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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 57 85 96
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.69% 1.01% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 1.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 0
Median salary £48,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
770 884 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.42% 81.40% 81.79%
Number of salaries quoted 684 777 832
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,850 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +16 14 £35,000 -36.36%
Newport -3 9 £52,000 +38.66%
Caerphilly - 1 £27,500 -
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 21 (44.68%) Management Information System
1 21 (44.68%) Risk Management
2 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (31.91%) CISSP
4 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
6 11 (23.40%) Statistics
6 11 (23.40%) Windows
6 11 (23.40%) Finance
6 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
7 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (21.28%) LAN
7 10 (21.28%) WAN
7 10 (21.28%) Avaya
7 10 (21.28%) Information Assurance
8 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
9 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
9 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (14.89%) Citrix
10 7 (14.89%) Apple
10 7 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (14.89%) Aastra
10 7 (14.89%) XenApp
10 7 (14.89%) XenServer
10 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
10 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
10 7 (14.89%) ISMS
10 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007

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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) LAN
1 10 (21.28%) WAN
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.38%) HTTP
4 3 (6.38%) IPsec
4 3 (6.38%) SSL
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
4 3 (6.38%) Wireless
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Head of Security
2 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Head of Compliance
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Information Security Advisor
4 6 (12.77%) Security Advisor
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Information Officer
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Security Officer
7 3 (6.38%) Head of Technology
7 3 (6.38%) Information Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Operations Manager
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Management Information System
2 11 (23.40%) Statistics
3 7 (14.89%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Fintech
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
1 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Risk Management
2 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (21.28%) Information Assurance
3 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
4 7 (14.89%) ISMS
4 7 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
5 6 (12.77%) Security Architecture
5 6 (12.77%) Time Management
6 5 (10.64%) Internal Audit
7 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (8.51%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.38%) Information Security Management
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) CISSP
2 5 (10.64%) CISA
2 5 (10.64%) CISM
3 4 (8.51%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (6.38%) CEH
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CISMP
6 1 (2.13%) CLAS
6 1 (2.13%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.26%) ISO22301
3 2 (4.26%) RMADS
3 2 (4.26%) SLA
4 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) XenApp
1 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
1 7 (14.89%) XenServer
2 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Avaya
3 7 (14.89%) Aastra
3 7 (14.89%) Apple
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco