The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 55 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 9 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.46% 1.62% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.03% 6.20% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £34,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
SC Cleared
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
179 129 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.11% 26.17% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 161 113 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,178 £23,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region.

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) REST
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) JSON
4 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) OOD
5 4 (21.05%) J2EE
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) Frame Relay
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) ATM
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Services Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Spring
1 7 (36.84%) REST
2 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) JSF
7 1 (5.26%) Spring Integration
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) OOD
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) CCSE
4 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Juniper
2 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) TOWER Software