Period
to 19 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 56 84
Rank change year-on-year +21 +28 -28
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 224 214 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.36% 4.69% 3.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.68% 16.34% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 215 141 160
Surrey median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -3.06%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,083 1,310 1,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 30.74% 28.70% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 866 994 1,321
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £74,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Surrey

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Surrey

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Surrey

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 January 2020. 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
Guildford +4 74 £50,000 - 5
Leatherhead +4 22 £51,000 +2.00% 4
Redhill +14 14 £34,500 - 2
Egham +18 12 £25,000 -
Camberley +16 7 £60,000 +90.48% 8
Woking -22 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Chertsey - 4 £65,000 - 2
Windlesham - 4 £24,380 -
Horley - 4 £65,000 -
Godalming - 2 £75,000 -
Epsom -6 1 £60,000 +54.84% 2
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT jobs citing Security 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 113 (50.45%) SC Cleared
2 79 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (32.59%) Cybersecurity
4 58 (25.89%) Self-Motivation
4 58 (25.89%) Information Security
5 57 (25.45%) Degree
6 49 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (21.43%) Public Sector
8 43 (19.20%) Firewall
9 38 (16.96%) C++
9 38 (16.96%) ITIL
9 38 (16.96%) Security Architecture
10 37 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (16.52%) Windows
10 37 (16.52%) Cisco
11 36 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 34 (15.18%) Linux
13 32 (14.29%) TOGAF
13 32 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 32 (14.29%) SIEM
13 32 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (13.84%) Enterprise Architecture
15 28 (12.50%) Computer Science
16 27 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (11.61%) Management Information System
17 26 (11.61%) Business Analysis
17 26 (11.61%) DevOps
18 25 (11.16%) Legal
18 25 (11.16%) Service Delivery
18 25 (11.16%) CISSP

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 16 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.57%) Confluence
5 7 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.68%) IIS
7 3 (1.34%) Apache
8 2 (0.89%) JBoss
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.59%) Office 365
2 5 (2.23%) AWS
2 5 (2.23%) Azure
3 1 (0.45%) GCP
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.20%) Firewall
2 22 (9.82%) Wireless
3 18 (8.04%) DHCP
3 18 (8.04%) DNS
3 18 (8.04%) Network Security
4 16 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 15 (6.70%) VPN
6 14 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
7 13 (5.80%) Skype
8 12 (5.36%) Broadband
9 11 (4.91%) WAN
10 6 (2.68%) RTP
11 5 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (2.23%) Internet
12 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.79%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.79%) MPLS
13 3 (1.34%) BGP
13 3 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.68%) Big Data
3 3 (1.34%) MySQL
4 2 (0.89%) VoltDB
5 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) GIS
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) JIRA
2 9 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.79%) Maven
5 2 (0.89%) Gradle
5 2 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.89%) Subversion
5 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 48 (21.43%) Public Sector
2 25 (11.16%) Legal
3 12 (5.36%) Electronics
4 7 (3.13%) Military
5 6 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.23%) Finance
7 4 (1.79%) Law
7 4 (1.79%) Police
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (21.43%) Consultant
2 34 (15.18%) Security Consultant
3 31 (13.84%) Developer
4 27 (12.05%) Architect
5 20 (8.93%) Analyst
5 20 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 15 (6.70%) Administrator
7 15 (6.70%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (6.25%) Security Analyst
9 13 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 13 (5.80%) Desktop Support
10 12 (5.36%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 12 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Electronics Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Information Security Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Security Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.04%) .NET
2 10 (4.46%) HTML
3 9 (4.02%) CSS
4 8 (3.57%) HTML5
5 7 (3.13%) React
6 6 (2.68%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.23%) Spring
8 4 (1.79%) Web Services
9 3 (1.34%) XML
10 2 (0.89%) Apache NiFi
10 2 (0.89%) Guava
10 2 (0.89%) J2EE
10 2 (0.89%) Java EE
10 2 (0.89%) JDBC
10 2 (0.89%) JSON
10 2 (0.89%) LAMP
10 2 (0.89%) REST
10 2 (0.89%) STL
11 1 (0.45%) Redux
11 1 (0.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.89%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.61%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (6.70%) PKI
6 12 (5.36%) Smartphone
6 12 (5.36%) VHDL
7 9 (4.02%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.57%) User Experience
9 6 (2.68%) Clustering
10 4 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.34%) Wiki
12 2 (0.89%) DataPower
12 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.52%) Windows
2 34 (15.18%) Linux
3 18 (8.04%) Windows Server
4 17 (7.59%) Windows 10
5 14 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 14 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.36%) Apple iOS
6 12 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.02%) Unix
8 2 (0.89%) CentOS
8 2 (0.89%) Fedora
8 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (32.59%) Cybersecurity
3 58 (25.89%) Information Security
4 38 (16.96%) ITIL
4 38 (16.96%) Security Architecture
5 37 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (14.29%) SIEM
6 32 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 32 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 31 (13.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 28 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 26 (11.61%) Business Analysis
9 26 (11.61%) DevOps
10 25 (11.16%) Service Delivery
11 23 (10.27%) Security Testing
12 21 (9.38%) Project Management
12 21 (9.38%) Software Engineering
13 20 (8.93%) Service Management
14 19 (8.48%) PRINCE2
14 19 (8.48%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.96%) C++
2 18 (8.04%) Java
3 17 (7.59%) PowerShell
4 14 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.80%) C#
5 13 (5.80%) SQL
6 12 (5.36%) C
6 12 (5.36%) Embedded C++
6 12 (5.36%) Python
7 11 (4.91%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.02%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.13%) VB
10 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.34%) Java 8
11 2 (0.89%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) Ruby
12 1 (0.45%) Scala
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
12 1 (0.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 113 (50.45%) SC Cleared
2 57 (25.45%) Degree
3 27 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (11.16%) CISSP
5 24 (10.71%) DV Cleared
6 20 (8.93%) CCNP
7 17 (7.59%) CISM
8 16 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (5.80%) CCNA
10 12 (5.36%) A+ Certification
10 12 (5.36%) CCIE
10 12 (5.36%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (5.36%) CREST Certified
11 11 (4.91%) Master's Degree
12 8 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (3.13%) CISA
14 5 (2.23%) JNCIA
15 4 (1.79%) CISMP
15 4 (1.79%) IISP
15 4 (1.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (8.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 14 (6.25%) SLA
4 13 (5.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (4.02%) GDPR
6 8 (3.57%) NIST
7 7 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (2.68%) NCSC
8 6 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.89%) RMADS
10 1 (0.45%) BS7666
System Software
1 20 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.89%) Docker
3 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (1.79%) vCenter Server
2 4 (1.79%) vRealize
3 2 (0.89%) Ansible
3 2 (0.89%) Avamar
3 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.89%) Puppet
3 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (16.52%) Cisco
2 36 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.25%) Juniper
3 14 (6.25%) Oracle
4 12 (5.36%) Apple
5 6 (2.68%) HP
6 5 (2.23%) Dell
6 5 (2.23%) F5
6 5 (2.23%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.23%) VMware
7 2 (0.89%) McAfee
7 2 (0.89%) Polycom
7 2 (0.89%) Sophos
7 2 (0.89%) Symantec
7 2 (0.89%) Veritas
7 2 (0.89%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.45%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) Workday