Security Cleared Jobs in Wales

Security Clearance
UK > Wales

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 11 12 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +34
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 226 249 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 9.50% 14.59% 9.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.71% 37.50% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 43 35
10th Percentile £34,427 - £33,314
25th Percentile £41,904 £26,391 £37,057
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,800 £36,082 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +62.96% -35.86% +26.93%
75th Percentile £70,250 £49,600 £71,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,070 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales

Security Cleared falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in Wales.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 517 664 684
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 21.74% 38.90% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 196 233 245
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,391 £29,250
25th Percentile £32,688 £32,500 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,241 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.80% -5.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,497 £71,250
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Wales

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Wales.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Wales

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Wales over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

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 June 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales -1 208 £60,000 +114.70% 34
West Wales +7 7 £46,131 -0.17% 3
Mid Wales - 4 £35,000 -
North Wales - 1 £33,500 - 1
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (16.81%) WebLogic
2 30 (13.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 25 (11.06%) ArcGIS
3 25 (11.06%) GeoServer
4 14 (6.19%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.77%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (14.16%) MS Visio
2 31 (13.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.77%) Sketch
5 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 33 (14.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.45%) AWS
2 47 (20.80%) Azure
3 8 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.65%) Miro
5 5 (2.21%) dbt
5 5 (2.21%) Slack
6 4 (1.77%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.77%) Azure API Management
6 4 (1.77%) Azure Service Bus
6 4 (1.77%) Figma
6 4 (1.77%) Heroku
6 4 (1.77%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.33%) SaaS
7 3 (1.33%) Serverless
8 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.88%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.62%) Firewall
2 18 (7.96%) DNS
3 14 (6.19%) IP Telephony
3 14 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.19%) Wireless
4 10 (4.42%) LAN
4 10 (4.42%) WAN
5 9 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (3.98%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (2.65%) SSL
7 5 (2.21%) SAN
8 4 (1.77%) BGP
9 3 (1.33%) Software-Defined Radio
9 3 (1.33%) VPN
10 2 (0.88%) Network Security
11 1 (0.44%) FTP
11 1 (0.44%) Internet
11 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.44%) SMTP
11 1 (0.44%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.93%) Oracle Database
2 30 (13.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 30 (13.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 30 (13.27%) VLDB
3 27 (11.95%) GIS
4 25 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (11.06%) QGIS
5 11 (4.87%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.98%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.10%) MySQL
8 5 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) Big Data
10 2 (0.88%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.88%) Data Vault
10 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.88%) Delta Lake
10 2 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.44%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (3.54%) JIRA
2 5 (2.21%) GitLab
3 2 (0.88%) Git
4 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) JMeter
4 1 (0.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) Serenity BDD
4 1 (0.44%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.44%) Terragrunt
General
1 51 (22.57%) Social Skills
2 44 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 21 (9.29%) Finance
5 14 (6.19%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.98%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.10%) Games
8 5 (2.21%) Banking
8 5 (2.21%) Police
8 5 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Retail
10 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (34.07%) Senior
2 51 (22.57%) Analyst
3 35 (15.49%) Architect
4 34 (15.04%) Applications Support
4 34 (15.04%) Applications Support Analyst
4 34 (15.04%) Support Analyst
5 30 (13.27%) Oracle Analyst
5 30 (13.27%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 30 (13.27%) SQL Analyst
5 30 (13.27%) SQL Support Analyst
6 29 (12.83%) Lead
7 28 (12.39%) Software Engineer
8 16 (7.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) Network Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) Technical Leader
11 11 (4.87%) Consultant
11 11 (4.87%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.60%) React
2 25 (11.06%) Leaflet
2 25 (11.06%) OpenLayers
2 25 (11.06%) PostGIS
3 23 (10.18%) .NET
3 23 (10.18%) .NET Core
3 23 (10.18%) CSS
4 10 (4.42%) Node.js
5 6 (2.65%) HTML
5 6 (2.65%) Spring Boot
6 5 (2.21%) Django
7 4 (1.77%) J2EE
7 4 (1.77%) Java EE
7 4 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.77%) Spring
8 3 (1.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.33%) Express.js
9 2 (0.88%) Kafka
9 2 (0.88%) OpenAPI
9 2 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.10%) Private Cloud
3 6 (2.65%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.21%) CMDB
4 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.77%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.77%) Product Ownership
5 4 (1.77%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.77%) Robotics
6 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.44%) Distributed Systems
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.44%) Life Science
7 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.44%) Onboarding
7 1 (0.44%) Operational Technology
7 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.44%) Security Posture
7 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.35%) Linux
2 40 (17.70%) Unix
3 30 (13.27%) Solaris
4 8 (3.54%) Windows
5 4 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.44%) VMS
7 1 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (67.26%) Actionable Insight
2 81 (35.84%) Agile
3 55 (24.34%) Incident Management
4 44 (19.47%) DevOps
5 41 (18.14%) Artificial Intelligence
6 37 (16.37%) Capacity Planning
6 37 (16.37%) Software Engineering
7 36 (15.93%) ITSM
8 31 (13.72%) Performance Monitoring
9 30 (13.27%) Capacity Management
9 30 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (13.27%) Release Management
10 26 (11.50%) Change Management
11 25 (11.06%) Web Development
12 21 (9.29%) Migration
13 20 (8.85%) Project Management
14 19 (8.41%) Mentoring
15 17 (7.52%) ITIL
16 16 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (16.37%) SQL
2 34 (15.04%) JavaScript
3 33 (14.60%) Python
4 30 (13.27%) PL/SQL
5 19 (8.41%) C#
6 15 (6.64%) Java
7 8 (3.54%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.88%) Ruby
9 2 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 200 (88.50%) SC Cleared
2 56 (24.78%) Degree
3 9 (3.98%) CCNA
3 9 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.21%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.21%) Azure Certification
6 4 (1.77%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.44%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.44%) GIAC
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.49%) SLA
2 11 (4.87%) Accessibility
3 5 (2.21%) WCAG
4 3 (1.33%) COBIT
5 2 (0.88%) QA
6 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (13.27%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (13.27%) Data Guard
1 30 (13.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (3.10%) Terraform
3 6 (2.65%) Ansible
4 4 (1.77%) OpenSSO
4 4 (1.77%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.33%) OpenView
6 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (24.34%) Oracle
2 37 (16.37%) Remedy
3 30 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 30 (13.27%) Sun
4 25 (11.06%) ESRI
5 24 (10.62%) Cisco
6 14 (6.19%) Avaya
6 14 (6.19%) Mitel
7 10 (4.42%) CheckPoint
8 9 (3.98%) Fortinet
8 9 (3.98%) McAfee
8 9 (3.98%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.21%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.21%) Sparx
9 5 (2.21%) VMware
10 3 (1.33%) Blue Prism
10 3 (1.33%) BMC
10 3 (1.33%) HP
10 3 (1.33%) UiPath
11 2 (0.88%) IBM