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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 62 25 55
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +30
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 40 77 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.92% 7.62% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.40% 22.00% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 38 65 24
Average salary £43,250 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £29,700 £27,213
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
SC Cleared
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
351 350 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.62% 34.62% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 303 290 228
Average salary £38,400 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Wales

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Wales

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -42 36 £43,000 - 6
North Wales - 4 £51,500 -
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 93 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (43.01%) Firewall
3 37 (39.78%) Cisco
4 33 (35.48%) Juniper
5 31 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (25.81%) CheckPoint
6 24 (25.81%) ITIL
7 23 (24.73%) CCNA
8 18 (19.35%) Nokia
8 18 (19.35%) Finance
9 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
10 16 (17.20%) F5
11 15 (16.13%) Avaya
12 14 (15.05%) CA
12 14 (15.05%) Nortel
12 14 (15.05%) CCNP
12 14 (15.05%) SNMP
12 14 (15.05%) Radware
12 14 (15.05%) CA Spectrum
12 14 (15.05%) e-Health
12 14 (15.05%) Nortel Alteon
13 11 (11.83%) Supplier Management
13 11 (11.83%) Network Security
13 11 (11.83%) Change Control
13 11 (11.83%) WAN
13 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
14 10 (10.75%) LAN
14 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (9.68%) Network Design

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (2.15%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.08%) Lync
2 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Office
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.01%) Firewall
2 14 (15.05%) Nortel Alteon
2 14 (15.05%) SNMP
3 11 (11.83%) WAN
3 11 (11.83%) Network Security
4 10 (10.75%) LAN
5 9 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.38%) Wireless
7 3 (3.23%) VoIP
7 3 (3.23%) VPN
8 2 (2.15%) SAN
9 1 (1.08%) MPLS
9 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.08%) Frame Relay
9 1 (1.08%) IPsec
9 1 (1.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.08%) JMeter
2 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Military
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.83%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.83%) Security Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.60%) Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) Spring
1 8 (8.60%) REST
2 6 (6.45%) JSON
2 6 (6.45%) HTML5
2 6 (6.45%) HTML
2 6 (6.45%) XML
3 5 (5.38%) Hibernate
3 5 (5.38%) Web Services
4 3 (3.23%) Spring Integration
4 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.23%) J2EE
5 2 (2.15%) SOAP
5 2 (2.15%) JSF
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) e-Health
2 6 (6.45%) Life Science
2 6 (6.45%) Open Source
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.15%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
2 11 (11.83%) Supplier Management
2 11 (11.83%) Change Control
3 9 (9.68%) Network Design
3 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.60%) Change Management
4 8 (8.60%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.53%) Service Management
6 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.38%) Project Management
8 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.30%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.30%) Scrum
8 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.23%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) Java
2 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.38%) SQL
4 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.23%) VB
4 3 (3.23%) C
4 3 (3.23%) VB6
5 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (24.73%) CCNA
4 14 (15.05%) CCNP
5 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (4.30%) VCP4
7 2 (2.15%) Degree
7 2 (2.15%) CCSP
8 1 (1.08%) MCP
8 1 (1.08%) MCSE
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.08%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (39.78%) Cisco
2 33 (35.48%) Juniper
3 24 (25.81%) CheckPoint
4 18 (19.35%) Nokia
5 16 (17.20%) F5
6 15 (16.13%) Avaya
7 14 (15.05%) CA
7 14 (15.05%) Nortel
7 14 (15.05%) Radware
8 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.53%) Blue Coat
10 6 (6.45%) McAfee
10 6 (6.45%) HP
11 4 (4.30%) Remedy
12 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (2.15%) IBM
12 2 (2.15%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.08%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.08%) Fujitsu
13 1 (1.08%) VMware
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