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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 24 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 3.60% - 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% - 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £90,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
97 34 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 87.39% 54.84% 71.60%
Number of salaries quoted 57 28 50
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,650 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 6 May 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 - 3 - -
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) GPEN
3 1 (25.00%) CCFE
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Auditor
1 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) GPEN
2 1 (25.00%) CCFE
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001