Security Cleared Jobs in the UK excluding London

Security Clearance
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 18 17 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 6,620 5,678 5,667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 8.26% 10.28% 7.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.13% 27.11% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,889 2,284 2,505
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,500 £41,219 £38,947
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -0.94%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

Security Cleared falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20,605 20,946 25,343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.72% 37.91% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12,346 7,921 10,596
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +0.20%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the UK excluding London

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the UK excluding London

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the UK excluding London

Security Cleared
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
South East +3 2,058 £55,000 +10.00% 371
South West +3 1,980 £57,500 +2.68% 327
North of England -3 852 £55,000 -8.33% 183
Midlands -12 676 £55,000 -2.65% 161
North West -8 621 £52,500 -12.50% 121
West Midlands +7 492 £55,000 -4.35% 136
East of England +18 438 £54,000 -1.82% 75
Scotland -50 311 £58,000 +16.00% 49
Wales +1 226 £58,800 +62.96% 34
Yorkshire +10 188 £60,000 -9.77% 51
East Midlands -42 184 £42,500 -20.93% 25
Northern Ireland +9 114 £60,000 +71.43% 14
North East -33 43 £57,500 +24.32% 11
South Coast - 1 £35,000 -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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
1 276 (4.17%) ArcGIS
2 264 (3.99%) GeoServer
3 115 (1.74%) Confluence
4 108 (1.63%) WebLogic
5 101 (1.53%) Microsoft Exchange
6 95 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 77 (1.16%) Apache
8 70 (1.06%) IIS
9 50 (0.76%) Apache Spark
10 42 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
11 29 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 21 (0.32%) nginx
13 19 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (0.27%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.24%) Jupyter
15 16 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.21%) Skype for Business
17 12 (0.18%) CMS
18 10 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 271 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (2.18%) Simulink
3 141 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 74 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 71 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 40 (0.60%) Sketch
7 37 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.12%) Windchill
10 6 (0.091%) Trello
11 4 (0.060%) EPLAN
11 4 (0.060%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.060%) Siemens NX
11 4 (0.060%) Stateflow
12 3 (0.045%) Revit
12 3 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.030%) Abaqus
13 2 (0.030%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.030%) InDesign
13 2 (0.030%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 84 (1.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 72 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 51 (0.77%) Primavera
4 40 (0.60%) NEC Housing
5 39 (0.59%) Siebel CRM
6 23 (0.35%) Maximo
7 14 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.14%) Teamcenter
9 6 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (0.060%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 4 (0.060%) Q-Pulse
12 3 (0.045%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.045%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.045%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.045%) Workday HCM
13 2 (0.030%) SAP HR
13 2 (0.030%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1,277 (19.29%) Azure
2 1,085 (16.39%) AWS
3 232 (3.50%) Microsoft 365
4 123 (1.86%) SaaS
5 114 (1.72%) OpenShift
6 112 (1.69%) GCP
7 99 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
8 91 (1.37%) Serverless
9 88 (1.33%) Azure DevOps
10 74 (1.12%) Power Platform
11 73 (1.10%) Entra ID
12 72 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
13 63 (0.95%) Miro
14 60 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
15 56 (0.85%) PaaS
16 55 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
17 53 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
18 48 (0.73%) OCI
19 46 (0.69%) Azure Monitor
20 42 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 391 (5.91%) Firewall
2 251 (3.79%) DNS
3 186 (2.81%) WAN
4 162 (2.45%) TCP/IP
5 148 (2.24%) BGP
6 136 (2.05%) DHCP
7 131 (1.98%) Network Security
8 105 (1.59%) LAN
9 90 (1.36%) VPN
10 89 (1.34%) Wireless
11 76 (1.15%) SAN
12 74 (1.12%) SSL
13 73 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
14 65 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
15 63 (0.95%) MPLS
16 60 (0.91%) OSPF
17 57 (0.86%) SD-WAN
18 53 (0.80%) IPsec
19 50 (0.76%) Cisco Firepower
20 45 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
2 295 (4.46%) GIS
3 264 (3.99%) QGIS
4 148 (2.24%) SQL Server
5 123 (1.86%) Oracle Database
6 120 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 99 (1.50%) Hadoop
8 94 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 93 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 87 (1.31%) Big Data
11 58 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
12 57 (0.86%) Power BI
13 55 (0.83%) RDBMS
14 43 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 42 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
15 42 (0.63%) VLDB
16 41 (0.62%) MySQL
17 39 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
18 36 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
18 36 (0.54%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 255 (3.85%) JIRA
2 191 (2.89%) Git
3 155 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 136 (2.05%) GitLab
5 118 (1.78%) Visual Studio
6 100 (1.51%) Rational DOORS
7 72 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 59 (0.89%) Sourcetree
9 50 (0.76%) Selenium
10 40 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
11 29 (0.44%) SonarQube
12 26 (0.39%) Subversion
13 25 (0.38%) LabVIEW
14 24 (0.36%) Cucumber
15 23 (0.35%) Vagrant
16 22 (0.33%) JUnit
17 19 (0.29%) Ant
18 18 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (0.26%) MSI
19 17 (0.26%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 1,297 (19.59%) Social Skills
2 596 (9.00%) Aerospace
3 503 (7.60%) Finance
4 450 (6.80%) Public Sector
5 339 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 284 (4.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 250 (3.78%) Military
8 162 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 157 (2.37%) Games
10 142 (2.15%) Manufacturing
11 135 (2.04%) Electronics
12 127 (1.92%) Police
13 126 (1.90%) Presentation Skills
14 109 (1.65%) Organisational Skills
15 89 (1.34%) Retail
16 83 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
17 57 (0.86%) Law
18 54 (0.82%) Local Government
19 38 (0.57%) Legal
20 33 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1,125 (16.99%) Senior
2 801 (12.10%) Software Engineer
3 723 (10.92%) Architect
4 523 (7.90%) Developer
5 512 (7.73%) Lead
6 486 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
7 437 (6.60%) Analyst
8 326 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 313 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 312 (4.71%) Consultant
11 291 (4.40%) Network Engineer
12 259 (3.91%) Project Manager
13 222 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
14 201 (3.04%) DevOps Engineer
15 177 (2.67%) Administrator
16 160 (2.42%) Support Engineer
17 150 (2.27%) Senior Developer
18 139 (2.10%) Security Consultant
19 117 (1.77%) Business Analyst
20 107 (1.62%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (6.72%) React
2 412 (6.22%) .NET
3 285 (4.31%) CSS
4 267 (4.03%) Leaflet
4 267 (4.03%) OpenLayers
5 264 (3.99%) PostGIS
6 262 (3.96%) .NET Core
7 196 (2.96%) Node.js
8 142 (2.15%) AngularJS
9 123 (1.86%) Spring
10 117 (1.77%) Spring Boot
11 112 (1.69%) REST
12 99 (1.50%) HTML
13 90 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
14 70 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
15 69 (1.04%) Middleware
16 65 (0.98%) XML
17 64 (0.97%) Kafka
18 59 (0.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 56 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 291 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 214 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 213 (3.22%) Algorithms
4 193 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
5 158 (2.39%) Data Centre
6 112 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 108 (1.63%) Product Ownership
8 101 (1.53%) PKI
9 99 (1.50%) Private Cloud
10 92 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 88 (1.33%) Cloud Native
12 76 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 72 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
14 68 (1.03%) Operational Technology
15 65 (0.98%) Virtual Reality
16 54 (0.82%) Cyber Threat
17 51 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
18 49 (0.74%) Clustering
19 46 (0.69%) Distributed Systems
20 44 (0.66%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1,066 (16.10%) Linux
2 914 (13.81%) Windows
3 310 (4.68%) Windows Server
4 201 (3.04%) Unix
5 177 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 161 (2.43%) Windows 10
7 137 (2.07%) Windows Server 2016
8 131 (1.98%) CentOS
9 129 (1.95%) Windows Server 2019
10 98 (1.48%) Ubuntu
11 95 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 80 (1.21%) Solaris
13 76 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
14 57 (0.86%) Windows 7
15 47 (0.71%) Android
16 34 (0.51%) Debian
17 16 (0.24%) AIX
18 13 (0.20%) VMS
19 12 (0.18%) Kali Linux
19 12 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,905 (28.78%) Agile
2 1,370 (20.69%) Actionable Insight
3 1,198 (18.10%) Software Engineering
4 1,111 (16.78%) DevOps
5 996 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
6 691 (10.44%) Cybersecurity
7 602 (9.09%) Project Management
8 494 (7.46%) ITIL
9 489 (7.39%) Collaborative Working
10 487 (7.36%) Scrum
11 473 (7.15%) Mentoring
12 421 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 416 (6.28%) Systems Engineering
14 378 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 332 (5.02%) CI/CD
16 296 (4.47%) Validation
17 291 (4.40%) Computer Science
18 286 (4.32%) Web Development
19 278 (4.20%) Artificial Intelligence
19 278 (4.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1,145 (17.30%) Python
2 657 (9.92%) Java
3 648 (9.79%) JavaScript
4 493 (7.45%) C#
5 458 (6.92%) SQL
6 400 (6.04%) PowerShell
7 329 (4.97%) C++
8 294 (4.44%) C
9 260 (3.93%) Bash
10 153 (2.31%) MATLAB
11 129 (1.95%) TypeScript
12 82 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 61 (0.92%) Fortran
14 60 (0.91%) Rust
15 58 (0.88%) Embedded C
16 50 (0.76%) PL/SQL
17 44 (0.66%) Ada
18 42 (0.63%) Kotlin
19 40 (0.60%) VB
20 27 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 3,805 (57.48%) SC Cleared
2 1,480 (22.36%) DV Cleared
3 1,141 (17.24%) Degree
4 537 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 191 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 155 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 127 (1.92%) CCNP
8 119 (1.80%) CCNA
9 96 (1.45%) CISSP
10 95 (1.44%) AWS Certification
11 88 (1.33%) Azure Certification
12 86 (1.30%) CISM
13 78 (1.18%) DBS Check
14 74 (1.12%) Master's Degree
15 72 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
15 72 (1.09%) PhD
16 62 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
17 61 (0.92%) CRISC
18 49 (0.74%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
18 49 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (3.38%) SLA
2 171 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 157 (2.37%) Accessibility
4 133 (2.01%) QA
5 102 (1.54%) NIST
6 99 (1.50%) NCSC
7 62 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
8 51 (0.77%) WCAG
9 48 (0.73%) NIST 800
10 47 (0.71%) PCI DSS
11 43 (0.65%) GDPR
12 41 (0.62%) ISO 9001
13 38 (0.57%) Def Stans
14 34 (0.51%) GRC
15 33 (0.50%) PMO
16 32 (0.48%) JSP 440
17 30 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 29 (0.44%) COBIT
19 27 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17025
20 25 (0.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 438 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 322 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 306 (4.62%) Docker
4 168 (2.54%) Hyper-V
5 107 (1.62%) Firmware
6 87 (1.31%) vSphere
7 79 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 57 (0.86%) VMware NSX
9 52 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
10 48 (0.73%) KVM
11 42 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
12 27 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
13 25 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
14 17 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (0.24%) pfSense
16 15 (0.23%) Embedded Firmware
17 11 (0.17%) NFS
18 9 (0.14%) XenDesktop
19 5 (0.076%) SRDF
19 5 (0.076%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 425 (6.42%) Ansible
2 385 (5.82%) Kubernetes
3 271 (4.09%) Terraform
4 218 (3.29%) SCCM
5 132 (1.99%) Puppet
6 94 (1.42%) SCOM
6 94 (1.42%) WSUS
7 85 (1.28%) vCenter Server
8 76 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 49 (0.74%) Grafana
10 42 (0.63%) Data Guard
10 42 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
11 39 (0.59%) FortiGate
12 37 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
13 31 (0.47%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 31 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
13 31 (0.47%) NetBackup
14 29 (0.44%) OpenView
14 29 (0.44%) Prometheus
15 27 (0.41%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1,065 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 481 (7.27%) VMware
3 424 (6.40%) Cisco
4 355 (5.36%) Oracle
5 272 (4.11%) ESRI
6 270 (4.08%) Juniper
7 195 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 114 (1.72%) ServiceNow
9 99 (1.50%) Remedy
10 88 (1.33%) HP
11 84 (1.27%) IBM
11 84 (1.27%) Sparx
12 79 (1.19%) Dell
13 69 (1.04%) Fortinet
14 63 (0.95%) Google
15 61 (0.92%) Xilinx
16 59 (0.89%) McAfee
17 58 (0.88%) NEC
18 54 (0.82%) Palo Alto
18 54 (0.82%) Veeam