Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 15 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 1082 1471 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.53% 13.51% 8.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.23% 41.17% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 790 1080 785
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,875 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -5.26%

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.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3071 3573 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.90% 32.82% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 2807 2936
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,125 £23,750 £23,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Bristol +3 332 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Wiltshire 0 291 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Gloucestershire -7 264 £46,000 +2.22% 17
Somerset -6 77 £40,000 - 1
Dorset +13 37 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Devon +23 20 £44,000 +17.33% 3
Cornwall +3 2 £31,375 -47.71%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 642 (59.33%) SC Cleared
2 430 (39.74%) DV Cleared
3 328 (30.31%) ITIL
4 286 (26.43%) Microsoft
5 265 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
6 249 (23.01%) Windows
7 218 (20.15%) Degree
8 208 (19.22%) Java
9 206 (19.04%) Linux
10 197 (18.21%) C
11 195 (18.02%) Software Engineering
12 183 (16.91%) Service Management
13 149 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
14 134 (12.38%) VMware
14 134 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
15 127 (11.74%) Finance
16 124 (11.46%) SQL
17 123 (11.37%) SQL Server
18 122 (11.28%) Information Security
19 119 (11.00%) Firewall
20 118 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
21 113 (10.44%) Active Directory
22 111 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
23 109 (10.07%) TCP/IP
24 107 (9.89%) Project Management
24 107 (9.89%) Management Information System
25 104 (9.61%) ITSM
25 104 (9.61%) SharePoint
25 104 (9.61%) Python
26 102 (9.43%) Test Automation

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
1 104 (9.61%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.14%) CMS
3 27 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (2.13%) Apache
5 20 (1.85%) IIS
6 16 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.39%) Confluence
8 14 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 10 (0.92%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.74%) JBoss
13 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.65%) MS Project Server
13 7 (0.65%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 83 (7.67%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.83%) Simulink
7 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.18%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.092%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (0.74%) Maximo
2 6 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.092%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.092%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.092%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.092%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 66 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (3.51%) Office 365
4 19 (1.76%) Amazon S3
5 13 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.83%) SaaS
7 7 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.46%) PaaS
9 4 (0.37%) GitHub
10 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.18%) G Suite
10 2 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (11.00%) Firewall
2 109 (10.07%) TCP/IP
3 95 (8.78%) DNS
4 84 (7.76%) DHCP
5 67 (6.19%) Network Security
6 61 (5.64%) LAN
6 61 (5.64%) WAN
7 54 (4.99%) HTTP
8 52 (4.81%) Internet
9 51 (4.71%) FTP
10 42 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
11 41 (3.79%) SMTP
12 40 (3.70%) Wireshark
13 38 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (3.51%) NX-OS
14 31 (2.87%) BGP
15 30 (2.77%) X.400
16 27 (2.50%) Wireless
17 26 (2.40%) EIGRP
18 25 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 79 (7.30%) Hadoop
3 50 (4.62%) Big Data
4 38 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (2.13%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.20%) Power BI
11 11 (1.02%) MS Access
11 11 (1.02%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.92%) MySQL
13 9 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.74%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.74%) QlikView
14 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 68 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 36 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 33 (3.05%) Rational DOORS
5 28 (2.59%) JIRA
6 22 (2.03%) Jenkins
7 18 (1.66%) Eclipse
8 17 (1.57%) Git (software)
9 16 (1.48%) JUnit
9 16 (1.48%) Subversion
10 15 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
11 14 (1.29%) Maven
11 14 (1.29%) Selenium
12 13 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (0.92%) gulp
14 10 (0.92%) Jasmine
14 10 (0.92%) JBehave
14 10 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (0.92%) NuGet
General
1 127 (11.74%) Finance
2 53 (4.90%) Manufacturing
3 52 (4.81%) Military
3 52 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 49 (4.53%) Electronics
5 42 (3.88%) Marketing
6 31 (2.87%) Multimedia
7 27 (2.50%) Aerospace
8 19 (1.76%) Games
9 9 (0.83%) Local Government
10 6 (0.55%) Law
11 4 (0.37%) Avionics
12 2 (0.18%) Advertising
12 2 (0.18%) Automotive
12 2 (0.18%) Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Legal
13 1 (0.092%) Back Office
13 1 (0.092%) German Language
13 1 (0.092%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (15.62%) Analyst
2 156 (14.42%) Developer
3 97 (8.96%) Consultant
4 88 (8.13%) Software Engineer
5 81 (7.49%) Network Engineer
6 68 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 64 (5.91%) Java Developer
8 59 (5.45%) Architect
9 55 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
10 46 (4.25%) Security Engineer
11 44 (4.07%) Java Engineer
11 44 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
12 43 (3.97%) Project Manager
13 38 (3.51%) Lead Developer
14 36 (3.33%) Support Analyst
15 33 (3.05%) Applications Developer
16 32 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
17 31 (2.87%) Support Engineer
18 29 (2.68%) C++ Software Engineer
19 28 (2.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (7.67%) .NET
2 70 (6.47%) HTML
3 46 (4.25%) XML
4 44 (4.07%) AngularJS
5 42 (3.88%) ASP.NET
6 41 (3.79%) HTML5
7 37 (3.42%) .NET Framework
7 37 (3.42%) Web Services
8 36 (3.33%) REST
9 33 (3.05%) CSS
10 23 (2.13%) Entity Framework
10 23 (2.13%) Spring
11 22 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (2.03%) Java EE
12 20 (1.85%) Software Packaging
13 19 (1.76%) J2EE
14 14 (1.29%) Flash
14 14 (1.29%) JSF
15 13 (1.20%) CSS3
16 12 (1.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 134 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 69 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 61 (5.64%) CESG
5 38 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 33 (3.05%) Cyberthreat
7 30 (2.77%) e-Learning
8 28 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 23 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
10 21 (1.94%) Driving Licence
11 17 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (1.57%) User Experience
12 16 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (1.29%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.11%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.02%) Replication
16 10 (0.92%) Cybercrime
17 9 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
17 9 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 249 (23.01%) Windows
2 206 (19.04%) Linux
3 93 (8.60%) Unix
4 83 (7.67%) Windows Server
5 64 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (3.14%) Windows 10
7 29 (2.68%) CentOS
8 25 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.57%) Android
11 16 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (1.39%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (0.83%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.37%) AIX
16 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.28%) Solaris
16 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (30.31%) ITIL
2 265 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (18.02%) Software Engineering
4 183 (16.91%) Service Management
5 149 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
6 122 (11.28%) Information Security
7 107 (9.89%) Project Management
8 104 (9.61%) ITSM
9 102 (9.43%) Test Automation
10 99 (9.15%) Service Delivery
10 99 (9.15%) TOGAF
11 98 (9.06%) UML
12 92 (8.50%) Cybersecurity
13 73 (6.75%) SIEM
14 72 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (6.56%) ITIL V3
16 69 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
17 68 (6.28%) Mentoring
17 68 (6.28%) PRINCE2
18 67 (6.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 208 (19.22%) Java
2 197 (18.21%) C
3 124 (11.46%) SQL
4 104 (9.61%) Python
5 96 (8.87%) PowerShell
6 94 (8.69%) C++
7 84 (7.76%) C#
8 77 (7.12%) JavaScript
9 30 (2.77%) Bash Shell
10 26 (2.40%) Shell Script
11 23 (2.13%) Perl
12 20 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.76%) MATLAB
13 19 (1.76%) PHP
14 15 (1.39%) Ruby
15 11 (1.02%) Korn
15 11 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.92%) VBA
17 8 (0.74%) Ada
18 7 (0.65%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 642 (59.33%) SC Cleared
2 430 (39.74%) DV Cleared
3 218 (20.15%) Degree
4 118 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 77 (7.12%) CISSP
7 73 (6.75%) CCNA
8 47 (4.34%) CCNP
9 41 (3.79%) CESG Certified Professional
10 35 (3.23%) MCSE
11 33 (3.05%) SANS
12 31 (2.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 28 (2.59%) GCIA
14 24 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
14 24 (2.22%) CREST Certified
15 22 (2.03%) GIAC
16 21 (1.94%) GCIH
16 21 (1.94%) ISEB
16 21 (1.94%) MCSA
17 18 (1.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.45%) SLA
2 56 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.40%) RMADS
4 21 (1.94%) PMO
5 19 (1.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 19 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 16 (1.48%) JSP 440
7 15 (1.39%) QA
8 14 (1.29%) COBIT
9 11 (1.02%) DO-178B
10 7 (0.65%) GPG13
11 6 (0.55%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.55%) MIL-STD-498
12 5 (0.46%) Def Stans
12 5 (0.46%) MISRA
13 4 (0.37%) ECSS
14 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
15 2 (0.18%) DO-254
System Software
1 113 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 111 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.87%) vSphere
5 29 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 25 (2.31%) Snort
7 24 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (1.48%) BitLocker
10 16 (1.48%) NFS
10 16 (1.48%) Samba
11 11 (1.02%) Firmware
12 9 (0.83%) Docker
13 7 (0.65%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.65%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.18%) KVM
15 2 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (6.28%) SCCM
2 52 (4.81%) Nagios
3 40 (3.70%) Opsview
4 39 (3.60%) Puppet
5 38 (3.51%) Cisco LMS
6 24 (2.22%) SCOM
7 18 (1.66%) SCVMM
8 17 (1.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 16 (1.48%) vCenter Server
10 14 (1.29%) Ansible
10 14 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 11 (1.02%) SCDPM
12 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (0.83%) Nessus
14 8 (0.74%) RSA enVision
15 7 (0.65%) ArcSight ESM
15 7 (0.65%) RSA Archer
15 7 (0.65%) RSA Security Analytics
15 7 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 286 (26.43%) Microsoft
2 134 (12.38%) VMware
3 99 (9.15%) Cisco
4 56 (5.18%) Oracle
5 41 (3.79%) SAP
6 37 (3.42%) McAfee
7 34 (3.14%) Citrix
7 34 (3.14%) Red Hat
8 25 (2.31%) ArcSight
9 23 (2.13%) HP
10 20 (1.85%) Dell
11 17 (1.57%) Adobe
12 12 (1.11%) IBM
13 11 (1.02%) EMC
13 11 (1.02%) SolarWinds
13 11 (1.02%) Sourcefire
14 10 (0.92%) NetApp
14 10 (0.92%) Splunk
14 10 (0.92%) Symantec
15 9 (0.83%) LogRhythm