Period
to 17 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Military over the 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Military
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 537 524 789
Rank change year-on-year -13 +265 +147
Permanent jobs citing Military 227 593 341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.97% 1.18% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 152 345 191
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,084 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year +12.82% +3.72% +4.44%

Military is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 23,518 50,305 62,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.99% 39.89% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18,276 38,475 48,342
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Military
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Military as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Military in the UK

Military
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Military.

Salary trend for Military in the UK

Military
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Military over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. 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 +24 217 £55,000 +22.22% 95
UK excluding London +8 209 £55,000 +12.82% 102
South East +100 80 £65,000 +8.33% 26
South West -18 74 £48,750 +8.33% 34
Work from Home -37 33 £72,000 -4.00% 9
Midlands +73 26 £74,000 +40.95% 11
North of England +54 16 £40,000 +6.23% 6
North West +50 15 £40,000 +6.23% 5
East Midlands +70 14 £77,500 +72.22% 7
West Midlands +54 12 £38,519 -35.80% 4
London +176 10 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East of England +57 10 £53,750 +34.38% 13
Wales +45 4 £62,500 +38.89% 3
Yorkshire +39 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT jobs citing Military also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Military.

1 106 (46.70%) Security Cleared
2 68 (29.96%) SC Cleared
3 61 (26.87%) Aerospace
4 49 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (21.15%) Degree
6 47 (20.70%) Windows
7 40 (17.62%) DV Cleared
8 39 (17.18%) Systems Engineering
9 32 (14.10%) Software Engineering
10 31 (13.66%) VMware
10 31 (13.66%) Microsoft
10 31 (13.66%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (13.22%) Linux
12 28 (12.33%) C++
13 27 (11.89%) C
13 27 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (11.01%) Python
15 24 (10.57%) SQL
16 23 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (9.25%) Windows Server
17 21 (9.25%) Mathematics
17 21 (9.25%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (8.81%) CCNA
18 20 (8.81%) Active Directory
18 20 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (8.37%) Project Delivery
20 17 (7.49%) Self-Motivation
20 17 (7.49%) Collaborative Working
21 16 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement

Military
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 9 (3.96%) Apache
2 6 (2.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.88%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.88%) Confluence
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.44%) JBoss
5 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.20%) Simulink
4 4 (1.76%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.76%) FrameMaker
4 4 (1.76%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 4 (1.76%) PTC Creo
4 4 (1.76%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.29%) AWS
2 10 (4.41%) Azure
3 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.32%) GCP
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.61%) Software-Defined Radio
2 12 (5.29%) DNS
3 10 (4.41%) WAN
4 9 (3.96%) Skype
4 9 (3.96%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.64%) Ethernet
5 6 (2.64%) Firewall
5 6 (2.64%) SAN
5 6 (2.64%) VSAT
6 5 (2.20%) Broadband
7 4 (1.76%) BGP
7 4 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.76%) VPN
7 4 (1.76%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.32%) DAB
8 3 (1.32%) OSPF
8 3 (1.32%) VLAN
9 2 (0.88%) 3G
9 2 (0.88%) DWDM
9 2 (0.88%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.41%) Big Data
2 9 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.52%) GIS
4 6 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.76%) HBase
5 4 (1.76%) QGIS
5 4 (1.76%) Spatial Data
5 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.32%) MySQL
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (4.85%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (3.96%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (3.52%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.64%) Eclipse RCP
4 6 (2.64%) JIRA
5 5 (2.20%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.32%) eggPlant
7 2 (0.88%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.88%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.88%) JUnit
7 2 (0.88%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.88%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.88%) Subversion
7 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.44%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.44%) Maven
8 1 (0.44%) Mockito
8 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (26.87%) Aerospace
2 10 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.96%) Finance
4 8 (3.52%) Electronics
5 7 (3.08%) Games
6 6 (2.64%) Avionics
6 6 (2.64%) Law
6 6 (2.64%) Legal
7 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.76%) Police
7 4 (1.76%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.76%) Publishing
8 3 (1.32%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Automotive
9 2 (0.88%) Marketing
10 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (18.50%) Systems Engineer
2 23 (10.13%) Architect
2 23 (10.13%) Software Engineer
3 15 (6.61%) Consultant
4 14 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (6.17%) Principal Engineer
5 12 (5.29%) Server Engineer
6 11 (4.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (4.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 11 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (4.41%) Network Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (3.96%) Security Engineer
9 8 (3.52%) Analyst
9 8 (3.52%) Principal Security Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Integration Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.29%) HTML
2 10 (4.41%) Web Services
3 9 (3.96%) CSS
4 6 (2.64%) JSP
4 6 (2.64%) Middleware
5 5 (2.20%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (1.76%) Kafka
6 4 (1.76%) PostGIS
6 4 (1.76%) XML
6 4 (1.76%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.88%) CSS3
7 2 (0.88%) HTML5
7 2 (0.88%) ModSecurity
7 2 (0.88%) Node.js
8 1 (0.44%) Java EE
8 1 (0.44%) Java SE
8 1 (0.44%) JavaFX
8 1 (0.44%) JPA
8 1 (0.44%) OSGi
8 1 (0.44%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.49%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (7.05%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (4.41%) Verilog
4 10 (4.41%) VHDL
5 8 (3.52%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.20%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.20%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.20%) PKI
8 4 (1.76%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.76%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.76%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.76%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.32%) Clustering
10 2 (0.88%) GPGPU
11 1 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.70%) Windows
2 30 (13.22%) Linux
3 23 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (9.25%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (2.20%) Unix
7 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.88%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Solaris
9 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (17.18%) Systems Engineering
3 32 (14.10%) Software Engineering
4 31 (13.66%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (9.25%) Mathematics
7 19 (8.37%) Project Delivery
8 17 (7.49%) Collaborative Working
9 16 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (6.61%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 15 (6.61%) UML
11 14 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (6.17%) Machine Learning
11 14 (6.17%) TOGAF
12 13 (5.73%) Physics
12 13 (5.73%) Software Testing
13 12 (5.29%) Analytics
13 12 (5.29%) Biometrics
13 12 (5.29%) Infrastructure as Code
13 12 (5.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.33%) C++
2 27 (11.89%) C
3 25 (11.01%) Python
4 24 (10.57%) SQL
5 14 (6.17%) MATLAB
6 12 (5.29%) C#
7 9 (3.96%) Java
7 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.64%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.20%) VB
10 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 106 (46.70%) Security Cleared
2 68 (29.96%) SC Cleared
3 48 (21.15%) Degree
4 40 (17.62%) DV Cleared
5 21 (9.25%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (8.81%) CCNA
7 16 (7.05%) CISSP
8 15 (6.61%) HND
9 12 (5.29%) HNC
10 10 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (4.41%) CEH
10 10 (4.41%) CESG Certified Professional
11 8 (3.52%) CISM
11 8 (3.52%) CISMP
11 8 (3.52%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (3.08%) PhD
13 6 (2.64%) MCSA
13 6 (2.64%) VCP6
13 6 (2.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.41%) NIST
2 5 (2.20%) Def Stans
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.88%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.88%) NCSC
4 2 (0.88%) PMO
4 2 (0.88%) QA
5 1 (0.44%) COSHH
5 1 (0.44%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.81%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.20%) Firmware
6 4 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.32%) Docker
8 2 (0.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.08%) Ansible
2 5 (2.20%) SCOM
3 4 (1.76%) SCCM
3 4 (1.76%) SCSM
3 4 (1.76%) WSUS
4 3 (1.32%) Nmap
4 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.88%) PTC Integrity
5 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.88%) Rsyslog
6 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (13.66%) Microsoft
1 31 (13.66%) VMware
2 16 (7.05%) Cisco
3 9 (3.96%) Oracle
4 8 (3.52%) Juniper
5 6 (2.64%) PTC
6 5 (2.20%) Xilinx
7 4 (1.76%) Adobe
7 4 (1.76%) ESRI
7 4 (1.76%) NEC
7 4 (1.76%) Twitter
7 4 (1.76%) Veeam
8 3 (1.32%) EMC
8 3 (1.32%) Google
8 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.88%) Brocade
9 2 (0.88%) F5
9 2 (0.88%) Splunk
10 1 (0.44%) Concur
10 1 (0.44%) MobileIron