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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 89 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.11% 1.01% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.31% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 5
Average salary £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
1040 842 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.61% 77.11% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 899 762 807
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 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 -16 7 £30,250 -16.55% 4
Newport - 3 £43,500 -
Caerphilly - 2 £70,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £35,000 -
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 21 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (51.22%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Firewall
4 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (29.27%) CISA
5 12 (29.27%) CISM
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) CISSP
6 11 (26.83%) UNIX
6 11 (26.83%) ISO 9001
6 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
6 11 (26.83%) VMware
7 10 (24.39%) SAP Certification
7 10 (24.39%) HP
7 10 (24.39%) SAP
7 10 (24.39%) Product Management
7 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
7 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
7 10 (24.39%) Nessus
7 10 (24.39%) Qualys
7 10 (24.39%) LogRhythm
7 10 (24.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (21.95%) Cyber Security
8 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (21.95%) Data Protection
8 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
8 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Information 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) SAS
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) Network Security
3 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (12.20%) Internet
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
1 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.32%) Hudson
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Architect
1 10 (24.39%) Security Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Information Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (24.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (12.20%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (12.20%) Internet of Things
4 4 (9.76%) BYOD
5 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.88%) CESG
7 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) UNIX
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) FreeBSD
4 2 (4.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
3 10 (24.39%) Product Management
4 9 (21.95%) Data Protection
4 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
4 9 (21.95%) Cyber Security
4 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity Planning
5 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
6 6 (14.63%) Information Assurance
7 5 (12.20%) ISMS
7 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) BCP
8 4 (9.76%) Benchmarking
8 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.76%) ITSM
8 4 (9.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Python
2 5 (12.20%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) Ruby
3 3 (7.32%) Erlang
3 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.32%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) CISA
1 12 (29.27%) CISM
1 12 (29.27%) CISSP
2 10 (24.39%) SAP Certification
2 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) CRISC
4 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) GSEC
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (26.83%) ISO 9001
3 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
4 4 (9.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) XenServer
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Nessus
2 1 (2.44%) Graphite
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Qualys
3 10 (24.39%) HP
3 10 (24.39%) SAP
3 10 (24.39%) LogRhythm
4 2 (4.88%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Sophos
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Avaya
5 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
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