Security Cleared Jobs in the South West

Security Clearance
England > South West

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 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 1,930 1,398 1,629
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 19.76% 20.81% 19.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.96% 48.51% 49.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,254 618 822
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,605 £32,000
25th Percentile £46,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,250 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,330 2,882 3,276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 34.09% 42.90% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,177 1,264 1,655
10th Percentile £29,820 £30,932 £30,245
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,294 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,882 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.22% +9.76% +3.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,600 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,786 £82,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £54,399 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.34% +9.09% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the South West

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the South West over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Gloucestershire 0 663 £55,000 -15.38% 100
Bristol +7 618 £64,000 +10.34% 161
Wiltshire +5 395 £51,000 -7.27% 103
Dorset +3 144 £42,786 -18.50% 29
Somerset +8 71 £30,385 -32.80% 44
Devon -54 21 £49,000 +28.01% 45
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 86 (4.46%) Confluence
2 43 (2.23%) Apache
3 37 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 37 (1.92%) Microsoft Exchange
4 36 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 33 (1.71%) ArcGIS
6 27 (1.40%) GeoServer
7 17 (0.88%) nginx
8 16 (0.83%) Jupyter
9 15 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.73%) IIS
11 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.10%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.10%) WildFly
13 1 (0.052%) JBoss
13 1 (0.052%) Moodle
Applications
1 53 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (2.69%) Simulink
3 15 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.31%) Trello
6 4 (0.21%) Sketch
6 4 (0.21%) Stateflow
6 4 (0.21%) Windchill
7 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.052%) 1Password
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.052%) Revit
Business Applications
1 43 (2.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 21 (1.09%) Maximo
3 4 (0.21%) Primavera
3 4 (0.21%) Q-Pulse
4 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.052%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 371 (19.22%) AWS
2 351 (18.19%) Azure
3 99 (5.13%) OpenShift
4 78 (4.04%) Microsoft 365
5 54 (2.80%) GCP
6 43 (2.23%) SaaS
7 34 (1.76%) Azure DevOps
8 25 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (1.30%) IaaS
8 25 (1.30%) Serverless
9 24 (1.24%) PaaS
9 24 (1.24%) Power Platform
10 23 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (1.09%) Amazon EKS
11 21 (1.09%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.83%) MinIO
13 9 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.41%) Miro
14 8 (0.41%) OCI
14 8 (0.41%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.61%) Firewall
2 56 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 49 (2.54%) WAN
4 45 (2.33%) DNS
5 44 (2.28%) Network Security
6 39 (2.02%) DHCP
7 35 (1.81%) HTTP
7 35 (1.81%) LAN
8 28 (1.45%) VSAN
9 26 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
9 26 (1.35%) Wireless
10 24 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (1.19%) AMQP
12 19 (0.98%) SAN
13 14 (0.73%) SD-WAN
14 13 (0.67%) Ethernet
15 12 (0.62%) BGP
16 11 (0.57%) Internet
17 10 (0.52%) iSCSI
18 9 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (3.11%) Big Data
2 43 (2.23%) MongoDB
3 39 (2.02%) GIS
4 38 (1.97%) Hadoop
4 38 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (1.50%) SQL Server
6 27 (1.40%) QGIS
7 21 (1.09%) Power BI
8 20 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 17 (0.88%) Cloudera CDH
10 16 (0.83%) Presto
11 14 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.57%) MySQL
14 10 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.52%) Tableau
15 7 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
15 7 (0.36%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.31%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.31%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 140 (7.25%) JIRA
2 105 (5.44%) Git
3 83 (4.30%) Visual Studio
4 81 (4.20%) Bitbucket
5 59 (3.06%) Sourcetree
6 51 (2.64%) Rational DOORS
7 46 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 37 (1.92%) GitLab
9 20 (1.04%) LabVIEW
9 20 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
10 16 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.41%) Cypress.io
11 8 (0.41%) NetBeans
12 7 (0.36%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.36%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.36%) Selenium
12 7 (0.36%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.36%) Subversion
13 6 (0.31%) IDA Disassembler
13 6 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 291 (15.08%) Aerospace
2 279 (14.46%) Social Skills
3 172 (8.91%) Finance
4 127 (6.58%) Games
5 115 (5.96%) Military
6 96 (4.97%) Presentation Skills
7 90 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
8 88 (4.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 87 (4.51%) Public Sector
10 49 (2.54%) Telecoms
11 43 (2.23%) Retail
12 38 (1.97%) Influencing Skills
13 33 (1.71%) Organisational Skills
14 24 (1.24%) Manufacturing
15 20 (1.04%) Electronics
16 13 (0.67%) Legal
17 10 (0.52%) Aviation
18 8 (0.41%) French Language
19 7 (0.36%) Publishing
20 6 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 322 (16.68%) Senior
2 256 (13.26%) Software Engineer
3 189 (9.79%) Architect
4 164 (8.50%) Developer
5 163 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 147 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
7 145 (7.51%) Consultant
8 142 (7.36%) Lead
9 98 (5.08%) Project Manager
10 88 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 87 (4.51%) Security Consultant
12 83 (4.30%) Support Engineer
13 82 (4.25%) Analyst
14 81 (4.20%) Administrator
15 75 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
16 73 (3.78%) 3D Developer
16 73 (3.78%) Games Developer
16 73 (3.78%) Unity 3D Developer
17 72 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
18 59 (3.06%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (5.08%) React
2 82 (4.25%) .NET
3 73 (3.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 51 (2.64%) AngularJS
5 42 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
6 38 (1.97%) CSS
7 35 (1.81%) Node.js
8 34 (1.76%) Spring
9 33 (1.71%) REST
10 32 (1.66%) .NET Core
10 32 (1.66%) Elastic Stack
11 28 (1.45%) Spring Boot
12 27 (1.40%) Leaflet
12 27 (1.40%) OpenLayers
12 27 (1.40%) PostGIS
13 25 (1.30%) JSON
13 25 (1.30%) XML
14 24 (1.24%) Apache NiFi
15 22 (1.14%) TensorFlow
16 21 (1.09%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 85 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 73 (3.78%) Virtual Reality
3 71 (3.68%) Driving Licence
4 59 (3.06%) Algorithms
5 50 (2.59%) Cloud Native
6 40 (2.07%) Private Cloud
7 38 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
8 37 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
9 35 (1.81%) Data Centre
9 35 (1.81%) PKI
9 35 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 33 (1.71%) Cyberattack
11 32 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
11 32 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
12 27 (1.40%) Product Ownership
13 20 (1.04%) Robotics
14 16 (0.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 16 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
15 15 (0.78%) Cyber Threat
15 15 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 458 (23.73%) Linux
2 280 (14.51%) Windows
3 98 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (3.63%) CentOS
5 67 (3.47%) Windows Server
6 53 (2.75%) Embedded Linux
7 51 (2.64%) Windows 10
8 45 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (2.28%) Windows Server 2016
10 43 (2.23%) Windows Server 2019
11 25 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 21 (1.09%) Debian
13 20 (1.04%) Unix
14 17 (0.88%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.67%) AIX
16 12 (0.62%) Android
17 10 (0.52%) CoreOS
18 6 (0.31%) Kali Linux
19 4 (0.21%) Solaris
20 3 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (28.76%) Agile
2 392 (20.31%) Software Engineering
3 354 (18.34%) DevOps
4 334 (17.31%) Actionable Insight
5 282 (14.61%) Cybersecurity
6 222 (11.50%) Scrum
7 198 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
8 192 (9.95%) Collaborative Working
9 187 (9.69%) Project Management
10 183 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 146 (7.56%) Systems Engineering
12 144 (7.46%) ITIL
13 142 (7.36%) UML
14 126 (6.53%) Validation
15 116 (6.01%) Mentoring
16 113 (5.85%) Information Assurance
16 113 (5.85%) Risk Management
17 105 (5.44%) CI/CD
18 103 (5.34%) Full Stack Development
19 95 (4.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 431 (22.33%) Python
2 231 (11.97%) Java
3 196 (10.16%) Bash
4 159 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 138 (7.15%) PowerShell
6 136 (7.05%) C#
7 114 (5.91%) C
8 97 (5.03%) SQL
9 70 (3.63%) MATLAB
10 60 (3.11%) C++
11 56 (2.90%) Rust
12 50 (2.59%) Embedded C
13 42 (2.18%) TypeScript
14 29 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.24%) Ada
16 14 (0.73%) R
17 13 (0.67%) Go
18 8 (0.41%) Perl
19 6 (0.31%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 916 (47.46%) SC Cleared
2 612 (31.71%) DV Cleared
3 366 (18.96%) Degree
4 264 (13.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 54 (2.80%) TOGAF Certification
6 52 (2.69%) CISSP
7 51 (2.64%) CESG Certified Professional
8 50 (2.59%) CISM
9 35 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (1.71%) CRISC
11 24 (1.24%) CCNA
12 21 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.98%) A+ Certification
13 19 (0.98%) CCNP
14 16 (0.83%) HNC
15 15 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
16 14 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.73%) Master's Degree
17 13 (0.67%) CISMP
17 13 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (3.01%) NIST
3 57 (2.95%) NCSC
4 34 (1.76%) SLA
5 30 (1.55%) NIST 800
6 23 (1.19%) JSP 440
7 21 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 21 (1.09%) RMADS
8 20 (1.04%) QA
9 19 (0.98%) Def Stans
10 17 (0.88%) IEC 61508
11 14 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 12 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
13 11 (0.57%) Accessibility
14 10 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 10 (0.52%) ISO 9001
15 8 (0.41%) GDPR
15 8 (0.41%) GRC
16 7 (0.36%) MISRA
16 7 (0.36%) TickIT
System Software
1 192 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (8.03%) Docker
3 137 (7.10%) Active Directory
4 86 (4.46%) Hyper-V
5 42 (2.18%) vSphere
6 41 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (1.40%) VMware NSX
8 22 (1.14%) Firmware
9 8 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.21%) XenApp
12 3 (0.16%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.10%) Embedded Firmware
13 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 243 (12.59%) Ansible
2 184 (9.53%) Kubernetes
3 119 (6.17%) Terraform
4 115 (5.96%) Puppet
5 60 (3.11%) SCCM
6 37 (1.92%) vCenter Server
7 22 (1.14%) Grafana
7 22 (1.14%) Prometheus
8 17 (0.88%) Nagios
9 16 (0.83%) HAProxy
10 15 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
10 15 (0.78%) Progress Chef
11 12 (0.62%) Backup Exec
11 12 (0.62%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
12 9 (0.47%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.36%) Icinga
13 7 (0.36%) Kibana
13 7 (0.36%) SCOM
13 7 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 337 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 223 (11.55%) VMware
3 136 (7.05%) Red Hat
4 90 (4.66%) Cisco
5 68 (3.52%) Oracle
6 47 (2.44%) Google
7 45 (2.33%) IBM
8 43 (2.23%) Sparx
9 36 (1.87%) SolarWinds
10 34 (1.76%) ESRI
11 22 (1.14%) NetApp
12 21 (1.09%) SaltStack
13 19 (0.98%) Veeam
14 18 (0.93%) Citrix
14 18 (0.93%) EMC
15 16 (0.83%) Atlassian
16 14 (0.73%) Splunk
17 13 (0.67%) Hitachi
17 13 (0.67%) ServiceNow
18 12 (0.62%) Veritas