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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 52 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.33% 0.77% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 0.91% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Median salary £33,750 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -

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
500 550 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 89.45% 84.36% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 464 474 488
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £51,000
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 23 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 11 (40.74%) Windows
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
1 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
2 10 (37.04%) Avaya
3 9 (33.33%) LAN
3 9 (33.33%) WAN
4 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
4 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (25.93%) Aastra
5 7 (25.93%) XenApp
5 7 (25.93%) XenServer
5 7 (25.93%) XenDesktop
5 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
5 7 (25.93%) Apple
5 7 (25.93%) Citrix
6 6 (22.22%) CISSP
6 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
7 5 (18.52%) Statistics
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
8 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
8 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 3 (11.11%) Ethernet

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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) LAN
1 9 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) HTTP
4 2 (7.41%) IPsec
4 2 (7.41%) SSL
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Head of Security
5 3 (11.11%) Information Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Head of Technology
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Statistics
3 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Fintech
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
2 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (11.11%) SABSA
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
5 2 (7.41%) Pattern Matching
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) CEH
2 3 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) CISA
3 2 (7.41%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) XenApp
1 7 (25.93%) XenDesktop
1 7 (25.93%) XenServer
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Avaya
3 7 (25.93%) Aastra
3 7 (25.93%) Apple
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) SAP