The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 81 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 20 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.57% 0.61% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.78% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Cyber 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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1035 895 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 81.30% 77.42% 76.16%
Number of salaries quoted 873 804 770
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,950 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Cyber Security Salary Trend in South Wales

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in South Wales

Cyber Security
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Cardiff -7 10 £37,500 +37.61%
Torfaen +3 9 £35,000 -4.10%
Newport - 1 - -
Cyber Security
Wales

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Cyber 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 Cyber Security.

1 22 (55.00%) DTV
2 19 (47.50%) C++
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Java
7 10 (25.00%) Linux
7 10 (25.00%) ISEB
8 9 (22.50%) Information Security
8 9 (22.50%) Test Management
8 9 (22.50%) Multimedia
8 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (22.50%) Bug Management
9 8 (20.00%) SDLC
9 8 (20.00%) IPTV
9 8 (20.00%) OOD
9 8 (20.00%) C
10 7 (17.50%) OO
11 6 (15.00%) Apple
11 6 (15.00%) UML
11 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) Android
12 5 (12.50%) Product Management
12 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 5 (12.50%) Subversion
12 5 (12.50%) Data Protection Act

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Cyber 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 Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (12.50%) Internet
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) HTTP
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Riak
2 2 (5.00%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Subversion
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Hudson
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (22.50%) Multimedia
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Product Owner
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.00%) UI Programmer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Android SDK
2 3 (7.50%) HTML5
2 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.50%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) CSS3
3 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (5.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) DTV
2 8 (20.00%) IPTV
3 5 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) BYOD
4 4 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) iPhone
5 2 (5.00%) W3C
5 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (22.50%) Information Security
5 9 (22.50%) Bug Management
5 9 (22.50%) Test Management
6 8 (20.00%) SDLC
6 8 (20.00%) OOD
7 7 (17.50%) OO
8 6 (15.00%) UML
8 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.50%) Product Management
9 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.00%) OWASP
10 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
10 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Android Development
10 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) C++
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (20.00%) C
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) Erlang
6 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 4 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby
8 2 (5.00%) SystemTap
8 2 (5.00%) Haskell
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.00%) Lisp
9 1 (2.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) CISSP
3 5 (12.50%) CISA
3 5 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) COBIT
2 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Apple