Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 86 118
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32 -20
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 30 56 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.49% 2.73% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.13% 11.24% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 50 32
Wales median annual salary £27,250 £33,934 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.70% -24.59% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,364 £29,750
90th Percentile £54,050 £61,304 £57,875
UK median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -5.26%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 369 498 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.31% 24.27% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 250 409 595
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,968 £57,946 £58,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Wales

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Wales over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Wales

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Wales region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
South Wales -5 28 £24,500 -35.53% 40
SC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (23.33%) CGI
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.00%) VPN
7 6 (20.00%) SLA
8 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 5 (16.67%) Firewall
8 5 (16.67%) VoIP
8 5 (16.67%) Python
8 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.67%) SCCM
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) REST
9 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 4 (13.33%) Wireless
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (13.33%) Problem Management

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Serverless
2 1 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) VPN
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) VoIP
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) HTTP
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) Intranet
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.33%) Power BI
3 1 (3.33%) Presto
3 1 (3.33%) QlikView
3 1 (3.33%) Redis
3 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Gatling
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) JMeter
2 3 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (10.00%) Rational Quality Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Protractor
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Deskside Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Deskside Support
1 7 (23.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support
1 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) CGI
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 4 (13.33%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Axis
5 1 (3.33%) COM
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) Kafka
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (3.33%) SAPUI5
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Break/Fix
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Microservices
5 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) ABAP
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) Go
7 1 (3.33%) Java 8
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Consul
3 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Kibana
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.33%) Gemalto
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) hybris
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau
5 1 (3.33%) VMware