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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales - - 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -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
46 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 88.46% 50.00% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 26
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,928 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 August 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%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
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%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security 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%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) GPEN
2 1 (20.00%) CCFE
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001