The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 68 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.71% 2.33% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.75% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 12
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Information Security
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
576 654 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.70% 84.72% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 503 521 477
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cardiff region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Cardiff

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) CISA
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) CISM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) IPsec
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Security
4 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) CISA
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) AlienVault
2 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) SAP