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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 47 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 19 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.87% 0.83% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.73% 2.11% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £28,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.78% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £17,600 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £39,600 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +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
177 237 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.70% 39.17% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 146 197 139
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £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% -

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 5 May 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 28 (84.85%) SC Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) Network Security
3 12 (36.36%) Juniper
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
6 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
7 7 (21.21%) Information Security
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) SLA
7 7 (21.21%) CCNP
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
7 7 (21.21%) F5
8 6 (18.18%) Cyber Security
8 6 (18.18%) Nokia
8 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) HTML
10 4 (12.12%) Java
10 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.12%) XML
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL
10 4 (12.12%) VPN
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.12%) WAN
10 4 (12.12%) CISSP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) Network Security
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.12%) Wireless
4 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 4 (12.12%) Internet
5 3 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) IPsec
6 2 (6.06%) MPLS
6 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.06%) ATM
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) OSPF
7 1 (3.03%) BGP
7 1 (3.03%) IPv4
7 1 (3.03%) IPv6
7 1 (3.03%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Security Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Designer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior WinForms Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Wintel Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) XML
1 4 (12.12%) JSON
1 4 (12.12%) Spring
1 4 (12.12%) HTML5
1 4 (12.12%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) Spring Integration
2 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) LINQ
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.03%) WinForms
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (12.12%) Open Source
1 4 (12.12%) Internet of Things
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) BYOD
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Information Security
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) ITSM
4 4 (12.12%) BCP
4 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
4 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
4 4 (12.12%) OWASP
4 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) CISSP
3 4 (12.12%) CISA
3 4 (12.12%) CISM
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
2 7 (21.21%) SLA
3 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (12.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Juniper
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.21%) F5
4 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 6 (18.18%) Nokia
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.03%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix