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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 76 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.56% 1.86% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.34% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 8
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,161
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £42,175
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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
980 896 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.26% 79.36% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 818 780 717
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 -8 17 £44,000 -10.20% 1
Caerphilly +13 2 £75,000 -
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (39.39%) CISSP
3 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
4 12 (36.36%) CISA
4 12 (36.36%) CISM
4 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) UNIX
7 9 (27.27%) Business Continuity
7 9 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (27.27%) ISO 9001
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (24.24%) CRISC
8 8 (24.24%) Product Management
8 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
8 8 (24.24%) Nessus
8 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (24.24%) Qualys
8 8 (24.24%) SAP
8 8 (24.24%) HP
8 8 (24.24%) SAP Certification
8 8 (24.24%) VMware
8 8 (24.24%) Firewall
8 8 (24.24%) LogRhythm
8 8 (24.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 5 (15.15%) Network Security
3 4 (12.12%) Wireless
4 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) SSH
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) SNMP
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
1 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Hudson
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Architect
1 8 (24.24%) Security Architect
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Information Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Junior
4 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) COM
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (12.12%) Internet of Things
3 4 (12.12%) BYOD
3 4 (12.12%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) iSeries
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
4 1 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) FreeBSD
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 9 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
4 8 (24.24%) Product Management
4 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 6 (18.18%) Cyber Security
5 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 5 (15.15%) Product Marketing
6 5 (15.15%) ISMS
6 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.12%) BCP
7 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) Erlang
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CISSP
2 12 (36.36%) CISA
2 12 (36.36%) CISM
3 8 (24.24%) SAP Certification
3 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) CRISC
4 5 (15.15%) GSEC
4 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CISMP
6 1 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
3 9 (27.27%) ISO 9001
4 4 (12.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenServer
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) Graphite
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) HP
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 8 (24.24%) Qualys
2 8 (24.24%) LogRhythm
2 8 (24.24%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Avaya
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
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