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

Security Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 63 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 67 71 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.35% 3.68% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.54% 16.06% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 62
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,405 £26,325
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,000 £56,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -

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 405 442 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.26% 22.91% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 277 374 617
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £24,868 £22,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,946 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 October 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 October 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 +25 62 £40,000 - 49
Mid Wales - 2 £26,500 -
North Wales - 1 £40,000 - 2
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (47.76%) SC Cleared
2 22 (32.84%) SAP
3 19 (28.36%) SAP BPC
4 18 (26.87%) Finance
4 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (22.39%) SAP BW
7 14 (20.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 12 (17.91%) C#
9 11 (16.42%) Java
9 11 (16.42%) Windows
10 10 (14.93%) Linux
11 9 (13.43%) SQL
11 9 (13.43%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (13.43%) Cisco
11 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.94%) Scrum
13 7 (10.45%) CGI
13 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
13 7 (10.45%) Python
13 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
14 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
14 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
14 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.96%) Degree
14 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (8.96%) Jenkins

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 (5.97%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.48%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (28.36%) SAP BPC
2 5 (7.46%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Serverless
3 1 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) DNS
2 5 (7.46%) HTTP
2 5 (7.46%) LAN
2 5 (7.46%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) Intranet
4 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) SMS
4 1 (1.49%) SSH
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) VLAN
4 1 (1.49%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SAP BW
2 14 (20.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.43%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.46%) Big Data
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.48%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.48%) Power BI
6 3 (4.48%) Presto
6 3 (4.48%) QlikView
7 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.49%) HBase
8 1 (1.49%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.96%) JMeter
2 5 (7.46%) Gatling
2 5 (7.46%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (7.46%) Rational Quality Manager
2 5 (7.46%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) JUnit
4 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.49%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.49%) Protractor
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Consultant
2 21 (31.34%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (20.90%) SAP BW Consultant
4 10 (14.93%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) SAP Support
6 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) CRM Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) SAP Support Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Support Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) CGI
2 6 (8.96%) Middleware
2 6 (8.96%) REST
3 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.48%) Spring
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.99%) HTML
4 2 (2.99%) HTML5
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Axis
5 1 (1.49%) COM
5 1 (1.49%) CSS
5 1 (1.49%) LDAP
5 1 (1.49%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.49%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.49%) SAPUI5
5 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) CESG
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.94%) Scrum
4 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
5 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.46%) CRM
6 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.97%) Analytics
7 4 (5.97%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (5.97%) Service Management
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL
8 3 (4.48%) Network Design
8 3 (4.48%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) C#
2 11 (16.42%) Java
3 9 (13.43%) SQL
4 7 (10.45%) Python
4 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.46%) C
6 5 (7.46%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) ABAP
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Java 8
9 1 (1.49%) R
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (47.76%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.48%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) ISEB
5 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) CISA
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) ECDL
6 1 (1.49%) HND
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
1 1 (1.49%) QRadar
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) SAP
2 9 (13.43%) Cisco
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) IBM
4 3 (4.48%) Juniper
4 3 (4.48%) Tableau
5 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.99%) McAfee
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.49%) Gemalto
6 1 (1.49%) hybris
6 1 (1.49%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.49%) NetApp
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.49%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) Splunk