Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 96 93
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 35 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.01% 2.19% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.70% 8.75% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 39
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,875 £27,200
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.09% +50.28% -32.00%
10th Percentile £26,600 £30,177 £26,400
90th Percentile £56,875 £54,950 £54,200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -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 361 480 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.75% 25.05% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 270 319 436
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +7.01%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £23,375
90th Percentile £60,125 £57,500 £53,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 0 32 £45,000 +10.09% 25
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 33 (94.29%) SC Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) SLA
3 9 (25.71%) LAN
4 8 (22.86%) VoIP
4 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) WAN
5 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (17.14%) C
6 6 (17.14%) Wireless
6 6 (17.14%) Military
6 6 (17.14%) Change Control
6 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) SCCM
7 5 (14.29%) C++
7 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) UML
7 5 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) VPN
7 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco
8 4 (11.43%) MPLS
8 4 (11.43%) Java
8 4 (11.43%) VMware

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 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
2 8 (22.86%) VoIP
3 7 (20.00%) WAN
4 6 (17.14%) Wireless
5 5 (14.29%) VPN
6 4 (11.43%) Firewall
6 4 (11.43%) MPLS
7 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.71%) SNMP
9 1 (2.86%) Intranet
9 1 (2.86%) SAN
9 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JMeter
1 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
1 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) Military
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Deskside Support
3 5 (14.29%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.71%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) CSS3
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) React
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.86%) LPAR
5 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) Change Control
2 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) OO
3 5 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (14.29%) UML
4 4 (11.43%) Microservices
4 4 (11.43%) Ticket Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Open Source
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
2 5 (14.29%) C++
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) Java 8
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Jython
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) CITP
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Mesos
3 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Mitel
4 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Talend