The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 56 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 16 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.30% 2.24% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.42% 5.93% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 2
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,800 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,250 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Security 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
190 253 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.30% 37.82% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 153 207 138
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £36,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) Firewall
3 10 (33.33%) Network Security
3 10 (33.33%) Juniper
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (26.67%) PCI DSS
6 7 (23.33%) SLA
6 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (23.33%) Information Security
6 7 (23.33%) F5
7 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.00%) Nokia
7 6 (20.00%) CCNP
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) ITSM
9 4 (13.33%) Wireless
9 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (13.33%) OWASP
9 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
9 4 (13.33%) Open Source

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) Network Security
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 4 (13.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) ATM
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) IPv4
5 1 (3.33%) IPv6
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS
5 1 (3.33%) OSPF
5 1 (3.33%) BGP
5 1 (3.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior WinForms Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML5
1 4 (13.33%) JSON
1 4 (13.33%) Spring
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) XML
1 4 (13.33%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) Spring Integration
2 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) WPF
3 1 (3.33%) LINQ
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (13.33%) Internet of Things
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) BYOD
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Information Security
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) ITSM
4 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.33%) OWASP
4 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 4 (13.33%) Open Source
4 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) BCP
4 4 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security
4 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CISA
3 4 (13.33%) CISM
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (23.33%) SLA
3 4 (13.33%) COBIT
3 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Juniper
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (23.33%) F5
3 6 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (20.00%) Nokia
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) VMware