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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 65 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 30 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.81% 1.25% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.51% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 6
Median salary £52,000 £55,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +39.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £56,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
942 927 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 88.12% 82.55% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 832 803 760
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 15 £27,000 -50.90% 1
Newport -6 7 £52,000 -5.45% 2
Caerphilly - 2 £82,500 -
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 23 (42.59%) Risk Management
2 21 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 21 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (31.48%) CISSP
4 16 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (27.78%) Data Protection
5 15 (27.78%) PCI DSS
6 14 (25.93%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (22.22%) LAN
7 12 (22.22%) WAN
8 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.37%) Information Assurance
8 11 (20.37%) Statistics
9 10 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (18.52%) Windows
9 10 (18.52%) Finance
10 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 9 (16.67%) Avaya
10 9 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 8 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (12.96%) Citrix
12 7 (12.96%) Apple
12 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
12 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (12.96%) Aastra
12 7 (12.96%) XenApp
12 7 (12.96%) XenServer
12 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop

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 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) IaaS
1 3 (5.56%) PaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) LAN
1 12 (22.22%) WAN
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) HTTP
2 5 (9.26%) IPsec
2 5 (9.26%) SSL
2 5 (9.26%) VPN
2 5 (9.26%) Wireless
3 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Head of Security
2 8 (14.81%) Security Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Head of Compliance
3 7 (12.96%) Information Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Information Officer
4 6 (11.11%) Information Security Advisor
4 6 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (11.11%) Security Advisor
4 6 (11.11%) Security Officer
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Head of Technology
6 4 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 14 (25.93%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (20.37%) Statistics
4 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.85%) Fintech
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Risk Management
2 16 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (27.78%) Data Protection
4 11 (20.37%) Information Assurance
5 10 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (12.96%) ISMS
9 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity
9 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 6 (11.11%) Time Management
10 5 (9.26%) Data Security
10 5 (9.26%) Internal Audit
10 5 (9.26%) ITIL
10 5 (9.26%) SDLC
10 5 (9.26%) Software Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) Threat Modelling
10 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) Java
1 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) CISSP
2 5 (9.26%) CISM
3 4 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (7.41%) CISA
4 3 (5.56%) CEH
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CISMP
6 1 (1.85%) CLAS
6 1 (1.85%) CRISC
6 1 (1.85%) IISP
6 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.70%) ISO22301
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
4 1 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) XenApp
1 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
1 7 (12.96%) XenServer
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Avaya
3 7 (12.96%) Aastra
3 7 (12.96%) Apple
3 7 (12.96%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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