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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 84 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.79% 2.27% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 2.73% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 12
Median salary £41,500 £60,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.83% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,250 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £75,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
952 990 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.80% 83.12% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 826 851 794
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,386 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -9 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Newport - 2 £44,250 -
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (35.00%) CISMP
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) CISA
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) IBM
6 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) CISSP
7 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) CISM
8 3 (15.00%) Advertising
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture

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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Information Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) SIEM
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISMP
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) CISA
4 4 (20.00%) CISSP
5 3 (15.00%) CISM
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) AlienVault
3 2 (10.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk