Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 78 87
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 32 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.91% 0.45% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.02% 2.03% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 18
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -31.28% +16.07%
10th Percentile £32,825 £25,250 £34,300
90th Percentile £58,000 £46,000 £65,375
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%

Security 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 188 197 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.08% 22.16% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 147 168 315
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,250 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.41%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared 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 in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cardiff over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 17 (53.13%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (46.88%) SAP
2 15 (46.88%) SAP BW
2 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SAP BPC
3 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 14 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (43.75%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 14 (43.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.00%) Linux
4 8 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (21.88%) Python
5 7 (21.88%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 6 (18.75%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 5 (15.63%) Rational Team Concert
7 5 (15.63%) Rational Quality Manager
7 5 (15.63%) Gatling
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
7 5 (15.63%) Middleware
7 5 (15.63%) HTTP
7 5 (15.63%) IBM
7 5 (15.63%) JMeter

Security 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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (46.88%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.13%) SMS
3 1 (3.13%) SSH
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SAP BW
2 14 (43.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (12.50%) Big Data
4 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
5 3 (9.38%) Power BI
5 3 (9.38%) Presto
5 3 (9.38%) QlikView
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) HBase
6 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) Gatling
2 5 (15.63%) JMeter
2 5 (15.63%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (15.63%) Rational Quality Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Protractor
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Consultant
1 14 (43.75%) SAP BW Consultant
1 14 (43.75%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer in Test
6 1 (3.13%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) REST
2 5 (15.63%) Middleware
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Axis
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) CESG
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (43.75%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 14 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.13%) Data Science
7 1 (3.13%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (3.13%) SDET
7 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
7 1 (3.13%) Threat Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
1 7 (21.88%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) CISA
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) QRadar
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Tableau
4 2 (6.25%) Juniper
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.13%) Gemalto
5 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) VMware