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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 57 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.33% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.02% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% +33.80%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
486 392 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.02% 79.03% 66.12%
Number of salaries quoted 416 346 251
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
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 19 December 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 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) Data Security
3 3 (20.00%) Information Management
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Law
3 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ISO 9000
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) CISA
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Welsh Language
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) VirtualBox
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Welsh Language
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Security Officer
2 3 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Graduate
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (6.67%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Data Security
1 3 (20.00%) Information Management
1 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) ISMS
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) T-Plan
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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