The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.98% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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 Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
177 107 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 86.76% 81.06% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 159 100 114
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Information Security
Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Newport region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Newport

Information Security
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm