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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 521 463 288
Rank change year-on-year -58 -175 +33
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 395 156 19
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.50% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 2.29% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 216 99 12
10th Percentile £41,939 £42,250 £40,025
25th Percentile £50,938 £48,000 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.77% +18.18% -15.38%
75th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £63,500
90th Percentile £81,875 £85,000 £92,150
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £54,380
% change year-on-year +0.91% +1.14% +4.58%

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 permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16,632 6,805 1,438
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.98% 18.10% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,188 4,613 1,119
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £76,625 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

DV Cleared
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

DV Cleared trend for jobs with a WFH option

DV Cleared
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing DV Cleared.

DV Cleared salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing DV Cleared over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

DV Cleared salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, DV Cleared job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 395 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 229 (57.97%) SC Cleared
3 129 (32.66%) Social Skills
4 124 (31.39%) Finance
5 106 (26.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 88 (22.28%) Microsoft
7 87 (22.03%) Agile
8 83 (21.01%) C#
9 79 (20.00%) Project Delivery
10 72 (18.23%) Software Engineering
11 70 (17.72%) Windows
12 68 (17.22%) .NET
13 67 (16.96%) Degree
14 66 (16.71%) Project Management
15 61 (15.44%) Linux
15 61 (15.44%) Cybersecurity
16 57 (14.43%) Java
17 53 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (13.16%) DevOps
18 52 (13.16%) Python
18 52 (13.16%) Law
19 50 (12.66%) Microsoft Office
20 49 (12.41%) Cyberattack
21 48 (12.15%) Public Sector
22 47 (11.90%) SharePoint
23 44 (11.14%) C++
24 43 (10.89%) XML
25 42 (10.63%) Android
25 42 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
26 41 (10.38%) Creative Thinking

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 47 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.80%) Confluence
3 14 (3.54%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (2.28%) Apache
6 6 (1.52%) Jetty
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (12.66%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.27%) Simulink
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.59%) Azure
2 23 (5.82%) AWS
3 15 (3.80%) Azure DevOps
4 9 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.27%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (0.76%) GCP
7 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.51%) Fastly
7 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.62%) Firewall
2 21 (5.32%) DNS
2 21 (5.32%) Network Security
3 11 (2.78%) Broadband
4 9 (2.28%) DHCP
5 7 (1.77%) Multicast
5 7 (1.77%) Unicast
6 6 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.27%) LAN
7 5 (1.27%) MIMO
7 5 (1.27%) Software-Defined Radio
7 5 (1.27%) VPN
7 5 (1.27%) WAN
8 4 (1.01%) DAB
8 4 (1.01%) SD-WAN
8 4 (1.01%) SMS
8 4 (1.01%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.01%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.76%) Internet
9 3 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.04%) MongoDB
2 11 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.03%) Big Data
5 7 (1.77%) GIS
5 7 (1.77%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.76%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.76%) InfluxDB
6 3 (0.76%) MariaDB
6 3 (0.76%) MySQL
7 2 (0.51%) Tableau
8 1 (0.25%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.25%) Power BI
8 1 (0.25%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (5.32%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.30%) JIRA
3 16 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.04%) Bitbucket
4 12 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (2.78%) Artifactory
6 8 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
General
1 129 (32.66%) Social Skills
2 124 (31.39%) Finance
3 106 (26.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 53 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (13.16%) Law
6 48 (12.15%) Public Sector
7 38 (9.62%) Military
8 34 (8.61%) Aerospace
9 17 (4.30%) Police
10 16 (4.05%) Fire and Rescue
11 15 (3.80%) Manufacturing
11 15 (3.80%) Organisational Skills
12 11 (2.78%) Marketing
13 9 (2.28%) Electronics
14 7 (1.77%) Aviation
14 7 (1.77%) Legal
15 5 (1.27%) Automotive
15 5 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
16 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (15.70%) Software Engineer
2 44 (11.14%) Architect
3 38 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 35 (8.86%) Graduate
4 35 (8.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 33 (8.35%) Systems Engineer
6 30 (7.59%) Consultant
7 21 (5.32%) Developer
8 17 (4.30%) Security Architect
9 16 (4.05%) Integration Engineer
10 15 (3.80%) Network Engineer
10 15 (3.80%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 15 (3.80%) Validation Engineer
11 14 (3.54%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.04%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.04%) Project Officer
12 12 (3.04%) Project Support Officer
12 12 (3.04%) Security Manager
12 12 (3.04%) SQL Developer
12 12 (3.04%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (17.22%) .NET
2 43 (10.89%) XML
3 40 (10.13%) Spring
4 38 (9.62%) HTML
5 35 (8.86%) EJB
5 35 (8.86%) HTML5
5 35 (8.86%) Java EE
5 35 (8.86%) JDBC
5 35 (8.86%) JSF
5 35 (8.86%) JSP
5 35 (8.86%) ODBC
5 35 (8.86%) SOAP
6 19 (4.81%) .NET Framework
7 16 (4.05%) React
8 15 (3.80%) WPF
9 14 (3.54%) .NET Core
9 14 (3.54%) ASP.NET
10 10 (2.53%) Apache NiFi
10 10 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (2.53%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.41%) Cyberattack
2 39 (9.87%) Cyberthreat
3 27 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.81%) Cybercrime
6 15 (3.80%) Cyber Defence
7 14 (3.54%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.52%) Replication
10 5 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.27%) FPGA
10 5 (1.27%) IoT
11 4 (1.01%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.76%) Legacy Systems
12 3 (0.76%) PKI
13 1 (0.25%) Analytical Mindset
13 1 (0.25%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.25%) User Experience
13 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.72%) Windows
2 61 (15.44%) Linux
3 42 (10.63%) Android
4 35 (8.86%) Apple iOS
5 25 (6.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (1.52%) Unix
8 6 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (22.03%) Agile
2 79 (20.00%) Project Delivery
3 72 (18.23%) Software Engineering
4 66 (16.71%) Project Management
5 61 (15.44%) Cybersecurity
6 52 (13.16%) DevOps
7 42 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (10.38%) Creative Thinking
9 39 (9.87%) Information Security
10 38 (9.62%) Cyber Intelligence
10 38 (9.62%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 38 (9.62%) Threat Intelligence
11 33 (8.35%) Decision-Making
12 31 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (7.59%) Risk Assessment
13 30 (7.59%) Risk Management
13 30 (7.59%) Security Architecture
13 30 (7.59%) Systems Engineering
14 27 (6.84%) Machine Learning
14 27 (6.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 83 (21.01%) C#
2 57 (14.43%) Java
3 52 (13.16%) Python
4 44 (11.14%) C++
5 32 (8.10%) JavaScript
6 24 (6.08%) SQL
7 14 (3.54%) Go
8 11 (2.78%) C
8 11 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.03%) Bash
9 8 (2.03%) XPath
10 7 (1.77%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.27%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 395 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 229 (57.97%) SC Cleared
3 67 (16.96%) Degree
4 26 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.57%) CISSP
6 15 (3.80%) CISM
6 15 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.54%) CCNA
8 12 (3.04%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (2.53%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (2.28%) CCNP
11 8 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (2.03%) CCDP
12 6 (1.52%) CCDA
13 5 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (1.27%) GIAC
14 4 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (1.01%) CCIE
15 3 (0.76%) MCSA
15 3 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.06%) PMO
2 18 (4.56%) NCSC
3 14 (3.54%) Accessibility
3 14 (3.54%) JSP 440
4 10 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.28%) QA
6 8 (2.03%) Government Security Classifications
6 8 (2.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (2.03%) RMADS
7 7 (1.77%) NIST
8 3 (0.76%) GDPR
8 3 (0.76%) GRC
9 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.25%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.25%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (8.35%) Docker
2 24 (6.08%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.27%) vSphere
5 4 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.51%) Firmware
6 2 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (7.85%) Ansible
2 23 (5.82%) Kubernetes
3 13 (3.29%) WSUS
4 11 (2.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 8 (2.03%) Terraform
6 5 (1.27%) SCOM
7 4 (1.01%) Puppet
7 4 (1.01%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.76%) logstash
8 3 (0.76%) SCCM
9 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 88 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.62%) Cisco
3 17 (4.30%) VMware
4 14 (3.54%) BT
4 14 (3.54%) Palo Alto
5 13 (3.29%) Atlassian
6 12 (3.04%) Google
6 12 (3.04%) Juniper
7 11 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 11 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 11 (2.78%) Infoblox
7 11 (2.78%) Riverbed
8 9 (2.28%) Oracle
9 7 (1.77%) WSO2
10 5 (1.27%) Fortinet
10 5 (1.27%) QinetiQ
11 4 (1.01%) Citrix
11 4 (1.01%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.01%) Splunk
11 4 (1.01%) Tanium