The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 68 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.24% 0.91% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.13% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -50.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £43,750 £97,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
679 974 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 84.14% 80.30% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 591 838 872
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Information Security
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Information Security Salary Trend in South Wales

Information Security
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in South Wales

Information Security
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 7 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Newport -1 3 £37,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 £27,500 - 1
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 19 (47.50%) Risk Management
2 18 (45.00%) Management Information System
3 15 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) Windows
5 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (27.50%) CISSP
6 11 (27.50%) Statistics
7 10 (25.00%) Avaya
8 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (20.00%) ISMS
8 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (17.50%) Aastra
9 7 (17.50%) XenApp
9 7 (17.50%) XenServer
9 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
9 7 (17.50%) Information Assurance
9 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (17.50%) LAN
9 7 (17.50%) WAN
9 7 (17.50%) Citrix
9 7 (17.50%) Apple
10 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
10 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
10 6 (15.00%) Time Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) LAN
1 7 (17.50%) WAN
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) Intranet
5 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Head of Compliance
2 7 (17.50%) Head of Security
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Information Security Advisor
3 6 (15.00%) Security Advisor
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
1 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Risk Management
2 11 (27.50%) Statistics
3 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (20.00%) ISMS
4 7 (17.50%) Information Assurance
5 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 6 (15.00%) Time Management
6 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.50%) Internal Audit
7 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (10.00%) Security Management
7 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) CISSP
2 5 (12.50%) CISA
2 5 (12.50%) CISM
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.50%) CISMP
5 1 (2.50%) CLAS
5 1 (2.50%) IISP
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.00%) SLA
4 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.00%) ISO22301
4 2 (5.00%) RMADS
5 1 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) XenApp
1 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
1 7 (17.50%) XenServer
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nessus
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Avaya
3 7 (17.50%) Aastra
3 7 (17.50%) Apple
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) ICL
6 1 (2.50%) Lotus
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Ensono
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 11 days ago