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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 57 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.65% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.21% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £36,000 £29,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.03% -50.83%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £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
453 468 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 74.75% 80.27% 67.25%
Number of salaries quoted 391 407 237
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 18 (60.00%) CISSP
2 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (30.00%) CISM
4 8 (26.67%) Information Security Management
4 8 (26.67%) Security Management
4 8 (26.67%) Information Assurance
5 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Retail
7 4 (13.33%) CISMP
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) Advertising
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.00%) Welsh Language
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.00%) VirtualBox
8 3 (10.00%) T-Plan
8 3 (10.00%) Data Governance
8 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Law
8 3 (10.00%) Data Security
8 3 (10.00%) MS Office
8 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Advertising
3 3 (10.00%) Welsh Language
3 3 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Information Manager
2 13 (43.33%) Information Security Manager
2 13 (43.33%) Security Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Security Officer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance Manager
5 3 (10.00%) IT Security Officer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate
6 2 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Information Security Management
1 8 (26.67%) Security Management
1 8 (26.67%) Information Assurance
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.00%) Data Security
4 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Information Management
4 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) CISSP
2 9 (30.00%) CISM
3 4 (13.33%) CISMP
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.67%) CEH
5 2 (6.67%) ISEB
5 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CISA
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (6.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) T-Plan
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