Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 101 133
Rank change year-on-year +18 +32 -26
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 41 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.34% 1.99% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.95% 7.60% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 9
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -15.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £30,591 £33,300
90th Percentile £54,975 £56,000 £47,600
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -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 343 500 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.60% 26.19% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 257 334 471
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £38,875 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% +3.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,900 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,250 £55,000
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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 +9 37 £43,750 +7.03% 47
SC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 18 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) SLA
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
4 10 (24.39%) VoIP
5 8 (19.51%) VPN
5 8 (19.51%) C
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 8 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.07%) SCCM
6 7 (17.07%) LAN
7 6 (14.63%) WAN
7 6 (14.63%) Java
7 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.63%) Military
7 6 (14.63%) Wireless
7 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.20%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
8 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.20%) C++
8 5 (12.20%) ITIL
8 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
8 5 (12.20%) Linux
8 5 (12.20%) UML
8 5 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (12.20%) OO

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 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) VoIP
2 8 (19.51%) VPN
3 7 (17.07%) LAN
4 6 (14.63%) WAN
4 6 (14.63%) Wireless
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
6 3 (7.32%) MPLS
7 2 (4.88%) Intranet
7 2 (4.88%) SAN
7 2 (4.88%) SNMP
7 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Redis
2 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) JMeter
1 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.44%) LoadUI
1 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 6 (14.63%) Military
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Deskside Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Deskside Support
1 8 (19.51%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Desktop Support
1 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) CGI
2 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) LPAR
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
1 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) OO
3 5 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.20%) UML
4 4 (9.76%) Microservices
4 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.32%) Ticket Management
6 2 (4.88%) Break/Fix
6 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.88%) Decision-Making
6 2 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) C
2 6 (14.63%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) ABAP
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) Go
6 1 (2.44%) Java 8
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Jython
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CITP
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.44%) Consul
3 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) Kibana
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) hybris
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Mitel
4 1 (2.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.44%) Talend