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

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 391 434
Rank change year-on-year -4 +43  
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 665 743 731
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 454 428 449
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 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 21636 26299 30474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.60% 26.71% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16864 21248 24174
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 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 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 24 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 +2 656 £50,000 -9.09% 69
South West +2 240 £47,500 - 21
South East +28 193 £45,000 -10.00% 25
London +2 181 £55,000 -21.42% 15
Gloucestershire 0 133 £47,500 - 9
Oxfordshire +32 68 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Hampshire -17 57 £45,500 +13.75% 7
Wiltshire +46 52 £45,000 +80.00% 7
Berkshire +26 45 £42,500 -26.08% 10
Bristol -4 44 £67,500 +22.72% 3
Banbury +7 42 £50,000 +48.14% 2
Salisbury - 36 £45,000 -
Reading +41 33 £40,000 -30.43% 6
City of London +39 28 £35,000 -49.09% 4
Gloucester +7 27 £42,500 - 7
Cheltenham -8 24 £55,000 +10.00%
Basingstoke +8 22 £49,000 - 3
Surrey +32 16 £45,000 -21.73% 1
West Midlands +9 12 £50,000 -23.07% 2
North West -31 12 £37,500 -46.42% 2
East of England -32 12 £60,000 +54.83% 2
Manchester - 12 £37,500 - 2
Worcestershire +9 11 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Malvern +5 11 £46,250 +8.82%
Portsmouth -5 8 £42,000 +40.00% 1
Stevenage +18 7 - - 1
Corsham +3 7 £42,000 +68.00% 3
Hertfordshire -31 7 - - 1
Winchester - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £60,000 -11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 24 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 1225 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 495 (40.41%) SC Cleared
3 446 (36.41%) C
4 336 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
5 326 (26.61%) Java
6 325 (26.53%) Linux
7 323 (26.37%) Windows
8 317 (25.88%) Cybersecurity
9 251 (20.49%) Degree
10 240 (19.59%) Software Engineering
11 219 (17.88%) ITIL
12 208 (16.98%) C++
13 201 (16.41%) Python
14 164 (13.39%) Unix
15 159 (12.98%) VMware
16 149 (12.16%) Firewall
17 138 (11.27%) TCP/IP
18 135 (11.02%) Microsoft
18 135 (11.02%) Big Data
19 134 (10.94%) SQL
20 133 (10.86%) C#
20 133 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
21 132 (10.78%) Telecoms
21 132 (10.78%) Information Security
22 119 (9.71%) Mentoring
23 117 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
23 117 (9.55%) Cisco
23 117 (9.55%) Finance
24 114 (9.31%) Project Management
25 113 (9.22%) 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 41 (3.35%) Apache Spark
2 38 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 28 (2.29%) JBoss
5 27 (2.20%) Confluence
6 26 (2.12%) Apache Pig
6 26 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (1.55%) Apache
8 17 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.90%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.82%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.73%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.65%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.33%) IIS
14 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.24%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 55 (4.49%) 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 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.73%) 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
1 149 (12.16%) Firewall
2 138 (11.27%) TCP/IP
3 90 (7.35%) DHCP
4 89 (7.27%) DNS
5 77 (6.29%) LAN
6 69 (5.63%) WAN
7 64 (5.22%) Internet
8 55 (4.49%) Network Security
9 48 (3.92%) HTTP
10 47 (3.84%) SMTP
10 47 (3.84%) Wireshark
11 46 (3.76%) Wireless
12 44 (3.59%) FTP
13 36 (2.94%) SS7
13 36 (2.94%) VPN
14 35 (2.86%) BGP
15 31 (2.53%) SSL
16 29 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (2.29%) OSPF
17 28 (2.29%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (11.02%) Big Data
2 86 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 53 (4.33%) MongoDB
4 45 (3.67%) Apache Hive
5 39 (3.18%) MySQL
6 34 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 33 (2.69%) Oracle Database
8 30 (2.45%) SQL Server
9 17 (1.39%) NoSQL
10 16 (1.31%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.06%) OrientDB
13 10 (0.82%) Sqoop
14 9 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
15 8 (0.65%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 5 (0.41%) Impala
19 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
19 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (6.94%) Selenium
2 66 (5.39%) LoadRunner
3 65 (5.31%) Cucumber
3 65 (5.31%) JIRA
4 41 (3.35%) JMeter
5 39 (3.18%) JUnit
6 31 (2.53%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (1.88%) Git (software)
9 21 (1.71%) TestNG
10 17 (1.39%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.31%) Axure RP
12 15 (1.22%) EasyMock
12 15 (1.22%) HP UFT
13 9 (0.73%) PeopleTools
14 8 (0.65%) Metasploit
14 8 (0.65%) NeoLoad
14 8 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (0.57%) IDA Disassembler
15 7 (0.57%) MSI
General
1 132 (10.78%) Telecoms
2 117 (9.55%) Finance
3 35 (2.86%) Military
4 32 (2.61%) Marketing
5 26 (2.12%) Local Government
6 21 (1.71%) Aerospace
7 17 (1.39%) Electronics
7 17 (1.39%) Legal
7 17 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.22%) Games
9 13 (1.06%) Retail
10 11 (0.90%) Banking
11 6 (0.49%) Back Office
12 2 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.082%) Advertising
13 1 (0.082%) Law
13 1 (0.082%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.082%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (15.10%) Analyst
2 161 (13.14%) Consultant
3 124 (10.12%) Network Engineer
4 119 (9.71%) Architect
5 97 (7.92%) Software Engineer
6 90 (7.35%) Developer
7 61 (4.98%) Software Developer
8 56 (4.57%) Java Engineer
9 55 (4.49%) Java Software Engineer
10 54 (4.41%) SOC Analyst
11 53 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
11 53 (4.33%) Test Engineer
12 51 (4.16%) Administrator
13 48 (3.92%) Security Analyst
14 46 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
15 39 (3.18%) Tester
16 35 (2.86%) Change Consultant
16 35 (2.86%) Java Developer
17 32 (2.61%) Support Engineer
17 32 (2.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.67%) Spring
2 44 (3.59%) .NET
2 44 (3.59%) J2EE
3 42 (3.43%) Java EE
4 40 (3.27%) HTML
5 30 (2.45%) Web Services
6 29 (2.37%) CSS
7 28 (2.29%) EJB
8 27 (2.20%) Hibernate
9 24 (1.96%) HTML5
10 23 (1.88%) REST
11 21 (1.71%) CSS3
12 20 (1.63%) JSF
13 17 (1.39%) XML
14 16 (1.31%) SOAP
15 15 (1.22%) JSON
16 13 (1.06%) 802.1X
17 12 (0.98%) Apache Camel
17 12 (0.98%) Middleware
18 9 (0.73%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 77 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 65 (5.31%) Data Centre
5 52 (4.24%) CESG
6 43 (3.51%) Cybercrime
7 36 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
8 34 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
9 33 (2.69%) Smartphone
9 33 (2.69%) User Experience
10 31 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
11 28 (2.29%) Cyber Attack
12 27 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 17 (1.39%) Wiki
14 13 (1.06%) PKI
15 11 (0.90%) Social Media
16 8 (0.65%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.65%) e-Health
17 7 (0.57%) Internet of Things
17 7 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 325 (26.53%) Linux
2 323 (26.37%) Windows
3 164 (13.39%) Unix
4 55 (4.49%) Android
5 54 (4.41%) VxWorks
6 49 (4.00%) Windows Server
7 44 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (2.29%) Solaris
10 26 (2.12%) CentOS
11 21 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.55%) Apple iOS
13 17 (1.39%) AIX
14 14 (1.14%) Windows 7
14 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.90%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.65%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.24%) FreeBSD
18 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (25.88%) Cybersecurity
3 240 (19.59%) Software Engineering
4 219 (17.88%) ITIL
5 132 (10.78%) Information Security
6 119 (9.71%) Mentoring
7 114 (9.31%) Project Management
8 113 (9.22%) Business Development
9 111 (9.06%) Test Automation
10 91 (7.43%) Penetration Testing
11 89 (7.27%) DevOps
12 85 (6.94%) Analytics
12 85 (6.94%) Infrastructure Management
13 84 (6.86%) Service Management
14 80 (6.53%) Network Monitoring
15 78 (6.37%) SIEM
15 78 (6.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 77 (6.29%) Change Management
17 75 (6.12%) Incident Management
18 72 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 446 (36.41%) C
2 326 (26.61%) Java
3 208 (16.98%) C++
4 201 (16.41%) Python
5 134 (10.94%) SQL
6 133 (10.86%) C#
7 76 (6.20%) JavaScript
8 57 (4.65%) Ruby
9 51 (4.16%) Bash Shell
10 41 (3.35%) PowerShell
11 39 (3.18%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.45%) Perl
13 19 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.47%) VB
15 17 (1.39%) Scala
16 11 (0.90%) Korn
17 10 (0.82%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.73%) SQR
19 7 (0.57%) PHP
20 6 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1225 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 495 (40.41%) SC Cleared
3 251 (20.49%) Degree
4 111 (9.06%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (7.02%) CISSP
5 86 (7.02%) ISTQB
6 72 (5.88%) CCNA
7 70 (5.71%) ISEB
8 61 (4.98%) GIAC
9 55 (4.49%) SANS
10 49 (4.00%) CCNP
11 42 (3.43%) GCIH
12 41 (3.35%) GCIA
13 38 (3.10%) CREST Certified
14 35 (2.86%) CEH
15 30 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 24 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (1.88%) CISM
17 23 (1.88%) JNCIS
18 21 (1.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.98%) SLA
2 42 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.20%) 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 (0.24%) 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
1 117 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (5.96%) Active Directory
3 57 (4.65%) Snort
4 45 (3.67%) Hyper-V
5 42 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (2.29%) 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 (0.73%) 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 5 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 42 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (2.45%) Ansible
3 26 (2.12%) Nmap
3 26 (2.12%) Puppet
4 25 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 19 (1.55%) SCCM
6 17 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 16 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.31%) vCenter Server
8 15 (1.22%) Endace
8 15 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 13 (1.06%) Nagios
10 10 (0.82%) OpenNebula
11 9 (0.73%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.73%) 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
1 159 (12.98%) VMware
2 135 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 117 (9.55%) Cisco
4 99 (8.08%) Oracle
5 90 (7.35%) HP
6 66 (5.39%) Juniper
7 47 (3.84%) Red Hat
8 45 (3.67%) ArcSight
9 37 (3.02%) 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%) Palo Alto
14 13 (1.06%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.98%) Citrix
15 12 (0.98%) F5
15 12 (0.98%) Splunk
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35000 - 45000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35000 - 45000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus for being DV cleared
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000 (Depending on skill set of candidate)
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Car and Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 90000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 450 - 575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FCO Services
Salary: £22,725 per annum plus £4,520 location allowance + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago