The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 88 96 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.15% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.49% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £27,400 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Information Security
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
980 1024 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.27% 77.52% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 821 914 667
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 £25,525
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 Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Information Security
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Wales

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Wales

Information Security
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 Security within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 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 +16 13 £39,500 +22.48% 5
West Wales - 1 - -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 19 (57.58%) CISSP
1 19 (57.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) CISM
3 8 (24.24%) Information Security Management
3 8 (24.24%) Security Management
3 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
3 8 (24.24%) Information Assurance
4 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
4 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
5 4 (12.12%) Advertising
5 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.12%) CISMP
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) VirtualBox
6 3 (9.09%) T-Plan
6 3 (9.09%) Data Governance
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Banking
6 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Information Management
6 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) SNMP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Advertising
3 3 (9.09%) Law
3 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Welsh Language
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Information Manager
2 13 (39.39%) Information Security Manager
2 13 (39.39%) Security Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Security Officer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Officer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Information Security Management
1 8 (24.24%) Security Management
1 8 (24.24%) Information Assurance
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.09%) Data Governance
4 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.09%) Data Security
4 3 (9.09%) Information Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) CISSP
2 9 (27.27%) CISM
3 4 (12.12%) CISMP
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (6.06%) CEH
5 2 (6.06%) ISEB
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
3 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
4 3 (9.09%) ISO 9000
5 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) T-Plan
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £38,000 - 41,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £41000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Newquay
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago