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

Security Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 74 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 72 66 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.75% 3.14% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.51% 13.02% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 75
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,962 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £80,121 £56,750
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% - -

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 436 507 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.73% 24.10% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 277 416 627
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,875 £54,850
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +46 67 £41,250 -8.33% 28
West Wales -15 2 £50,000 - 5
Mid Wales - 2 £26,500 -
North Wales - 1 £40,000 - 4
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 35 (48.61%) SC Cleared
2 21 (29.17%) SAP
2 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (26.39%) Finance
3 19 (26.39%) SAP BPC
4 18 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (25.00%) C#
4 18 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 15 (20.83%) SAP BW
5 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.44%) Degree
6 14 (19.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 13 (18.06%) Scrum
7 13 (18.06%) Linux
8 12 (16.67%) Windows
9 11 (15.28%) .NET
9 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.50%) Java
11 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 9 (12.50%) SQL
12 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (11.11%) Cisco
12 8 (11.11%) Middleware
13 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
13 7 (9.72%) IBM
13 7 (9.72%) CSS
13 7 (9.72%) HTML
13 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration

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 (4.17%) Apache Pig
1 3 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.78%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (26.39%) SAP BPC
2 4 (5.56%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) DNS
2 5 (6.94%) HTTP
3 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.17%) VLAN
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.78%) Internet
4 2 (2.78%) LAN
4 2 (2.78%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (1.39%) SMS
5 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SAP BW
2 14 (19.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.56%) Big Data
4 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (4.17%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.17%) Power BI
5 3 (4.17%) Presto
5 3 (4.17%) QlikView
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) JMeter
1 6 (8.33%) Rational Team Concert
2 5 (6.94%) Gatling
2 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (6.94%) Rational Quality Manager
3 2 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.39%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.39%) Protractor
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Consultant
2 20 (27.78%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (19.44%) Developer
3 14 (19.44%) SAP BW Consultant
4 9 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) SAP Support
8 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) SAP Support Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) SSIS Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) Middleware
3 7 (9.72%) CSS
3 7 (9.72%) HTML
3 7 (9.72%) REST
4 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.94%) Aurelia
5 5 (6.94%) HTML5
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Core
6 4 (5.56%) Web Services
7 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.78%) CGI
8 2 (2.78%) SAP Basis
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Axis
9 1 (1.39%) Dojo
9 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.39%) jQuery
9 1 (1.39%) SOAP
9 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) CESG
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 12 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (6.94%) Unix
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.78%) Android
5 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 18 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.06%) Scrum
5 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Analytics
8 4 (5.56%) CRM
8 4 (5.56%) ETL
8 4 (5.56%) ETL Development
8 4 (5.56%) Information Management
8 4 (5.56%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.17%) Network Design
9 3 (4.17%) SIEM
9 3 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) C#
2 9 (12.50%) Java
2 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (6.94%) C
5 5 (6.94%) C++
5 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Java 8
8 1 (1.39%) R
8 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) SC Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) Degree
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.56%) CCNP
5 3 (4.17%) CCNA
5 3 (4.17%) CISA
6 2 (2.78%) ISEB
6 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) CEH
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.39%) ECDL
7 1 (1.39%) HND
7 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.39%) MCSA
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) QRadar
2 2 (2.78%) PTC Integrity
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) SAP
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco
4 7 (9.72%) IBM
5 5 (6.94%) Juniper
6 3 (4.17%) AlienVault
6 3 (4.17%) LogRhythm
6 3 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.17%) Remedy
6 3 (4.17%) Splunk
6 3 (4.17%) Tableau
7 2 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.78%) McAfee
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) PTC
7 2 (2.78%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.39%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat