The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 436 416
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20  
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 566 694 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 2.45% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 387 443 512
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,875 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

DV 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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21340 28363 30549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.70% 27.30% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16792 22827 23905
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the UK

DV Cleared
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DV Cleared in the UK

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in the UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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
England +14 548 £50,000 -6.54% 98
South West +6 228 £45,000 -10.00% 29
Gloucestershire -3 141 £50,000 - 17
London -4 137 £57,500 -4.16% 31
South East +22 110 £50,000 +5.26% 29
Oxfordshire +40 53 £50,000 -25.92% 6
Wiltshire +54 46 £45,000 +16.12% 6
Bristol +18 38 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire -18 34 £52,500 +55.55% 10
Banbury - 34 £50,000 - 5
Gloucester +3 30 £41,250 -17.50% 11
North West +2 30 £37,500 -36.17% 5
Manchester +1 30 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Cheltenham -7 29 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Salisbury - 25 £50,000 -
City of London +58 24 £35,000 -44.00% 16
East of England -16 17 £51,125 +16.19% 2
Berkshire +14 15 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Norfolk - 15 £51,125 -
Reading +27 10 £42,500 -2.85% 6
West Midlands +19 10 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Basingstoke -3 10 £47,500 -9.52% 3
King's Lynn - 10 £47,250 -
Yorkshire - 9 £32,500 -
Corsham +8 8 £42,500 -2.85% 2
North Yorkshire - 8 £32,500 -
Malvern +8 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 - - 1
Milton Keynes +1 5 - - 1
Worcestershire 0 5 £50,000 +17.64%

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 1186 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 467 (39.38%) SC Cleared
3 413 (34.82%) C
4 351 (29.60%) Java
5 330 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
6 323 (27.23%) Windows
7 320 (26.98%) Cybersecurity
8 317 (26.73%) Linux
9 268 (22.60%) ITIL
10 263 (22.18%) Software Engineering
11 243 (20.49%) C++
12 239 (20.15%) Degree
13 221 (18.63%) Python
14 162 (13.66%) C#
14 162 (13.66%) Microsoft
15 147 (12.39%) VMware
16 145 (12.23%) Information Security
17 139 (11.72%) Unix
18 138 (11.64%) Oracle
19 134 (11.30%) Infrastructure Management
20 133 (11.21%) SQL
20 133 (11.21%) Cisco
21 131 (11.05%) TCP/IP
22 130 (10.96%) Big Data
23 129 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
23 129 (10.88%) Firewall
24 123 (10.37%) JavaScript
25 117 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
26 110 (9.27%) Finance
27 109 (9.19%) Cisco Certification

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 52 (4.38%) WebLogic
2 48 (4.05%) Apache Pig
3 42 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 41 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (3.37%) Apache Spark
6 34 (2.87%) Confluence
7 30 (2.53%) JBoss
8 22 (1.85%) MS Exchange
9 16 (1.35%) Apache
10 15 (1.26%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.59%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.59%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.42%) Documentum
14 5 (0.42%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.25%) IIS
15 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
5 12 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.084%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.084%) Simulink
8 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Maximo
1 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.084%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 8 (0.67%) GitHub
3 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.084%) IaaS
6 1 (0.084%) Office 365
6 1 (0.084%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 131 (11.05%) TCP/IP
2 129 (10.88%) Firewall
3 78 (6.58%) LAN
4 69 (5.82%) WAN
5 65 (5.48%) DHCP
5 65 (5.48%) DNS
6 64 (5.40%) Internet
7 57 (4.81%) Network Security
8 39 (3.29%) SMTP
9 38 (3.20%) HTTP
9 38 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 35 (2.95%) Wireshark
11 34 (2.87%) VPN
12 33 (2.78%) Wireless
13 31 (2.61%) Junos
14 29 (2.45%) FTP
14 29 (2.45%) SSL
15 27 (2.28%) OSPF
16 26 (2.19%) BGP
16 26 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (10.96%) Big Data
2 87 (7.34%) Hadoop
3 71 (5.99%) MongoDB
4 68 (5.73%) MySQL
5 52 (4.38%) Apache Hive
6 44 (3.71%) SQL Server
7 43 (3.63%) Oracle Database
8 34 (2.87%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 27 (2.28%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
12 14 (1.18%) Data Mining
13 12 (1.01%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.84%) GIS
14 10 (0.84%) OrientDB
15 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 100 (8.43%) Selenium
2 76 (6.41%) Cucumber
3 71 (5.99%) JIRA
4 60 (5.06%) LoadRunner
5 40 (3.37%) JMeter
6 37 (3.12%) JUnit
7 27 (2.28%) Jenkins
8 23 (1.94%) TestNG
9 22 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (1.69%) Git (software)
10 20 (1.69%) PeopleTools
11 16 (1.35%) Bitbucket
12 13 (1.10%) Axure RP
13 12 (1.01%) EasyMock
14 11 (0.93%) Metasploit
15 9 (0.76%) IDA Disassembler
16 8 (0.67%) Maven
16 8 (0.67%) MSI
17 6 (0.51%) Eclipse
17 6 (0.51%) HP UFT
General
1 110 (9.27%) Finance
2 93 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 52 (4.38%) Military
4 30 (2.53%) Games
4 30 (2.53%) Legal
5 20 (1.69%) Banking
6 19 (1.60%) Marketing
7 18 (1.52%) Local Government
8 17 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.35%) Retail
10 14 (1.18%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.84%) Electronics
12 7 (0.59%) Back Office
13 1 (0.084%) Automotive
13 1 (0.084%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.084%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (14.25%) Analyst
2 140 (11.80%) Consultant
3 112 (9.44%) Software Engineer
4 100 (8.43%) Developer
4 100 (8.43%) Network Engineer
5 93 (7.84%) Architect
6 77 (6.49%) Test Engineer
7 59 (4.97%) Java Engineer
8 56 (4.72%) Java Software Engineer
8 56 (4.72%) Software Developer
9 52 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
10 49 (4.13%) Java Developer
11 46 (3.88%) SOC Analyst
12 45 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
13 43 (3.63%) Administrator
13 43 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 40 (3.37%) Support Engineer
15 38 (3.20%) DBA
16 37 (3.12%) Test Analyst
17 36 (3.04%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (5.73%) HTML
1 68 (5.73%) J2EE
2 64 (5.40%) Spring
3 60 (5.06%) Java EE
4 57 (4.81%) Hibernate
5 47 (3.96%) CSS
6 45 (3.79%) XML
7 40 (3.37%) EJB
7 40 (3.37%) Web Services
8 34 (2.87%) HTML5
9 30 (2.53%) .NET
10 28 (2.36%) Node.js
11 27 (2.28%) CSS3
11 27 (2.28%) jQuery
12 26 (2.19%) JSF
13 25 (2.11%) AngularJS
13 25 (2.11%) Apache Camel
13 25 (2.11%) Middleware
14 20 (1.69%) SOAP
15 18 (1.52%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (8.52%) Management Information System
3 78 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 64 (5.40%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.20%) Cybercrime
6 34 (2.87%) CESG
7 30 (2.53%) Cyber Attack
8 29 (2.45%) Cyber Defence
9 26 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
10 25 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
10 25 (2.11%) PKI
11 24 (2.02%) User Experience
12 23 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 23 (1.94%) Smartphone
13 17 (1.43%) Social Media
14 14 (1.18%) Algorithms
15 13 (1.10%) Wiki
16 10 (0.84%) e-Health
16 10 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
17 8 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 323 (27.23%) Windows
2 317 (26.73%) Linux
3 139 (11.72%) Unix
4 75 (6.32%) Windows Server
5 68 (5.73%) Android
6 63 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (3.20%) VxWorks
9 31 (2.61%) Apple iOS
9 31 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (2.28%) Solaris
11 24 (2.02%) CentOS
11 24 (2.02%) Windows 7
12 22 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.35%) AIX
14 14 (1.18%) Windows 10
15 12 (1.01%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.59%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.51%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (26.98%) Cybersecurity
3 268 (22.60%) ITIL
4 263 (22.18%) Software Engineering
5 145 (12.23%) Information Security
6 134 (11.30%) Infrastructure Management
7 108 (9.11%) Service Management
8 101 (8.52%) DevOps
8 101 (8.52%) Project Management
9 97 (8.18%) Mentoring
10 95 (8.01%) Scrum
11 86 (7.25%) Penetration Testing
12 82 (6.91%) Business Development
13 79 (6.66%) Time Management
14 77 (6.49%) Incident Management
14 77 (6.49%) Service Delivery
15 76 (6.41%) Reverse Engineering
16 73 (6.16%) SIEM
16 73 (6.16%) Test Strategy
17 72 (6.07%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 413 (34.82%) C
2 351 (29.60%) Java
3 243 (20.49%) C++
4 221 (18.63%) Python
5 162 (13.66%) C#
6 133 (11.21%) SQL
7 123 (10.37%) JavaScript
8 78 (6.58%) Ruby
9 66 (5.56%) Perl
10 51 (4.30%) PowerShell
11 43 (3.63%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.02%) VB
14 23 (1.94%) Objective-C
15 20 (1.69%) SQR
16 16 (1.35%) Groovy
16 16 (1.35%) PHP
17 13 (1.10%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.01%) Scala
19 10 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1186 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 467 (39.38%) SC Cleared
3 239 (20.15%) Degree
4 109 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
5 95 (8.01%) CISSP
6 82 (6.91%) ISTQB
7 76 (6.41%) CCNA
8 75 (6.32%) ISEB
9 72 (6.07%) GIAC
10 63 (5.31%) SANS
11 46 (3.88%) CCNP
11 46 (3.88%) CEH
12 37 (3.12%) CISM
13 35 (2.95%) CREST Certified
14 32 (2.70%) GCIH
15 30 (2.53%) GCIA
16 28 (2.36%) JNCIS
17 25 (2.11%) JNCIA
18 23 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.00%) SLA
2 47 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 18 (1.52%) COBIT
5 14 (1.18%) QA
6 13 (1.10%) JSP 440
6 13 (1.10%) RMADS
7 9 (0.76%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.67%) MISRA
9 7 (0.59%) GPG13
9 7 (0.59%) JTAG
10 6 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.17%) PMO
13 1 (0.084%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.084%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.084%) GDPR
13 1 (0.084%) MISRA C
System Software
1 129 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (7.93%) Active Directory
3 70 (5.90%) Hyper-V
4 54 (4.55%) Snort
5 26 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (1.60%) vSphere
8 18 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.93%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.59%) Docker
13 7 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.59%) KVM
13 7 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.59%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.59%) XenApp
14 6 (0.51%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
1 36 (3.04%) SCCM
2 29 (2.45%) NetBackup
3 28 (2.36%) Nmap
4 25 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 22 (1.85%) Puppet
6 20 (1.69%) Data Guard
6 20 (1.69%) Endace
7 19 (1.60%) Ansible
8 18 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 13 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (1.01%) Juniper STRM
10 12 (1.01%) WSUS
11 10 (0.84%) Nessus
12 9 (0.76%) EMC Navisphere
12 9 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (0.76%) vCenter Server
13 8 (0.67%) RSA enVision
13 8 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.59%) MOM
Vendors
1 162 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 147 (12.39%) VMware
3 138 (11.64%) Oracle
4 133 (11.21%) Cisco
5 84 (7.08%) Juniper
6 83 (7.00%) HP
7 40 (3.37%) LogRhythm
7 40 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 37 (3.12%) ArcSight
9 22 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
11 18 (1.52%) FireEye
12 17 (1.43%) EMC
12 17 (1.43%) Fujitsu
12 17 (1.43%) Intel Security
13 15 (1.26%) F5
14 13 (1.10%) ServiceNow
14 13 (1.10%) Splunk
15 12 (1.01%) Palo Alto
16 11 (0.93%) Riverbed
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 base (plus package)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 base (plus package)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 base (plus package)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 base (plus package)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 base (plus package)
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Home Office
Salary: £100,000 per annum - circa £100K plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £45,000 and package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000+ Private Medical, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 58000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago