Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 80 81
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 -22
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 40 63 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.11% 2.70% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.23% 10.33% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 49 69
Wales median annual salary £33,375 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.56% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,026 £26,400 £24,230
90th Percentile £53,625 £54,350 £58,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -1.04%

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 486 610 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.58% 26.15% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 338 485 664
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,200 £21,000
90th Percentile £58,562 £57,500 £51,100
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -7 30 £38,000 -5.00% 15
West Wales +15 6 £31,100 -42.94%
North Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 10 (25.00%) SAP
5 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (22.50%) Degree
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (22.50%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) Windows
7 8 (20.00%) Linux
7 8 (20.00%) C#
8 7 (17.50%) Rational Team Concert
9 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.00%) C
9 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (12.50%) Unix
10 5 (12.50%) .NET
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle
10 5 (12.50%) HTML
10 5 (12.50%) Java
10 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) SAP Basis
10 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.50%) QA
10 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.50%) HTML5

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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) G Suite
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) FTP
2 3 (7.50%) VLAN
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Rational Team Concert
2 4 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (10.00%) Rational Quality Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Gatling
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.50%) JMeter
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.50%) Military
2 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.00%) Romanian Language
3 1 (2.50%) Avionics
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Junior
5 4 (10.00%) Junior Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Junior SAP Basis Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Junior SAP Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Project Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Project Controller
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Development Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Development Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
1 5 (12.50%) HTML5
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Basis
2 4 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.50%) Aurelia
3 3 (7.50%) J2EE
3 3 (7.50%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
3 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) ERP
5 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Test Management
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) Earned Value Management
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) ETL Development
6 3 (7.50%) Information Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) C
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.00%) VBA
6 3 (7.50%) C++
6 3 (7.50%) Korn
6 3 (7.50%) Perl
6 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) CBAP
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.50%) CCA
5 1 (2.50%) CEH
5 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) COSHH
2 1 (2.50%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.50%) DO-254
2 1 (2.50%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP ALM
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) SAP
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) BMC
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.50%) Splunk