Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 83 77
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +25
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 9 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.73% 0.89% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.75% 5.62% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Cardiff median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +11.94% -42.24%
10th Percentile £36,500 £29,585 £28,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,300 £40,950
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £24,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +59.18% -35.53% -5.00%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 240 178 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.58% 15.77% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 212 135 145
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £26,611 £21,550 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,200 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% +7.14%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared 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 in Cardiff.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cardiff over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (77.78%) CISSP
3 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 7 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) CCSP
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) ITSM
5 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (44.44%) Workflow
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) VoIP
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
5 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
5 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
5 4 (44.44%) Nessus
5 4 (44.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (44.44%) Fraud Detection
5 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (44.44%) Public Cloud

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
1 4 (44.44%) Skype
1 4 (44.44%) VoIP
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Fraud Detection
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Server Management
3 4 (44.44%) Social Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (44.44%) CCSP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) CISA
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) CREST Certified
4 3 (33.33%) Cyber Scheme
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) GIAC
4 3 (33.33%) Master's Degree
4 3 (33.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) BitLocker
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nessus
2 3 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft