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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 75 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 19 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.60% 1.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.69%
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
983 1000 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.95% 83.40% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 841 864 713
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 18 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Cybersecurity
Wales

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 13 (48.15%) Unix
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix
3 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (37.04%) SIEM
4 10 (37.04%) WSUS
5 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Python
6 8 (29.63%) C++
6 8 (29.63%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.93%) Erlang
7 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.93%) C
7 7 (25.93%) Online Security
7 7 (25.93%) HTTP
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) Functional Programming
7 7 (25.93%) ELK Stack
8 6 (22.22%) Intel Security
8 6 (22.22%) ETL
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (18.52%) Haskell
9 5 (18.52%) Grid Computing
9 5 (18.52%) Snort
9 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) MySQL

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
1 1 (3.70%) TestLink
1 1 (3.70%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (7.41%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) Head of IT Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Product Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) ELK Stack
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Unix
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) SIEM
2 7 (25.93%) Functional Programming
2 7 (25.93%) Online Security
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) ETL
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Machine Learning
4 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Microservices
7 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (3.70%) Open Source
8 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C++
1 8 (29.63%) Java
1 8 (29.63%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) C
2 7 (25.93%) Erlang
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Haskell
4 5 (18.52%) Lisp
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Snort
2 5 (18.52%) XenApp
2 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) WSUS
2 5 (18.52%) Kibana
2 5 (18.52%) logstash
2 5 (18.52%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Citrix
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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