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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 69 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% 2.29% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 2.99% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
540 301 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.20% 76.59% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 479 270 273
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,242 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Data Security
2 3 (30.00%) Law
2 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Welsh Language
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (10.00%) T-Plan
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Process Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Trainer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Information Management
1 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (30.00%) Data Security
1 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) ISMS
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) T-Plan
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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