Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 87 81
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 49 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.45% 2.80% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.35% 11.73% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 69
Wales median annual salary £27,500 £33,934 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.96% -24.59% +16.13%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,243 £27,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £56,928 £58,000
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 367 486 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.32% 23.89% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 252 394 588
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,996 £56,250 £58,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +32 45 £28,750 -20.14% 50
Mid Wales - 2 £26,500 -
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 28 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 16 (32.65%) SAP
3 13 (26.53%) Windows
4 12 (24.49%) Finance
4 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (24.49%) SAP BPC
4 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (16.33%) SAP BW
7 8 (16.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.29%) CGI
8 7 (14.29%) Linux
8 7 (14.29%) Java
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (12.24%) CRM
9 6 (12.24%) VPN
9 6 (12.24%) SLA
9 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
9 6 (12.24%) SAP CRM
10 5 (10.20%) Firewall
10 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
10 5 (10.20%) VoIP
10 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.20%) SCCM
10 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
10 5 (10.20%) Windows 7

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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) SAP BPC
2 6 (12.24%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Serverless
2 1 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) VPN
2 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) VoIP
3 4 (8.16%) Wireless
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) Intranet
5 2 (4.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.04%) DNS
6 1 (2.04%) HTTP
6 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.04%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SAP BW
2 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.12%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) HBase
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.04%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) Redis
5 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.04%) Gatling
3 1 (2.04%) JMeter
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Protractor
3 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.04%) Rational Quality Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Consultant
2 16 (32.65%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) SAP BW Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Deskside Support
4 7 (14.29%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) CRM Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) SAP Support
5 6 (12.24%) SAP Support Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Support Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) CGI
2 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.12%) Spring
3 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) HTML5
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Axis
4 1 (2.04%) COM
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
4 1 (2.04%) Kafka
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (2.04%) SAPUI5
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) CESG
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.24%) CRM
5 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.08%) BDD
8 2 (4.08%) Break/Fix
8 2 (4.08%) Decision-Making
8 2 (4.08%) High Availability
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Java
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) Python
3 3 (6.12%) C
3 3 (6.12%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.08%) ABAP
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) Go
5 1 (2.04%) Java 8
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ECDL
3 1 (2.04%) HND
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PhD
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Consul
3 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) Kibana
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) SAP
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.04%) Gemalto
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) hybris
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
6 1 (2.04%) VMware