The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 51 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.49% 0.38% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 0.52% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -21.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £29,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
502 385 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.39% 73.61% 73.20%
Number of salaries quoted 448 310 241
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
South Wales

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 25 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (80.77%) CISSP
2 19 (73.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (46.15%) Information Assurance
4 10 (38.46%) CISM
4 10 (38.46%) Information Security Management
4 10 (38.46%) Security Management
5 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
6 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (26.92%) Advertising
6 7 (26.92%) CISMP
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) Retail
9 3 (11.54%) Banking
9 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 2 (7.69%) Welsh Language
10 2 (7.69%) JIRA
10 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
10 2 (7.69%) T-Plan
10 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
10 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.69%) CEH
10 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.69%) MS Office
10 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Advertising
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Information Manager
1 17 (65.38%) Information Security Manager
1 17 (65.38%) Security Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Information Assurance Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Security Officer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Information Assurance
2 10 (38.46%) Information Security Management
2 10 (38.46%) Security Management
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) Information Governance
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) CISM
3 7 (26.92%) CISMP
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.69%) CEH
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (73.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) T-Plan
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago