Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 83 73
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 66 57 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.53% 2.76% 2.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.60% 10.38% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 67
Wales median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,020 £24,600
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,956 £51,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 452 549 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.15% 26.56% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 291 412 628
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% +12.68% -11.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,275 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,625 £52,500
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.12% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Wales

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Wales.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Wales

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Wales over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Wales

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 June 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 +37 62 £42,000 +55.56% 19
West Wales -7 2 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Mid Wales -24 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 42 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 22 (33.33%) C#
3 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.82%) Degree
4 18 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (24.24%) Scrum
6 15 (22.73%) .NET
7 14 (21.21%) SAP
8 13 (19.70%) Windows
8 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
9 12 (18.18%) Linux
9 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.15%) SAP BW
10 10 (15.15%) HTML
11 9 (13.64%) SQL
11 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.64%) IBM
11 9 (13.64%) Finance
11 9 (13.64%) SAP BPC
11 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
11 9 (13.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.64%) Rational Team Concert
12 8 (12.12%) Aurelia
12 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 8 (12.12%) HTML5
12 8 (12.12%) REST
12 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
12 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.12%) Cisco

Security 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 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.52%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.64%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) HTTP
2 5 (7.58%) DNS
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) VLAN
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SAP BW
2 9 (13.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.55%) Power BI
8 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.03%) Big Data
8 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (3.03%) Presto
8 2 (3.03%) QlikView
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Rational Team Concert
2 7 (10.61%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (10.61%) Rational Quality Manager
3 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.09%) JMeter
4 5 (7.58%) Gatling
4 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (3.03%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.52%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.52%) Avionics
2 1 (1.52%) Military
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Consultant
3 11 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) SAP BW Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) SSIS Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) SAP BPC Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
3 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.12%) Aurelia
4 8 (12.12%) CSS
4 8 (12.12%) HTML5
4 8 (12.12%) REST
5 7 (10.61%) Middleware
6 6 (9.09%) .NET Core
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.55%) Web Services
9 2 (3.03%) SAP Basis
10 1 (1.52%) Dojo
10 1 (1.52%) jQuery
10 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Unix
4 2 (3.03%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (24.24%) Scrum
4 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.61%) ETL
6 7 (10.61%) ETL Development
6 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) Information Management
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.55%) Network Design
10 3 (4.55%) SIEM
10 3 (4.55%) Test Management
10 3 (4.55%) Threat Analysis
10 3 (4.55%) Threat Intelligence
10 3 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) C#
2 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.64%) SQL
4 8 (12.12%) Java
5 7 (10.61%) C
5 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.61%) TypeScript
6 6 (9.09%) C++
6 6 (9.09%) Python
7 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
9 1 (1.52%) R
9 1 (1.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 21 (31.82%) Degree
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.06%) CCNA
4 4 (6.06%) CCNP
5 3 (4.55%) CISA
6 2 (3.03%) CBAP
6 2 (3.03%) ISEB
6 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.52%) CCA
7 1 (1.52%) CEH
7 1 (1.52%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) COSHH
2 1 (1.52%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.52%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.52%) DO-254
2 1 (1.52%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) QRadar
2 2 (3.03%) PTC Integrity
3 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) SAP
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) IBM
4 8 (12.12%) Cisco
5 5 (7.58%) Juniper
6 3 (4.55%) AlienVault
6 3 (4.55%) LogRhythm
6 3 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.55%) Splunk
7 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.03%) McAfee
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (3.03%) PTC
7 2 (3.03%) Remedy
7 2 (3.03%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.03%) Tableau
7 2 (3.03%) VMware
8 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.52%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com