Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 120 98
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 -35
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 31 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.64% 1.26% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.83% 4.64% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 45
Wales median annual salary £32,000 £49,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.68% +17.06% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,466 £34,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £51,949 £58,000 £54,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 454 646 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.96% 27.22% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 344 543 694
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,650 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,600 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +15 18 £34,000 -24.44% 8
West Wales +13 12 £31,100 -42.94%
North Wales - 1 £30,000 - 1
SC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Project Management
5 9 (29.03%) QA
5 9 (29.03%) Business Transformation
5 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) C
9 4 (12.90%) VBA
9 4 (12.90%) SAP
9 4 (12.90%) Unix
9 4 (12.90%) ERP
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
10 3 (9.68%) Spring
10 3 (9.68%) Korn
10 3 (9.68%) Degree
10 3 (9.68%) IIBA
10 3 (9.68%) CBAP
10 3 (9.68%) Earned Value Management
10 3 (9.68%) Change Control
10 3 (9.68%) ITIL
10 3 (9.68%) J2EE
10 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
10 3 (9.68%) Java

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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) G Suite
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) FTP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) VLAN
2 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) Power BI
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Military
1 2 (6.45%) Romanian Language
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Software Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Project Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Project Controller
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Business Development Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Development Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Product Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Information Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
1 3 (9.68%) Spring
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) HTML5
2 2 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Business Transformation
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
2 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) ERP
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Earned Value Management
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Information Management
6 2 (6.45%) Network Management
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) RUP
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) C
3 4 (12.90%) VBA
4 3 (9.68%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Korn
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) CBAP
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) IIBA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) BMC
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com