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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 73 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.59% 1.14% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.36% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 12
Median salary £41,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.27% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £24,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £63,400
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
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
947 1026 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.44% 83.41% 78.64%
Number of salaries quoted 842 854 782
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Newport +14 7 £41,500 - 1
Cardiff +2 6 £67,500 +45.94% 3
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (48.28%) Data Protection
2 12 (41.38%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
4 9 (31.03%) CISSP
4 9 (31.03%) Data Mining
5 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
6 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) Firewall
9 4 (13.79%) CISA
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
10 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Threat Modelling
10 3 (10.34%) SDLC
10 3 (10.34%) Data Loss Prevention
10 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) Finance
10 3 (10.34%) Wireless

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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) IPsec
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) SSL
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) Wireless
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Security Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Information Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Information Officer
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (20.69%) Security Officer
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Head of Security
6 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Information Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Data Protection
2 12 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
7 3 (10.34%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (10.34%) Data Security
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Security Management
7 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (6.90%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) CISA
4 3 (10.34%) CISM
5 2 (6.90%) CISMP
6 1 (3.45%) CEH
6 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.45%) CRISC
6 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) AlienVault
2 2 (6.90%) LogRhythm
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Splunk
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