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

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 391 427
Rank change year-on-year +8 +36  
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 676 732 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.75% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.07% 2.83% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 462 422 451
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  

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 21989 25899 30478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.59% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17158 20956 24185
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 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 June 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 +3 667 £50,000 -9.09% 68
South West +1 244 £47,500 - 21
South East +44 198 £45,000 -10.00% 25
London +8 184 £55,000 -21.42% 14
Gloucestershire +3 136 £47,500 - 9
Oxfordshire +27 70 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Hampshire -12 59 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Wiltshire +43 53 £45,000 +80.00% 7
Berkshire +16 46 £42,500 -26.08% 10
Banbury +7 44 £50,000 +48.14% 2
Bristol -8 44 £67,500 +22.72% 3
Salisbury - 36 £45,000 -
Reading +31 33 £40,000 -30.43% 6
City of London +39 28 £35,000 -49.09% 4
Gloucester +5 27 £42,500 - 7
Basingstoke +12 24 £45,500 - 3
Cheltenham -7 24 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey +36 16 £45,000 -21.73% 1
West Midlands +12 12 £50,000 -23.07% 2
North West -29 12 £37,500 -46.42% 2
East of England -30 12 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Manchester - 12 £37,500 - 2
Worcestershire +9 11 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Malvern +5 11 £46,250 +8.82%
Portsmouth -3 9 £42,000 +40.00% 1
Corsham +3 8 £41,000 +64.00% 3
Stevenage +18 7 - - 1
Hertfordshire -33 7 - - 1
Winchester - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £60,000 +41.17% 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1223 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 492 (40.23%) SC Cleared
3 447 (36.55%) C
4 338 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
5 331 (27.06%) Linux
6 324 (26.49%) Windows
7 323 (26.41%) Java
8 315 (25.76%) Cybersecurity
9 252 (20.61%) Degree
10 236 (19.30%) Software Engineering
11 218 (17.83%) ITIL
12 208 (17.01%) C++
13 205 (16.76%) Python
14 170 (13.90%) Unix
15 162 (13.25%) VMware
16 147 (12.02%) Firewall
17 138 (11.28%) TCP/IP
18 135 (11.04%) Telecoms
18 135 (11.04%) Big Data
19 134 (10.96%) SQL
20 133 (10.87%) C#
20 133 (10.87%) Microsoft
21 132 (10.79%) Information Security
21 132 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
22 120 (9.81%) Mentoring
23 119 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
24 116 (9.48%) Cisco
24 116 (9.48%) Finance
25 113 (9.24%) Project Management
25 113 (9.24%) Business Development

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 40 (3.27%) Apache Spark
2 39 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 29 (2.37%) JBoss
5 26 (2.13%) Confluence
6 25 (2.04%) Apache Pig
7 24 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (1.64%) Apache
9 16 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.90%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.74%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.74%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.49%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.33%) IIS
16 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 54 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.31%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 7 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.57%) GitHub
4 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.41%) SaaS
6 2 (0.16%) IaaS
6 2 (0.16%) Office 365
7 1 (0.082%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.082%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 147 (12.02%) Firewall
2 138 (11.28%) TCP/IP
3 90 (7.36%) DHCP
4 89 (7.28%) DNS
5 76 (6.21%) LAN
6 69 (5.64%) WAN
7 66 (5.40%) Internet
8 53 (4.33%) Network Security
9 47 (3.84%) HTTP
9 47 (3.84%) Wireshark
10 46 (3.76%) SMTP
11 45 (3.68%) Wireless
12 43 (3.52%) FTP
13 37 (3.03%) SS7
14 35 (2.86%) VPN
15 34 (2.78%) BGP
16 31 (2.53%) SSL
17 28 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
18 27 (2.21%) OSPF
18 27 (2.21%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (11.04%) Big Data
2 87 (7.11%) Hadoop
3 50 (4.09%) MongoDB
4 44 (3.60%) Apache Hive
5 37 (3.03%) MySQL
6 34 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 33 (2.70%) Oracle Database
8 31 (2.53%) SQL Server
9 16 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (0.98%) OrientDB
12 10 (0.82%) Sqoop
13 9 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
14 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.49%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.41%) Impala
17 3 (0.25%) Adabas
17 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 87 (7.11%) Selenium
2 68 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 66 (5.40%) JIRA
4 65 (5.31%) Cucumber
5 41 (3.35%) JMeter
6 39 (3.19%) JUnit
7 34 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 26 (2.13%) Git (software)
9 24 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (1.72%) TestNG
11 17 (1.39%) Bitbucket
12 16 (1.31%) Axure RP
13 15 (1.23%) EasyMock
13 15 (1.23%) HP UFT
14 9 (0.74%) PeopleTools
15 8 (0.65%) Metasploit
15 8 (0.65%) NeoLoad
15 8 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 7 (0.57%) IDA Disassembler
16 7 (0.57%) MSI
General
1 135 (11.04%) Telecoms
2 116 (9.48%) Finance
3 37 (3.03%) Military
4 32 (2.62%) Marketing
5 26 (2.13%) Local Government
6 21 (1.72%) Aerospace
7 17 (1.39%) Electronics
7 17 (1.39%) Legal
7 17 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.23%) Games
9 13 (1.06%) Retail
10 11 (0.90%) Banking
11 6 (0.49%) Back Office
12 3 (0.25%) Law
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.082%) Advertising
14 1 (0.082%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.082%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (15.13%) Analyst
2 161 (13.16%) Consultant
3 124 (10.14%) Network Engineer
4 119 (9.73%) Architect
5 95 (7.77%) Software Engineer
6 90 (7.36%) Developer
7 63 (5.15%) Software Developer
8 55 (4.50%) Java Engineer
9 54 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
9 54 (4.42%) SOC Analyst
10 53 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
10 53 (4.33%) Test Engineer
11 52 (4.25%) Administrator
12 48 (3.92%) Security Analyst
13 47 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
14 39 (3.19%) Tester
15 35 (2.86%) Change Consultant
15 35 (2.86%) Java Developer
16 34 (2.78%) Test Analyst
17 32 (2.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.84%) Spring
2 45 (3.68%) .NET
3 43 (3.52%) J2EE
4 42 (3.43%) Java EE
5 40 (3.27%) HTML
6 29 (2.37%) Hibernate
6 29 (2.37%) Web Services
7 28 (2.29%) CSS
7 28 (2.29%) EJB
8 23 (1.88%) REST
9 22 (1.80%) HTML5
10 20 (1.64%) CSS3
10 20 (1.64%) JSF
11 17 (1.39%) JSON
11 17 (1.39%) XML
12 16 (1.31%) SOAP
13 13 (1.06%) 802.1X
13 13 (1.06%) Apache Camel
14 12 (0.98%) Middleware
15 10 (0.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (7.28%) Management Information System
3 78 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 66 (5.40%) Data Centre
5 51 (4.17%) CESG
6 44 (3.60%) Cybercrime
7 36 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
8 35 (2.86%) User Experience
9 34 (2.78%) Smartphone
10 32 (2.62%) Cyber Defence
11 31 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
12 27 (2.21%) Cyber Attack
12 27 (2.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 17 (1.39%) Wiki
14 13 (1.06%) PKI
15 11 (0.90%) Social Media
16 9 (0.74%) Internet of Things
17 7 (0.57%) e-Health
17 7 (0.57%) Virtual Team
18 6 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 331 (27.06%) Linux
2 324 (26.49%) Windows
3 170 (13.90%) Unix
4 56 (4.58%) Android
5 55 (4.50%) VxWorks
6 50 (4.09%) Windows Server
7 45 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (2.37%) Solaris
10 27 (2.21%) CentOS
11 22 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.55%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.31%) AIX
14 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (1.06%) Windows 7
16 11 (0.90%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.57%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.25%) FreeBSD
19 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (25.76%) Cybersecurity
3 236 (19.30%) Software Engineering
4 218 (17.83%) ITIL
5 132 (10.79%) Information Security
6 120 (9.81%) Mentoring
7 113 (9.24%) Business Development
7 113 (9.24%) Project Management
7 113 (9.24%) Test Automation
8 91 (7.44%) Penetration Testing
9 90 (7.36%) DevOps
10 88 (7.20%) Analytics
11 84 (6.87%) Service Management
12 82 (6.70%) Infrastructure Management
13 79 (6.46%) Network Monitoring
13 79 (6.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 77 (6.30%) Change Management
14 77 (6.30%) SIEM
15 75 (6.13%) Incident Management
16 72 (5.89%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 447 (36.55%) C
2 323 (26.41%) Java
3 208 (17.01%) C++
4 205 (16.76%) Python
5 134 (10.96%) SQL
6 133 (10.87%) C#
7 78 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 59 (4.82%) Bash Shell
9 57 (4.66%) Ruby
10 43 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 40 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 33 (2.70%) Perl
13 21 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.55%) VB
15 16 (1.31%) Scala
16 12 (0.98%) Korn
17 10 (0.82%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.74%) SQR
19 8 (0.65%) PHP
20 6 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1223 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 492 (40.23%) SC Cleared
3 252 (20.61%) Degree
4 109 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (7.03%) ISTQB
6 84 (6.87%) CISSP
7 72 (5.89%) ISEB
8 70 (5.72%) CCNA
9 61 (4.99%) GIAC
10 54 (4.42%) SANS
11 49 (4.01%) CCNP
12 42 (3.43%) GCIH
13 41 (3.35%) GCIA
14 38 (3.11%) CREST Certified
15 34 (2.78%) CEH
16 29 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 25 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (1.88%) CISM
19 21 (1.72%) JNCIS
19 21 (1.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.82%) SLA
2 42 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.21%) COBIT
4 12 (0.98%) JSP 440
4 12 (0.98%) QA
5 11 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (0.90%) RMADS
6 10 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (0.49%) PMO
8 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
9 4 (0.33%) MISRA
10 3 (0.25%) GPG13
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.16%) JTAG
12 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.082%) GDPR
System Software
1 119 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (5.89%) Active Directory
3 57 (4.66%) Snort
4 45 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 43 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (2.04%) vSphere
8 16 (1.31%) Firmware
9 10 (0.82%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.82%) KVM
10 9 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 8 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.49%) NFS
13 6 (0.49%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.49%) XenApp
14 4 (0.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 42 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (2.53%) Ansible
3 29 (2.37%) Puppet
4 26 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 26 (2.13%) Nmap
5 19 (1.55%) SCCM
6 18 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 17 (1.39%) vCenter Server
8 15 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (1.14%) Endace
9 14 (1.14%) Nagios
10 10 (0.82%) OpenNebula
11 9 (0.74%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.74%) EMC Navisphere
12 8 (0.65%) Cisco LMS
12 8 (0.65%) Opsview
12 8 (0.65%) WSUS
13 7 (0.57%) Nessus
13 7 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 162 (13.25%) VMware
2 133 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 116 (9.48%) Cisco
4 100 (8.18%) Oracle
5 91 (7.44%) HP
6 64 (5.23%) Juniper
7 50 (4.09%) Red Hat
8 45 (3.68%) ArcSight
9 36 (2.94%) LogRhythm
10 19 (1.55%) FireEye
11 18 (1.47%) EMC
12 16 (1.31%) Symantec
13 14 (1.14%) Brocade
13 14 (1.14%) McAfee
14 13 (1.06%) Arista
14 13 (1.06%) F5
14 13 (1.06%) Palo Alto
14 13 (1.06%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.98%) NetApp
15 12 (0.98%) Splunk
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35000 - 45000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35000 - 45000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus for being DV cleared
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000 (Depending on skill set of candidate)
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Car and Expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 90000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 450 - 575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago