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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 48 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 17 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.55% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.49% 0.88% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 2
Average salary £42,500 £21,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.67% -50.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £16,300 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £26,700 £46,750
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
162 226 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.29% 38.24% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 137 191 135
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 27 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 11 (40.74%) Network Security
3 11 (40.74%) Juniper
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (25.93%) F5
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
5 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.93%) SLA
6 6 (22.22%) Nokia
6 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (18.52%) CCNP
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) Wireless
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Spring
8 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
8 4 (14.81%) REST
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
9 3 (11.11%) Spring Integration

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) Network Security
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) MPLS
7 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.70%) ATM
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) Frame Relay
7 1 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Network Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Security Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Designer
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Senior WinForms Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Wintel Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) XML
1 4 (14.81%) JSON
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
1 4 (14.81%) HTML5
1 4 (14.81%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) Spring Integration
2 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
3 1 (3.70%) LINQ
3 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.70%) WinForms
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.70%) MVVM
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) CCNP
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Juniper
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.93%) F5
4 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 6 (22.22%) Nokia
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.70%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix