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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 98 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.59% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.084% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Median salary £76,250 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.08% -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
1158 1193 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.27% 84.19% 78.90%
Number of salaries quoted 976 991 913
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +4.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Wales

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
South Wales +15 8 £76,250 +27.08%
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Wales region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Data Security
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
1 5 (62.50%) IPsec
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
1 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 5 (62.50%) Threat Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) IPsec
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Head of Security
1 4 (50.00%) Head of Technology
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
1 5 (62.50%) Data Security
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
1 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Threat Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Office Automation
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft