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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 97 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 6 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 1.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -14.09%
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
1102 983 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.61% 81.51% 74.43%
Number of salaries quoted 914 830 812
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 6 May 2015. 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 -13 5 £60,000 +9.09% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Cyber Security
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISA
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) BCP
3 4 (66.67%) Benchmarking
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) COBIT
3 4 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) OWASP
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Internet of Things
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) BYOD
4 1 (16.67%) CESG
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (66.67%) Internet of Things
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) BYOD
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) Cyber Security
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) BCP
3 4 (66.67%) Benchmarking
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (66.67%) OWASP
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) CISA
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CRISC
3 1 (16.67%) GPEN
3 1 (16.67%) CCFE
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) COBIT
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20%bonus,25days a/l+excellent benefit
Posted: 6 days ago