Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 71 95
Rank change year-on-year +50 +24 -19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 76 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.27% 2.38% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.86% 10.00% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 76 23 6
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,375 £43,800 £43,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £77,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +15.79% +11.76%

Security 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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Watford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 218 230 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.59% 23.78% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 166 212 196
Watford median annual salary £48,750 £44,900 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.34% +11.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,096 £25,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £65,000 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Watford

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Watford.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Watford

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Watford over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT jobs citing Security Cleared 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 65 (85.53%) Migration
1 65 (85.53%) Data Migration
2 63 (82.89%) SC Cleared
3 53 (69.74%) ETL
4 52 (68.42%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (53.95%) SQL
6 41 (53.95%) SQL Server
7 40 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (50.00%) Data Quality
9 33 (43.42%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 31 (40.79%) JIRA
11 29 (38.16%) Oracle
12 28 (36.84%) Data Analysis
13 22 (28.95%) TDD
13 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
13 22 (28.95%) Test Automation
13 22 (28.95%) BDD
14 21 (27.63%) Talend
14 21 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (27.63%) C#
14 21 (27.63%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (26.32%) Master Data Management
16 18 (23.68%) T-SQL
17 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
17 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
17 12 (15.79%) Data Modelling
17 12 (15.79%) Linux
17 12 (15.79%) Firewall
17 12 (15.79%) QA

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) Broadband
2 1 (1.32%) ISDN
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (53.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.63%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (14.47%) IBM InfoSphere
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (40.79%) JIRA
2 12 (15.79%) Zephyr
3 10 (13.16%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Analyst
2 21 (27.63%) Data Migration Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) ETL Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Oracle Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Oracle ETL Developer
2 21 (27.63%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 21 (27.63%) SQL Developer
2 21 (27.63%) SQL Server Developer
3 20 (26.32%) Consultant
3 20 (26.32%) Data Analyst
3 20 (26.32%) Data Consultant
3 20 (26.32%) Data Migration Consultant
3 20 (26.32%) Data Migration Lead
3 20 (26.32%) Migration Consultant
4 12 (15.79%) Help Desk Technician
4 12 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Support Technician
4 12 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) JSON
1 10 (13.16%) XML
2 8 (10.53%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Reference Data
3 9 (11.84%) CCTV
4 8 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 8 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Windows 10
2 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
2 9 (11.84%) Windows 8
2 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
2 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (85.53%) Data Migration
1 65 (85.53%) Migration
2 53 (69.74%) ETL
3 52 (68.42%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (43.42%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 28 (36.84%) Data Analysis
7 22 (28.95%) BDD
7 22 (28.95%) TDD
7 22 (28.95%) Test Automation
8 20 (26.32%) Master Data Management
9 12 (15.79%) Data Modelling
9 12 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
9 12 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 10 (13.16%) Data Mapping
10 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2
10 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.84%) Patch Management
11 9 (11.84%) Server Management
11 9 (11.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.95%) SQL
2 21 (27.63%) C#
3 18 (23.68%) T-SQL
4 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (82.89%) SC Cleared
2 12 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 12 (15.79%) QA
3 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.84%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (11.84%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Oracle
2 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 21 (27.63%) Talend
4 11 (14.47%) IBM
5 9 (11.84%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) Juniper