The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 95 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.079% - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -18.18%
Information Assurance
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
950 1015 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.04% 77.30% 71.50%
Number of salaries quoted 807 908 673
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Wales region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Wales

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 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
South Wales - 1 - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
3 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Legal
3 4 (30.77%) Advertising
3 4 (30.77%) CISMP
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
General
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Information Manager
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security Manager
1 8 (61.54%) Security Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Project Officer
2 4 (30.77%) Trainee
2 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) CISMP
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001