The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 97 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 5 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.43% 1.26% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.53% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 17
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Cybersecurity
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
913 981 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 78.84% 82.37% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 789 854 631
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in South Wales

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Salary Histogram in South Wales

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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 -6 4 £50,000 +18.34%
Torfaen -2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Cybersecurity
Wales

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) C++
3 16 (39.02%) Java
3 16 (39.02%) Python
3 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
4 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
4 14 (34.15%) Unix
5 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (29.27%) SDLC
7 11 (26.83%) Functional Programming
7 11 (26.83%) SQL
7 11 (26.83%) MySQL
8 10 (24.39%) DTV
8 10 (24.39%) C
8 10 (24.39%) HTTP
8 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
8 10 (24.39%) ETL
8 10 (24.39%) Lisp
8 10 (24.39%) Snort
8 10 (24.39%) Haskell
8 10 (24.39%) Erlang
8 10 (24.39%) tcpdump
9 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
9 9 (21.95%) Online Security
10 8 (19.51%) Grid Computing
10 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
10 8 (19.51%) Machine Learning
11 7 (17.07%) HTML
12 6 (14.63%) Cucumber

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) SaaS
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
1 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
1 10 (24.39%) tcpdump
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Riak
3 2 (4.88%) Voldemort
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
2 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (9.76%) FitNesse
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) JUnit
3 4 (9.76%) TestLink
3 4 (9.76%) VersionOne
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Grunt
4 1 (2.44%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 11 (26.83%) Security Engineer
1 11 (26.83%) Software Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Graduate
3 5 (12.20%) Head of Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) Head of IT
3 5 (12.20%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Objective-C Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Products Support Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) HTML5
3 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) React
4 1 (2.44%) Sass
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
2 10 (24.39%) DTV
3 8 (19.51%) Grid Computing
4 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
5 5 (12.20%) Statistics
5 5 (12.20%) User Experience
6 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
6 4 (9.76%) IPTV
7 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (2.44%) Clustering
8 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Unix
3 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 5 (12.20%) CentOS
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) SDLC
4 11 (26.83%) Functional Programming
5 10 (24.39%) ETL
6 9 (21.95%) Online Security
7 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
7 8 (19.51%) Machine Learning
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.20%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (12.20%) Open Source
8 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) Test Management
10 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) C++
2 16 (39.02%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Python
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) C
4 10 (24.39%) Erlang
4 10 (24.39%) Haskell
4 10 (24.39%) Lisp
5 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
7 3 (7.32%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 2 (4.88%) SystemTap
9 1 (2.44%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) Korn
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CISSP
2 1 (2.44%) CSSLP
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.76%) Perforce