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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.73% 2.24% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.74% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 11
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
573 548 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.33% 81.91% 76.35%
Number of salaries quoted 460 458 362
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 2 June 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
3 9 (39.13%) CISSP
3 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
4 8 (34.78%) CISA
4 8 (34.78%) CISM
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) UNIX
6 6 (26.09%) Information Assurance
6 6 (26.09%) Cyber Security
6 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
7 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (21.74%) Internet
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
7 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Service Management
8 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (17.39%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) ITSM
8 4 (17.39%) Nessus
8 4 (17.39%) Perl
8 4 (17.39%) Python
8 4 (17.39%) BCP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) Hudson
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Information Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Information Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Junior
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Internet of Things
2 4 (17.39%) BYOD
2 4 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) iSeries
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) FreeBSD
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
2 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (26.09%) Information Assurance
3 6 (26.09%) Cyber Security
3 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
4 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (17.39%) Service Management
5 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) BCP
5 4 (17.39%) Benchmarking
5 4 (17.39%) Product Management
5 4 (17.39%) OWASP
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) Erlang
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) CISA
2 8 (34.78%) CISM
3 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) CRISC
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CISMP
6 1 (4.35%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
3 4 (17.39%) COBIT
4 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Graphite
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
1 4 (17.39%) Qualys
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + 20% bonus, 25 days a/l, Free Parking + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Competitive Salary & excellent career development
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Salary Depending on Experience
Posted: 19 days ago