The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 2.86% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £90,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
Information Security
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 North Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 90.00% 58.73% 63.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 30
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Information Security
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Information Security Salary Trend in North Wales

Information Security
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Denbighshire - 1 - -
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Online Betting
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) GPEN
3 1 (20.00%) CCFE
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) GPEN
2 1 (20.00%) CCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001