Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 50 94
Rank change year-on-year +32 +44 -38
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 122 23 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 10.54% 3.70% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.86% 20.18% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 18
10th Percentile £31,025 £35,000 £29,525
25th Percentile £33,618 £41,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,750 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +12.18% -2.50%
75th Percentile £52,813 £52,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £70,000 " £60,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%

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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 331 114 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 28.61% 18.36% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 193 98 291
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,513
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,563 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,409 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.33% +0.93% +10.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £51,625 £53,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,325 £64,750
Wales median annual salary £40,678 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year -9.61% +5.26% +6.88%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in South Wales

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in South Wales.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in South Wales

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in South Wales

Security Cleared
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - 88 - - 3
Cardiff -4 19 £43,409 -13.18% 6
Newport -30 10 £42,630 +0.30% 17
Caerphilly - 3 £31,000 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 - -
Security Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 102 (83.61%) SC Cleared
2 78 (63.93%) Social Skills
3 61 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (30.33%) Java
6 36 (29.51%) Docker
7 35 (28.69%) Scrum
8 34 (27.87%) SQL
9 33 (27.05%) Terraform
10 32 (26.23%) Spring
10 32 (26.23%) REST
10 32 (26.23%) Jenkins
11 31 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (24.59%) Coaching
12 30 (24.59%) Microservices
13 29 (23.77%) SOA
14 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (22.13%) Analytics
14 27 (22.13%) BDD
15 26 (21.31%) Open Source
15 26 (21.31%) Hibernate
15 26 (21.31%) Big Data
15 26 (21.31%) Big Data Analytics
15 26 (21.31%) Data Analytics
15 26 (21.31%) GitHub
15 26 (21.31%) Middleware
15 26 (21.31%) Project Management
15 26 (21.31%) TDD
15 26 (21.31%) JavaBeans
15 26 (21.31%) GraphQL

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (3.28%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) Confluence
2 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.82%) FileNet
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) EngageOne
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Staffware
2 1 (0.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.31%) GitHub
1 26 (21.31%) Serverless
2 12 (9.84%) AWS
3 10 (8.20%) Azure
4 3 (2.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.82%) GCP
5 1 (0.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (7.38%) SAN
2 6 (4.92%) Firewall
2 6 (4.92%) FTP
2 6 (4.92%) HTTP
2 6 (4.92%) Internet
2 6 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (4.92%) LAN
2 6 (4.92%) SMTP
2 6 (4.92%) Sourcefire
2 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.92%) VPN
2 6 (4.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.31%) Big Data
2 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
3 20 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.64%) Metadata
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) Metadata Repository
6 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (26.23%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (5.74%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.92%) JIRA
5 2 (1.64%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.64%) JMeter
5 2 (1.64%) Maven
5 2 (1.64%) Selenium
5 2 (1.64%) Serenity BDD
6 1 (0.82%) Ant
6 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.82%) GitLab
6 1 (0.82%) REST Assured
6 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (63.93%) Social Skills
2 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (16.39%) Welsh Language
4 10 (8.20%) Organisational Skills
5 6 (4.92%) Games
6 5 (4.10%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.82%) Law
9 1 (0.82%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 54 (44.26%) Developer
2 27 (22.13%) Analyst
2 27 (22.13%) Java Developer
3 20 (16.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 20 (16.39%) Report Developer
4 19 (15.57%) Service Analyst
4 19 (15.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (15.57%) Technical Analyst
4 19 (15.57%) Technical Services Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) Consultant
6 9 (7.38%) Backup Consultant
6 9 (7.38%) Storage and Backup Consultant
6 9 (7.38%) Storage Consultant
7 6 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) WebOps Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.28%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.46%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) REST
1 32 (26.23%) Spring
2 26 (21.31%) GraphQL
2 26 (21.31%) Hibernate
2 26 (21.31%) JavaBeans
2 26 (21.31%) Middleware
3 9 (7.38%) Web Services
4 6 (4.92%) LDAP
5 5 (4.10%) .NET
5 5 (4.10%) JSON
6 4 (3.28%) Java EE
6 4 (3.28%) React
7 3 (2.46%) Express
7 3 (2.46%) HTML
7 3 (2.46%) HTML5
7 3 (2.46%) XML
8 2 (1.64%) CSS
8 2 (1.64%) CSS3
8 2 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.92%) Analytical Mindset
2 6 (4.92%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (4.92%) PKI
3 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.46%) NHS
4 3 (2.46%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) PMI
6 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Linux
2 5 (4.10%) Unix
3 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Mesosphere
4 1 (0.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.69%) Scrum
4 31 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (24.59%) Coaching
5 30 (24.59%) Microservices
6 29 (23.77%) SOA
7 27 (22.13%) Analytics
7 27 (22.13%) BDD
8 26 (21.31%) Big Data Analytics
8 26 (21.31%) Data Analytics
8 26 (21.31%) Open Source
8 26 (21.31%) Project Management
8 26 (21.31%) TDD
9 24 (19.67%) Change Management
10 21 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (17.21%) Data Modelling
11 20 (16.39%) Logical Data Model
11 20 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (16.39%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.33%) Java
2 34 (27.87%) SQL
3 26 (21.31%) Java 8
4 20 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.28%) C
6 4 (3.28%) C#
6 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.28%) Python
6 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.46%) PHP
7 3 (2.46%) Ruby
8 2 (1.64%) Scala
9 1 (0.82%) Go
9 1 (0.82%) Groovy
9 1 (0.82%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (83.61%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) Degree
3 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) PMP
4 1 (0.82%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.82%) HND
4 1 (0.82%) IIBA
4 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) PMO
3 1 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 36 (29.51%) Docker
2 9 (7.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (27.05%) Terraform
2 9 (7.38%) NetBackup
3 8 (6.56%) Kubernetes
4 7 (5.74%) Ansible
5 6 (4.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.39%) IBM
3 14 (11.48%) Oracle
4 9 (7.38%) Dell
4 9 (7.38%) EMC
4 9 (7.38%) Hitachi
4 9 (7.38%) HP
4 9 (7.38%) NetApp
4 9 (7.38%) Veritas
5 6 (4.92%) ArcSight
5 6 (4.92%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.92%) Cisco
5 6 (4.92%) F5
5 6 (4.92%) Juniper
5 6 (4.92%) Splunk
5 6 (4.92%) TippingPoint
5 6 (4.92%) Trend Micro
6 4 (3.28%) AppDynamics
6 4 (3.28%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.64%) Remedy