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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 55 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 13 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.95% 0.46% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% 1.20% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 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 £35,000 £16,300 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £26,700 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
184 250 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.63% 38.11% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 148 205 132
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 22 May 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 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) Network Security
3 10 (37.04%) Juniper
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (25.93%) SLA
5 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) F5
6 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (22.22%) Nokia
6 6 (22.22%) CCNP
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Wireless
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) CCNA
8 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Spring
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
8 4 (14.81%) REST
9 3 (11.11%) Spring Integration

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) Network Security
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior WinForms Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Wintel Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) XML
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
1 4 (14.81%) JSON
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%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
3 1 (3.70%) LINQ
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) WinForms
3 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.70%) MVVM
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
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%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) 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 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) VMware