Period
to 22 October 2017

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 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 430 353 491
Rank change year-on-year -77 +138 -2
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1212 1726 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.91% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.87% 3.45% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1149 784
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,725 £27,700 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 42181 49999 59880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.20% 26.36% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32384 40149 47790
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in the UK

DV Cleared
Top 15 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 6 months to 22 October 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
England -87 1174 £45,000 -10.00% 31
UK excluding London -36 942 £45,000 -5.26% 16
South West -30 449 £45,000 - 4
South East -11 301 £42,500 -22.73% 10
London -115 235 £54,500 -9.17% 16
East of England +20 78 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North of England +12 61 £39,250 -12.78%
North West -5 53 £40,000 -20.00%
Midlands +33 50 £57,000 +11.22%
West Midlands +29 49 £55,000 -
North East +19 7 £28,000 -37.78%
Scotland -15 6 £44,705 +27.73% 1
Wales +15 2 - -
East Midlands +34 1 £67,500 +80.00%
Yorkshire +11 1 £60,000 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1212 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 564 (46.53%) SC Cleared
3 449 (37.05%) C
4 363 (29.95%) Windows
5 339 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
6 288 (23.76%) ITIL
7 272 (22.44%) Linux
8 251 (20.71%) Degree
9 230 (18.98%) Microsoft
10 219 (18.07%) Java
11 208 (17.16%) VMware
12 202 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 201 (16.58%) Cybersecurity
14 177 (14.60%) Software Engineering
15 172 (14.19%) Python
16 171 (14.11%) Firewall
17 167 (13.78%) Service Management
18 165 (13.61%) Active Directory
19 159 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
20 154 (12.71%) Cisco Certification
21 132 (10.89%) Cisco
22 129 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
23 125 (10.31%) Unix
24 124 (10.23%) TCP/IP
25 121 (9.98%) Management Information System
26 116 (9.57%) Information Security
27 112 (9.24%) Big Data
28 111 (9.16%) LAN
28 111 (9.16%) C++
28 111 (9.16%) SQL

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 61 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 60 (4.95%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.23%) Confluence
4 25 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.65%) JBoss
6 19 (1.57%) Apache
7 17 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.16%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.07%) Apache Solr
9 13 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.91%) IIS
12 7 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.50%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.33%) SAS
16 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 129 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.33%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) assyst
1 7 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.083%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.083%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.90%) Office 365
2 17 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.74%) SaaS
6 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.083%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.083%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (14.11%) Firewall
2 124 (10.23%) TCP/IP
3 111 (9.16%) LAN
4 107 (8.83%) WAN
5 95 (7.84%) DHCP
5 95 (7.84%) DNS
6 88 (7.26%) Network Security
7 58 (4.79%) Wireless
8 56 (4.62%) BGP
9 55 (4.54%) Internet
10 50 (4.13%) HTTP
11 48 (3.96%) FTP
11 48 (3.96%) SMTP
12 45 (3.71%) VPN
13 40 (3.30%) Wireshark
14 37 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (3.05%) NX-OS
14 37 (3.05%) SSL
15 36 (2.97%) X.400
16 35 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (9.24%) Big Data
2 89 (7.34%) Hadoop
3 65 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 37 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 35 (2.89%) Apache Hive
6 32 (2.64%) MongoDB
7 19 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 19 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.49%) MySQL
9 17 (1.40%) Sqoop
10 16 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.83%) Impala
12 10 (0.83%) OrientDB
13 9 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
15 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.41%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 62 (5.12%) JIRA
2 61 (5.03%) Selenium
3 38 (3.14%) Git (software)
4 37 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 36 (2.97%) LoadRunner
6 34 (2.81%) JUnit
7 31 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 30 (2.48%) Jenkins
9 29 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (1.57%) JMeter
11 14 (1.16%) HP UFT
12 12 (0.99%) EasyMock
12 12 (0.99%) JBehave
13 11 (0.91%) Redmine
14 10 (0.83%) Bitbucket
14 10 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
14 10 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
14 10 (0.83%) Subversion
15 8 (0.66%) Axure RP
15 8 (0.66%) TestNG
General
1 104 (8.58%) Telecoms
2 99 (8.17%) Finance
3 38 (3.14%) Military
4 29 (2.39%) Marketing
5 27 (2.23%) Aerospace
5 27 (2.23%) Electronics
6 15 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 12 (0.99%) Local Government
8 11 (0.91%) Law
9 7 (0.58%) Automotive
10 5 (0.41%) Back Office
11 4 (0.33%) Games
11 4 (0.33%) Legal
12 2 (0.17%) Romanian Language
13 1 (0.083%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 219 (18.07%) Analyst
2 131 (10.81%) Architect
3 119 (9.82%) Network Engineer
4 107 (8.83%) Consultant
5 82 (6.77%) Software Engineer
6 79 (6.52%) Administrator
7 59 (4.87%) Developer
8 57 (4.70%) Security Analyst
8 57 (4.70%) Service Analyst
9 51 (4.21%) Security Engineer
10 49 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 44 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
12 42 (3.47%) Java Engineer
13 40 (3.30%) Tester
14 39 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
15 37 (3.05%) Test Engineer
16 35 (2.89%) Java Software Engineer
17 34 (2.81%) Network Architect
18 33 (2.72%) Change Consultant
18 33 (2.72%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.46%) .NET
2 47 (3.88%) Spring
3 41 (3.38%) Java EE
4 36 (2.97%) HTML
5 33 (2.72%) Web Services
6 28 (2.31%) CSS
7 27 (2.23%) HTML5
8 25 (2.06%) J2EE
9 22 (1.82%) CSS3
10 21 (1.73%) Hibernate
11 19 (1.57%) REST
12 18 (1.49%) JSF
13 16 (1.32%) jQuery
14 15 (1.24%) 802.1X
15 14 (1.16%) AngularJS
15 14 (1.16%) JSON
16 13 (1.07%) Spring MVC
17 12 (0.99%) .NET Framework
17 12 (0.99%) EJB
18 11 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 202 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (9.98%) Management Information System
3 76 (6.27%) CESG
4 52 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 48 (3.96%) Data Centre
6 45 (3.71%) Cyberthreat
7 37 (3.05%) User Experience
8 27 (2.23%) Security Operations Centre
9 26 (2.15%) Driving Licence
10 25 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 23 (1.90%) Cybercrime
12 21 (1.73%) Smartphone
13 20 (1.65%) Cyber Defence
13 20 (1.65%) PKI
14 13 (1.07%) Cyber Attack
15 12 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
16 11 (0.91%) Wiki
17 10 (0.83%) Derivative
17 10 (0.83%) Replication
18 9 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 363 (29.95%) Windows
2 272 (22.44%) Linux
3 125 (10.31%) Unix
4 80 (6.60%) Windows Server
5 49 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (3.30%) Windows 7
8 32 (2.64%) VxWorks
9 29 (2.39%) Windows 10
10 27 (2.23%) CentOS
11 23 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (1.73%) Android
13 20 (1.65%) Windows XP
14 15 (1.24%) Solaris
15 10 (0.83%) AIX
15 10 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
19 1 (0.083%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (23.76%) ITIL
3 201 (16.58%) Cybersecurity
4 177 (14.60%) Software Engineering
5 167 (13.78%) Service Management
6 116 (9.57%) Information Security
7 105 (8.66%) Project Management
8 103 (8.50%) DevOps
9 102 (8.42%) Service Delivery
10 99 (8.17%) Analytics
11 93 (7.67%) Change Management
12 85 (7.01%) Mentoring
12 85 (7.01%) Security Architecture
13 84 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
13 84 (6.93%) Test Automation
14 83 (6.85%) Business Development
14 83 (6.85%) Incident Management
15 82 (6.77%) TOGAF
16 81 (6.68%) ITSM
17 78 (6.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 449 (37.05%) C
2 219 (18.07%) Java
3 172 (14.19%) Python
4 111 (9.16%) C++
4 111 (9.16%) SQL
5 78 (6.44%) C#
6 76 (6.27%) Bash Shell
7 69 (5.69%) PowerShell
8 68 (5.61%) JavaScript
9 33 (2.72%) Ruby
9 33 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 30 (2.48%) Perl
10 30 (2.48%) Scala
11 27 (2.23%) PL/SQL
12 21 (1.73%) Korn
13 14 (1.16%) R
13 14 (1.16%) VB
14 13 (1.07%) MATLAB
14 13 (1.07%) PHP
15 12 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1212 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 564 (46.53%) SC Cleared
3 251 (20.71%) Degree
4 154 (12.71%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (7.76%) CISSP
6 81 (6.68%) CCNA
7 73 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 67 (5.53%) CCNP
9 58 (4.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 47 (3.88%) ISTQB
11 45 (3.71%) SANS
12 42 (3.47%) CompTIA Security+
12 42 (3.47%) Security+ Certification
13 40 (3.30%) CESG Certified Professional
14 38 (3.14%) MCSE
15 37 (3.05%) CREST Certified
16 36 (2.97%) MCP
17 35 (2.89%) GIAC
18 34 (2.81%) GCIH
19 32 (2.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.85%) SLA
2 44 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 20 (1.65%) RMADS
5 17 (1.40%) COBIT
6 15 (1.24%) PMO
7 14 (1.16%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.58%) MISRA
9 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
10 4 (0.33%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.25%) QA
12 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.083%) GDPR
13 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 165 (13.61%) Active Directory
2 159 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 65 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
5 42 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (2.89%) vSphere
7 25 (2.06%) Firmware
7 25 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
8 22 (1.82%) VMware NSX
9 21 (1.73%) Snort
10 19 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
11 17 (1.40%) Apache Flume
12 16 (1.32%) NFS
13 15 (1.24%) Samba
14 9 (0.74%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.41%) KVM
15 5 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.41%) XenApp
16 4 (0.33%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (4.04%) Nagios
2 37 (3.05%) Cisco LMS
2 37 (3.05%) Opsview
3 36 (2.97%) Puppet
3 36 (2.97%) SCCM
4 30 (2.48%) vCenter Server
5 27 (2.23%) Ansible
6 26 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (1.49%) SCOM
8 12 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 12 (0.99%) SCDPM
9 11 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
9 11 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 11 (0.91%) SCVMM
10 10 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 10 (0.83%) WSUS
11 9 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.66%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 230 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 208 (17.16%) VMware
3 132 (10.89%) Cisco
4 81 (6.68%) HP
5 79 (6.52%) Oracle
6 41 (3.38%) Red Hat
7 40 (3.30%) Juniper
8 34 (2.81%) Atlassian
9 30 (2.48%) Citrix
10 26 (2.15%) Sun
11 25 (2.06%) McAfee
12 23 (1.90%) EMC
13 20 (1.65%) ArcSight
13 20 (1.65%) Splunk
14 19 (1.57%) Cloudera
14 19 (1.57%) Dell
15 17 (1.40%) NetApp
15 17 (1.40%) Remedy
16 16 (1.32%) SolarWinds
17 15 (1.24%) Brocade