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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank - - 94
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
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
965 1094 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.86% 79.16% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 791 976 731
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) CISMP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISMP
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001