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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 78 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 6 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.71% 1.51% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 4.85% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 7
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,300 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,700 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
226 206 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.62% 31.16% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 209 185 127
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) PCI DSS
2 9 (40.91%) Information Security
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) CISSP
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) CISA
4 5 (22.73%) CISM
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) Internet of Things
4 5 (22.73%) Cyber Security
4 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (22.73%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) COBIT
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (18.18%) OWASP
5 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (18.18%) BYOD
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 4 (18.18%) Finance

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
1 5 (22.73%) Wireless
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior WinForms Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) WinForms
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) LINQ
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (22.73%) Internet of Things
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) BYOD
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Information Security
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
2 5 (22.73%) Cyber Security
2 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) OWASP
3 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
3 4 (18.18%) BCP
3 4 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) ITSM
3 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) CISA
2 5 (22.73%) CISM
2 5 (22.73%) CISSP
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) PCI DSS
2 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (18.18%) COBIT
4 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) OpenView
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) OPNET
1 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
1 3 (13.64%) Juniper
1 3 (13.64%) F5
2 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
2 2 (9.09%) Nokia
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) BMC
3 1 (4.55%) CA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Compuware
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) NetScout
3 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.55%) NetQoS
3 1 (4.55%) Ipanema Technologies
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle