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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 70 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.12% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Average salary £39,500 £29,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.89% -45.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,700 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £33,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.50%
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
812 964 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.75% 79.93% 72.67%
Number of salaries quoted 704 862 646
Average salary £35,500 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.24% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,875 £28,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 12 £39,500 +33.89% 4
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) CISSP
1 18 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) CISM
3 8 (25.81%) Security Management
3 8 (25.81%) Information Security Management
3 8 (25.81%) PCI DSS
3 8 (25.81%) Information Assurance
4 5 (16.13%) Retail
4 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (16.13%) ISO 9001
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) CISMP
5 4 (12.90%) Finance
5 4 (12.90%) Advertising
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) VirtualBox
6 3 (9.68%) T-Plan
6 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
6 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
6 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
6 3 (9.68%) JIRA
6 3 (9.68%) Welsh Language
6 3 (9.68%) Law
6 3 (9.68%) Data Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Law
3 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Welsh Language
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Information Manager
2 13 (41.94%) Information Security Manager
2 13 (41.94%) Security Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Security Officer
4 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (6.45%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.23%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Information Security Management
1 8 (25.81%) Security Management
1 8 (25.81%) Information Assurance
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
4 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.68%) Data Security
4 3 (9.68%) Information Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) CISM
3 4 (12.90%) CISMP
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CEH
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CISA
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.81%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.13%) ISO 9001
4 3 (9.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) T-Plan
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
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