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 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 Assurance
UK / Wales
Rank 80 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 15 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Median salary £52,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £50,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+3.99% -14.89%

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
951 1015 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.14% 81.33% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 810 890 918
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
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 18 January 2017.

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 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
South Wales - 15 £52,000 -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 14 (66.67%) Statistics
1 14 (66.67%) Time Management
1 14 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
2 10 (47.62%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (38.10%) Big Data
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) CISSP
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) SSL
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) HTTP
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) IPsec
6 3 (14.29%) Data Security
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) IPsec
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Big Data
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Security Architect
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Architect
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Security Architect
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security Advisor
4 6 (28.57%) Security Advisor
5 3 (14.29%) Head of Security
5 3 (14.29%) Head of Technology
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Statistics
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 14 (66.67%) Time Management
2 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
3 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 3 (14.29%) Data Security
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Pattern Matching
6 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) Cloudera
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft