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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK
Rank 408 438 404
Rank change year-on-year +30 -34  
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 547 676 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 2.36% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 369 421 524
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 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +4.16%  

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 20788 28689 29284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.76% 27.75% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16377 22981 22971
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 £68,800 £71,000
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 March 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 March 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 +30 523 £48,750 -7.14% 78
South West +15 270 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Gloucestershire 0 176 £50,000 - 7
London -6 99 £60,000 +5.72% 27
South East +9 84 £50,000 +5.26% 26
Gloucester +3 59 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Wiltshire +65 51 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bristol +24 38 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Salisbury - 34 £45,000 -
Cheltenham -10 32 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire +15 31 £47,500 +2.70% 5
Manchester +7 30 £37,500 -37.50% 3
North West +6 30 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Oxfordshire +6 25 £58,750 +62.06% 9
East of England -11 15 £52,500 +17.97% 5
Berkshire +37 14 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Norfolk - 14 £55,000 - 5
Basingstoke +8 11 £47,500 -9.52%
Banbury - 11 £50,000 - 3
City of London +47 10 £36,000 -43.75% 9
King's Lynn - 9 £53,625 - 5
Reading +45 8 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands +38 8 £45,500 +7.05% 2
Corsham +12 8 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £52,500 +19.31% 2
Milton Keynes +3 8 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £32,500 - 3
North Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 - 3
Portsmouth -2 4 £27,750 -13.28%
East Midlands +7 3 £47,500 -20.83%

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1270 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 516 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 451 (35.51%) C
4 368 (28.98%) Java
5 367 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
6 328 (25.83%) Cybersecurity
7 324 (25.51%) Windows
8 318 (25.04%) Linux
9 311 (24.49%) ITIL
10 278 (21.89%) Software Engineering
11 260 (20.47%) C++
12 238 (18.74%) Python
13 236 (18.58%) Degree
14 187 (14.72%) C#
15 180 (14.17%) Microsoft
16 165 (12.99%) Information Security
16 165 (12.99%) Infrastructure Management
17 163 (12.83%) VMware
18 157 (12.36%) Cisco
19 156 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 155 (12.20%) Firewall
21 154 (12.13%) JavaScript
22 153 (12.05%) Oracle
23 146 (11.50%) TCP/IP
24 138 (10.87%) SQL
25 137 (10.79%) Big Data
26 136 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
27 126 (9.92%) Scrum
28 124 (9.76%) Unix
29 123 (9.69%) Management Information System

DV Cleared
Top Related 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 65 (5.12%) Apache Pig
2 58 (4.57%) WebLogic
3 55 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
4 47 (3.70%) Apache Spark
5 43 (3.39%) Confluence
6 41 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 34 (2.68%) MS Exchange
8 29 (2.28%) JBoss
9 20 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.02%) ArcGIS
12 12 (0.94%) Apache
13 9 (0.71%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.55%) Skype for Business
14 7 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
15 5 (0.39%) Documentum
15 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 85 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.33%) MS Office
3 16 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.31%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.079%) Simulink
9 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.31%) Maximo
2 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.65%) GitHub
3 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.79%) SaaS
5 9 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.079%) Office 365
7 1 (0.079%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 155 (12.20%) Firewall
2 146 (11.50%) TCP/IP
3 98 (7.72%) LAN
4 88 (6.93%) WAN
5 76 (5.98%) Network Security
6 56 (4.41%) DNS
7 53 (4.17%) DHCP
8 52 (4.09%) Internet
9 44 (3.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 41 (3.23%) HTTP
10 41 (3.23%) SMTP
10 41 (3.23%) VPN
11 40 (3.15%) Junos
12 38 (2.99%) Wireless
13 32 (2.52%) X.400
14 27 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (2.05%) BGP
15 26 (2.05%) FTP
15 26 (2.05%) OSPF
16 24 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (10.79%) Big Data
2 96 (7.56%) Hadoop
3 88 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 84 (6.61%) MySQL
5 68 (5.35%) Apache Hive
6 53 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 48 (3.78%) Oracle Database
8 41 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 36 (2.83%) RDBMS
10 35 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (1.73%) GIS
12 21 (1.65%) Oracle OWB
13 19 (1.50%) NoSQL
14 18 (1.42%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.02%) OrientDB
16 11 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 7 (0.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 106 (8.35%) Selenium
2 86 (6.77%) Cucumber
3 77 (6.06%) JIRA
4 57 (4.49%) LoadRunner
5 39 (3.07%) JUnit
6 33 (2.60%) JMeter
7 22 (1.73%) TestNG
8 21 (1.65%) PeopleTools
9 19 (1.50%) Jenkins
10 17 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (1.34%) Git (software)
11 16 (1.26%) Bitbucket
12 15 (1.18%) Metasploit
13 12 (0.94%) ClearCase
14 11 (0.87%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.71%) EasyMock
15 9 (0.71%) Maven
16 8 (0.63%) Axure RP
17 7 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
18 6 (0.47%) HP UFT
General
1 111 (8.74%) Finance
2 82 (6.46%) Telecoms
3 76 (5.98%) Military
4 41 (3.23%) Games
5 29 (2.28%) Legal
6 22 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.65%) Banking
8 18 (1.42%) Retail
9 15 (1.18%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.02%) Local Government
11 12 (0.94%) Marketing
12 7 (0.55%) Back Office
12 7 (0.55%) Electronics
13 1 (0.079%) Automotive
13 1 (0.079%) Law
13 1 (0.079%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.079%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 168 (13.23%) Analyst
2 130 (10.24%) Consultant
3 123 (9.69%) Software Engineer
4 116 (9.13%) Architect
5 115 (9.06%) Developer
6 89 (7.01%) Network Engineer
7 85 (6.69%) Test Engineer
8 64 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
9 63 (4.96%) Java Engineer
10 58 (4.57%) Java Developer
10 58 (4.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 51 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 47 (3.70%) Software Developer
13 45 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
13 45 (3.54%) Support Engineer
14 42 (3.31%) Test Analyst
15 41 (3.23%) Administrator
16 40 (3.15%) Integration Engineer
17 38 (2.99%) DBA
17 38 (2.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (6.77%) Spring
2 84 (6.61%) HTML
3 81 (6.38%) J2EE
4 79 (6.22%) Java EE
5 73 (5.75%) Hibernate
6 68 (5.35%) XML
7 57 (4.49%) Web Services
8 55 (4.33%) CSS
9 49 (3.86%) HTML5
10 45 (3.54%) AngularJS
11 44 (3.46%) Node.js
12 43 (3.39%) EJB
13 36 (2.83%) CSS3
13 36 (2.83%) jQuery
14 35 (2.76%) Apache Camel
14 35 (2.76%) Middleware
15 28 (2.20%) JSF
16 25 (1.97%) STL
17 23 (1.81%) .NET
18 22 (1.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (9.69%) Management Information System
2 107 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 58 (4.57%) Data Centre
5 39 (3.07%) Cybercrime
6 38 (2.99%) CESG
7 36 (2.83%) PKI
8 35 (2.76%) Cyber Attack
8 35 (2.76%) Cyber Defence
9 28 (2.20%) Cyberthreat
10 23 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
10 23 (1.81%) User Experience
11 18 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.42%) e-Health
12 15 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 14 (1.10%) Social Media
14 10 (0.79%) Driving Licence
14 10 (0.79%) Wiki
15 9 (0.71%) VHDL
16 8 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 324 (25.51%) Windows
2 318 (25.04%) Linux
3 124 (9.76%) Unix
4 88 (6.93%) Windows Server
5 85 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (4.88%) Android
7 54 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (2.83%) Apple iOS
9 34 (2.68%) Windows 7
10 27 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (1.89%) Solaris
11 24 (1.89%) VxWorks
12 23 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (1.65%) CentOS
14 15 (1.18%) AIX
15 14 (1.10%) Windows 10
16 13 (1.02%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.79%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.55%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (25.83%) Cybersecurity
3 311 (24.49%) ITIL
4 278 (21.89%) Software Engineering
5 165 (12.99%) Information Security
5 165 (12.99%) Infrastructure Management
6 126 (9.92%) Scrum
7 122 (9.61%) Service Management
8 117 (9.21%) DevOps
9 108 (8.50%) Project Management
10 96 (7.56%) Service Delivery
11 95 (7.48%) Mentoring
11 95 (7.48%) Time Management
12 92 (7.24%) Reverse Engineering
13 87 (6.85%) Penetration Testing
14 84 (6.61%) Test Strategy
15 83 (6.54%) Problem Management
16 81 (6.38%) SDLC
17 80 (6.30%) User Stories
18 79 (6.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 451 (35.51%) C
2 368 (28.98%) Java
3 260 (20.47%) C++
4 238 (18.74%) Python
5 187 (14.72%) C#
6 154 (12.13%) JavaScript
7 138 (10.87%) SQL
8 89 (7.01%) Ruby
9 88 (6.93%) Perl
10 58 (4.57%) PowerShell
11 50 (3.94%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.68%) Objective-C
13 28 (2.20%) Groovy
14 24 (1.89%) VB
15 23 (1.81%) Scala
16 22 (1.73%) PHP
17 21 (1.65%) SQR
18 19 (1.50%) PL/SQL
19 15 (1.18%) Embedded C
20 14 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1270 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 516 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 236 (18.58%) Degree
4 136 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
5 117 (9.21%) CISSP
6 102 (8.03%) CCNA
7 89 (7.01%) ISTQB
8 74 (5.83%) GIAC
9 72 (5.67%) ISEB
10 71 (5.59%) SANS
11 56 (4.41%) CEH
12 49 (3.86%) CISM
13 48 (3.78%) CCNP
14 44 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 35 (2.76%) MCSE
16 32 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
16 32 (2.52%) Security+ Certification
17 31 (2.44%) JNCIS
18 29 (2.28%) CREST Certified
19 28 (2.20%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.24%) SLA
2 54 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.10%) RMADS
5 13 (1.02%) COBIT
6 12 (0.94%) GPG13
6 12 (0.94%) QA
7 11 (0.87%) JSP 440
7 11 (0.87%) MISRA
8 10 (0.79%) JTAG
9 5 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.39%) PMO
10 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.079%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.079%) GDPR
12 1 (0.079%) MISRA C
System Software
1 156 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (8.43%) Active Directory
3 95 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 37 (2.91%) Snort
5 21 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.65%) vSphere
6 18 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (1.26%) VMware ESX
7 16 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
8 15 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.79%) Docker
10 8 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (0.55%) NFS
11 7 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.55%) XenApp
12 6 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.39%) Samba
14 3 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (2.99%) SCCM
2 34 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (2.28%) NetBackup
4 27 (2.13%) Nmap
5 25 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
6 22 (1.73%) Endace
6 22 (1.73%) Puppet
7 21 (1.65%) Data Guard
8 19 (1.50%) Juniper STRM
8 19 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 15 (1.18%) Nessus
10 13 (1.02%) Ansible
11 12 (0.94%) WSUS
12 10 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (0.71%) EMC Navisphere
14 8 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 8 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 7 (0.55%) MOM
15 7 (0.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 180 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 163 (12.83%) VMware
3 157 (12.36%) Cisco
4 153 (12.05%) Oracle
5 106 (8.35%) Juniper
6 83 (6.54%) HP
7 32 (2.52%) LogRhythm
7 32 (2.52%) Red Hat
8 29 (2.28%) Atlassian
9 27 (2.13%) ArcSight
10 25 (1.97%) Fujitsu
11 21 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
12 20 (1.57%) Intel Security
13 19 (1.50%) EMC
14 17 (1.34%) F5
15 15 (1.18%) NetApp
16 13 (1.02%) ESRI
16 13 (1.02%) Lumension
16 13 (1.02%) SAP
16 13 (1.02%) ServiceNow
Ringwood, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 -£60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £130k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago