Security Cleared Jobs with Work from Home Options

Security Clearance
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for remote or hybrid work with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 22 24 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 +47 +14
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3,250 3,566 3,744
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 9.14% 9.51% 4.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.03% 36.27% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,785 1,584 1,617
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,300 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,450 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.92% +4.08% +4.35%
75th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home

Security Cleared falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with remote or hybrid options requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9,839 9,831 17,591
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 27.68% 26.23% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,921 5,996 8,910
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £59,407
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +1.00% +8.01%
75th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

Security Cleared
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Security Cleared trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security 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 Security Cleared.

Security Cleared salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Security Cleared over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Security Cleared salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 198 (6.09%) ArcGIS
2 190 (5.85%) GeoServer
3 47 (1.45%) IIS
4 46 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 46 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 43 (1.32%) Microsoft Exchange
6 41 (1.26%) Apache
7 27 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 22 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 21 (0.65%) Confluence
10 11 (0.34%) CMS
11 7 (0.22%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.22%) Appian
11 7 (0.22%) JBoss
11 7 (0.22%) Red Hat Fuse
12 4 (0.12%) nginx
13 2 (0.062%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.031%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.031%) Moodle
Applications
1 99 (3.05%) Simulink
2 63 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.18%) Windchill
8 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.12%) Stateflow
9 3 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.062%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.062%) InDesign
11 1 (0.031%) 1Password
11 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.031%) Blender
Business Applications
1 56 (1.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 47 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 34 (1.05%) NEC Housing
4 28 (0.86%) Primavera
5 13 (0.40%) Maximo
5 13 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 12 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.15%) SAP WM
11 4 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 3 (0.092%) SAP EWM
12 3 (0.092%) Siebel CRM
13 2 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
13 2 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
13 2 (0.062%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 2 (0.062%) SAP CX
13 2 (0.062%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 855 (26.31%) Azure
2 723 (22.25%) AWS
3 125 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
4 114 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
4 114 (3.51%) Power Platform
5 86 (2.65%) Azure DevOps
6 81 (2.49%) Amazon EKS
7 66 (2.03%) SaaS
8 65 (2.00%) Serverless
9 56 (1.72%) PaaS
10 53 (1.63%) PowerApps
11 52 (1.60%) Entra ID
12 47 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
13 45 (1.38%) GCP
13 45 (1.38%) Power Automate
14 39 (1.20%) Azure Monitor
14 39 (1.20%) GitHub
15 38 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
16 37 (1.14%) dbt
17 34 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (5.82%) Firewall
2 126 (3.88%) DNS
3 88 (2.71%) WAN
4 86 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 77 (2.37%) VPN
6 65 (2.00%) BGP
7 64 (1.97%) LAN
8 58 (1.78%) Network Security
9 50 (1.54%) SSL
10 49 (1.51%) Wireless
11 44 (1.35%) DHCP
11 44 (1.35%) Internet
12 33 (1.02%) SD-WAN
13 29 (0.89%) SAN
14 23 (0.71%) 5G
15 21 (0.65%) Ethernet
16 18 (0.55%) VLAN
17 17 (0.52%) VSAN
18 16 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
2 194 (5.97%) GIS
3 190 (5.85%) QGIS
4 160 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 81 (2.49%) Oracle Database
6 78 (2.40%) Power BI
7 63 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 62 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
9 61 (1.88%) SQL Server
10 51 (1.57%) NoSQL
11 29 (0.89%) MySQL
12 20 (0.62%) Big Data
13 18 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.55%) Tableau
14 15 (0.46%) MongoDB
15 13 (0.40%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.37%) Data Lake
17 10 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
18 7 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 136 (4.18%) JIRA
2 123 (3.78%) Git
3 97 (2.98%) GitLab
4 90 (2.77%) Jenkins
5 59 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
6 41 (1.26%) Selenium
7 39 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
8 24 (0.74%) Vagrant
9 22 (0.68%) Subversion
10 19 (0.58%) SonarQube
10 19 (0.58%) Visual Studio
11 17 (0.52%) Rational Team Concert
12 16 (0.49%) JUnit
13 14 (0.43%) CMake
13 14 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (0.40%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.34%) JMeter
16 10 (0.31%) Bitbucket
16 10 (0.31%) Trac
17 9 (0.28%) Cypress.io
General
1 816 (25.11%) Social Skills
2 386 (11.88%) Public Sector
3 327 (10.06%) Finance
4 314 (9.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 256 (7.88%) Aerospace
6 186 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
7 126 (3.88%) Military
8 100 (3.08%) Police
9 80 (2.46%) Manufacturing
10 79 (2.43%) Games
11 78 (2.40%) Retail
12 67 (2.06%) Law
13 61 (1.88%) Influencing Skills
13 61 (1.88%) Telecoms
14 52 (1.60%) Electronics
15 47 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
16 44 (1.35%) Local Government
17 26 (0.80%) Marketing
18 22 (0.68%) French Language
19 18 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 668 (20.55%) Senior
2 493 (15.17%) Architect
3 468 (14.40%) Software Engineer
4 383 (11.78%) Developer
5 371 (11.42%) Lead
6 289 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 236 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
8 195 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
9 186 (5.72%) Analyst
10 163 (5.02%) Consultant
11 131 (4.03%) Project Manager
12 123 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 96 (2.95%) Business Analyst
14 88 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 84 (2.58%) Senior Developer
16 80 (2.46%) Presales Solution Architect
17 79 (2.43%) Technical Architect
18 73 (2.25%) Full Stack Developer
19 71 (2.18%) Lead Architect
20 68 (2.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (9.17%) .NET
2 294 (9.05%) React
3 224 (6.89%) CSS
4 190 (5.85%) Leaflet
4 190 (5.85%) OpenLayers
4 190 (5.85%) PostGIS
5 187 (5.75%) .NET Core
6 136 (4.18%) Node.js
7 91 (2.80%) Web Services
8 88 (2.71%) AngularJS
8 88 (2.71%) HTML
9 80 (2.46%) Spring Boot
10 68 (2.09%) RESTful
11 66 (2.03%) Spring
12 64 (1.97%) REST
13 51 (1.57%) Django
13 51 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
13 51 (1.57%) XML
14 50 (1.54%) Express.js
15 43 (1.32%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 131 (4.03%) Management Information System
2 102 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
3 99 (3.05%) Public Cloud
4 92 (2.83%) Algorithms
4 92 (2.83%) Product Ownership
5 90 (2.77%) Private Cloud
6 81 (2.49%) Virtual Team
7 66 (2.03%) Data Centre
8 65 (2.00%) Onboarding
9 52 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.11%) Operational Technology
11 34 (1.05%) PKI
12 27 (0.83%) IoT
13 26 (0.80%) Driving Licence
14 24 (0.74%) Cyber Threat
14 24 (0.74%) Cyberattack
14 24 (0.74%) Mainframe
15 23 (0.71%) Distributed Systems
16 22 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
17 21 (0.65%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 556 (17.11%) Linux
2 299 (9.20%) Windows
3 92 (2.83%) Windows Server
4 91 (2.80%) Ubuntu
5 83 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (2.40%) Unix
7 76 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
8 51 (1.57%) VMS
9 35 (1.08%) Android
10 33 (1.02%) CentOS
11 31 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
12 30 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
13 28 (0.86%) Solaris
14 22 (0.68%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.31%) zOS
16 4 (0.12%) AIX
16 4 (0.12%) Debian
16 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.092%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,182 (36.37%) Agile
2 768 (23.63%) Software Engineering
3 721 (22.18%) DevOps
4 705 (21.69%) Actionable Insight
5 532 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
6 374 (11.51%) Project Management
7 321 (9.88%) Scrum
8 316 (9.72%) Mentoring
9 311 (9.57%) CI/CD
10 301 (9.26%) Systems Engineering
11 288 (8.86%) Cybersecurity
12 269 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
13 245 (7.54%) Collaborative Working
14 222 (6.83%) Open Source
15 221 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 215 (6.62%) ITIL
17 207 (6.37%) Kanban
18 204 (6.28%) Web Development
19 201 (6.18%) Artificial Intelligence
20 199 (6.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 629 (19.35%) Python
2 482 (14.83%) JavaScript
3 358 (11.02%) Java
4 272 (8.37%) C#
5 163 (5.02%) C
6 155 (4.77%) SQL
7 140 (4.31%) C++
8 124 (3.82%) PowerShell
9 111 (3.42%) TypeScript
10 106 (3.26%) Bash
11 67 (2.06%) MATLAB
12 57 (1.75%) Rust
13 53 (1.63%) Embedded C
14 41 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.20%) Go
16 33 (1.02%) Bicep
17 31 (0.95%) VB
18 30 (0.92%) Ada
19 25 (0.77%) VBScript
20 23 (0.71%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,917 (58.98%) SC Cleared
2 661 (20.34%) Degree
3 576 (17.72%) DV Cleared
4 363 (11.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 141 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 99 (3.05%) Azure Certification
7 94 (2.89%) AWS Certification
8 60 (1.85%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
9 57 (1.75%) CISSP
10 51 (1.57%) CISM
11 50 (1.54%) DBS Check
12 49 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 42 (1.29%) Master's Degree
14 35 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
15 33 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
16 32 (0.98%) CRISC
17 27 (0.83%) CCNP
18 25 (0.77%) CCNA
19 22 (0.68%) CISA
19 22 (0.68%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (3.69%) QA
2 85 (2.62%) Accessibility
3 58 (1.78%) NCSC
4 41 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (1.08%) NIST
6 32 (0.98%) COBIT
7 27 (0.83%) GDPR
7 27 (0.83%) PMO
8 25 (0.77%) JSP 440
9 23 (0.71%) SLA
10 18 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
11 17 (0.52%) GRC
11 17 (0.52%) RMADS
12 16 (0.49%) Data Quality
12 16 (0.49%) NIST 800
12 16 (0.49%) Software Quality Assurance
13 14 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 11 (0.34%) MISRA
15 10 (0.31%) Def Stans
15 10 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 211 (6.49%) Docker
2 171 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 64 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 58 (1.78%) Firmware
6 37 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.68%) vSphere
8 20 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
9 19 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.49%) pfSense
11 10 (0.31%) Embedded Firmware
11 10 (0.31%) NFS
12 9 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
12 9 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.12%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.031%) Lustre
15 1 (0.031%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 1 (0.031%) Snort
Systems Management
1 251 (7.72%) Ansible
2 240 (7.38%) Terraform
3 229 (7.05%) Kubernetes
4 64 (1.97%) SCCM
5 48 (1.48%) WSUS
6 44 (1.35%) SCOM
7 32 (0.98%) OpenView
8 31 (0.95%) Grafana
9 28 (0.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 28 (0.86%) Puppet
10 25 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
11 18 (0.55%) vCenter Server
12 16 (0.49%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.46%) Kibana
14 12 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 11 (0.34%) Progress Chef
15 11 (0.34%) Prometheus
16 10 (0.31%) SCDPM
17 5 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
17 5 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 473 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 195 (6.00%) ESRI
3 151 (4.65%) VMware
4 147 (4.52%) Oracle
5 96 (2.95%) ServiceNow
6 95 (2.92%) Cisco
7 72 (2.22%) Juniper
8 58 (1.78%) Xilinx
9 56 (1.72%) Sparx
10 54 (1.66%) IBM
11 52 (1.60%) HP
12 48 (1.48%) BMC
13 47 (1.45%) Remedy
14 45 (1.38%) Fortinet
15 36 (1.11%) NEC
16 30 (0.92%) Palo Alto
16 30 (0.92%) Red Hat
16 30 (0.92%) SAP
16 30 (0.92%) Thales
17 26 (0.80%) CheckPoint