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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 63 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.55% 0.72% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.86% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 9
Median salary £65,000 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+113.11% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £28,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £48,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.38%
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
599 701 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.37% 83.85% 77.23%
Number of salaries quoted 529 583 454
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 August 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
4 7 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
6 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
6 5 (29.41%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (29.41%) Data Security
6 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (29.41%) SSL
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 5 (29.41%) HTTP
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
6 5 (29.41%) IPsec

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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 5 (29.41%) IPsec
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) SSL
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Wireless
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Head of Security
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Head of Technology
2 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Information Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Officer
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
2 7 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
3 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (29.41%) Data Security
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) SABSA
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) CEH
3 3 (17.65%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (17.65%) CISA
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) CISMP
5 1 (5.88%) CRISC
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) AlienVault
2 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £80000 per annum + Incredible
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