Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 86 84
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 -40
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 69 70 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.32% 2.65% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.29% 9.86% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61 64 68
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £45,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% +20.81% -17.22%
10th Percentile £29,405 £29,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £56,750 £57,875
UK median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year -2.11% +3.83% -3.68%

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 519 710 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.94% 26.85% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 432 608 708
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,434
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.23% +1.24%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,260
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
West Wales +24 44 £41,967 -23.00% 1
South Wales -11 24 £38,000 -15.56% 7
North Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 57 (82.61%) SC Cleared
2 36 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.99%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (26.09%) QA
6 17 (24.64%) Business Transformation
6 17 (24.64%) Software Delivery
7 14 (20.29%) Project Management
8 13 (18.84%) Business Analysis
9 10 (14.49%) Windows
10 9 (13.04%) SQL
10 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 8 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
12 7 (10.14%) GIS
12 7 (10.14%) Finance
12 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.14%) Oracle
12 7 (10.14%) SAP
13 6 (8.70%) C#
13 6 (8.70%) C++
13 6 (8.70%) ERP
13 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (8.70%) Military
13 6 (8.70%) IIBA
13 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
14 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
14 5 (7.25%) Migration
14 5 (7.25%) Scrum

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 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.45%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.45%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.45%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) G Suite
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) DHCP
1 4 (5.80%) DNS
1 4 (5.80%) VPN
2 3 (4.35%) FTP
2 3 (4.35%) PBX
2 3 (4.35%) VoIP
3 2 (2.90%) VLAN
3 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.90%) Wireless
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) GIS
2 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) MS Access
2 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Military
3 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.90%) Romanian Language
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Consultant
4 6 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.70%) Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Head of IT
5 5 (7.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) J2EE
2 3 (4.35%) MFC
2 3 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (2.90%) HTML
3 2 (2.90%) HTML5
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.45%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.45%) JDBC
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 5 (7.25%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.35%) Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.64%) Business Transformation
3 17 (24.64%) Software Delivery
4 14 (20.29%) Project Management
5 13 (18.84%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.70%) ERP
8 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.25%) Migration
9 5 (7.25%) Scrum
9 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.80%) Business Process Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) ITIL
10 4 (5.80%) SEO
11 3 (4.35%) API Development
11 3 (4.35%) Stress Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) C#
2 6 (8.70%) C++
3 4 (5.80%) C
3 4 (5.80%) Java
4 3 (4.35%) Korn
4 3 (4.35%) Perl
4 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.35%) VBA
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) ABAP
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (82.61%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) IIBA
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) CBAP
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.90%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
2 7 (10.14%) SAP
3 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco
4 3 (4.35%) HP
4 3 (4.35%) LANDesk
4 3 (4.35%) Lotus
4 3 (4.35%) McAfee
5 2 (2.90%) BMC
6 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.45%) F5
6 1 (1.45%) Google
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Juniper
6 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.45%) Remedy