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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 60 81 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.28% 1.15% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.41% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 11
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +39.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £29,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
566 708 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 85.89% 81.76% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 510 602 432
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,096 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 September 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) SSL
4 5 (25.00%) HTTP
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) IPsec
4 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) Data Security
4 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 5 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 5 (25.00%) IPsec
2 5 (25.00%) SSL
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Head of Security
2 4 (20.00%) Head of Technology
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Information Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
1 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (25.00%) Data Security
2 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (15.00%) SABSA
3 3 (15.00%) Security Management
3 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CEH
2 3 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (15.00%) CISA
2 3 (15.00%) CISM
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CRISC
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
2 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Aastra
2 4 (20.00%) Apple
2 4 (20.00%) Avaya
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP