082%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 66 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 40 (3.27%) Snort
5 22 (1.80%) vSphere
6 18 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 17 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.65%) Docker
8 8 (0.65%) NFS
9 7 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.41%) Samba
12 4 (0.33%) Firmware
13 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.16%) XenApp
14 1 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.082%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (3.02%) Nagios
2 27 (2.21%) SCCM
3 24 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (1.63%) NetBackup
4 20 (1.63%) Puppet
5 17 (1.39%) Data Guard
5 17 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (0.98%) Nmap
7 8 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (0.65%) RSA enVision
8 6 (0.49%) ArcSight ESM
8 6 (0.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 6 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.41%) Ansible
9 5 (0.41%) OpenView
9 5 (0.41%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.33%) Salt
10 4 (0.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 3 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 179 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 140 (11.44%) Oracle
3 105 (8.58%) VMware
4 66 (5.39%) Cisco
5 50 (4.08%) HP
6 46 (3.76%) IBM
7 37 (3.02%) Red Hat
8 26 (2.12%) ArcSight
9 25 (2.04%) Juniper
10 24 (1.96%) Atlassian
10 24 (1.96%) SAP
11 20 (1.63%) LogRhythm
12 17 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
13 12 (0.98%) FireEye
14 11 (0.90%) CheckPoint
15 10 (0.82%) Adobe
15 10 (0.82%) BMC
15 10 (0.82%) Kenexa
15 10 (0.82%) Splunk
16 9 (0.74%) F5
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: Highly competitive with benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 15% Flexible Benefits, Pension & Life Assura
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Parity Professionals
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
FutureBoard
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £47000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
FutureBoard
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago