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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
UK / Wales
Rank 78 99 109
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.78% 0.73% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.92% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 3
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £35,000 £68,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £37,500 £98,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%

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
903 1086 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 84.39% 79.79% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 741 938 975
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 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 +21 11 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Mid Wales - 4 £50,000 - 1
West Wales - 4 £31,902 - 2
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 22 (46.81%) Management Information System
2 21 (44.68%) Risk Management
3 18 (38.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (36.17%) CISSP
5 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.53%) Windows
6 12 (25.53%) Finance
6 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
7 11 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (23.40%) Statistics
8 10 (21.28%) PCI DSS
8 10 (21.28%) Avaya
9 9 (19.15%) CISA
9 9 (19.15%) ISMS
10 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
10 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
10 8 (17.02%) Security Architecture
11 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (14.89%) LAN
11 7 (14.89%) WAN
11 7 (14.89%) Citrix
11 7 (14.89%) Apple
11 7 (14.89%) Security Management
11 7 (14.89%) CISM
11 7 (14.89%) Aastra
11 7 (14.89%) XenApp
11 7 (14.89%) XenServer
11 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
11 7 (14.89%) Information Assurance

Information Security
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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) LAN
1 7 (14.89%) WAN
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.38%) Wireless
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) Intranet
6 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) IT Manager
1 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Head of Compliance
2 7 (14.89%) Head of Security
2 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Information Security Advisor
3 6 (12.77%) Security Advisor
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (6.38%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Management Information System
2 11 (23.40%) Statistics
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.26%) CESG
4 2 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.26%) Fintech
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
1 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Risk Management
2 11 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (19.15%) ISMS
4 8 (17.02%) Security Architecture
5 7 (14.89%) Information Assurance
5 7 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (14.89%) Security Management
6 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
6 6 (12.77%) Time Management
7 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.64%) Information Security Management
7 5 (10.64%) Internal Audit
7 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) ITIL
8 4 (8.51%) Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) CISSP
2 9 (19.15%) CISA
3 7 (14.89%) CISM
4 5 (10.64%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.13%) CISMP
7 1 (2.13%) CLAS
7 1 (2.13%) IISP
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) MCSE
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (21.28%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.51%) RMADS
3 4 (8.51%) SLA
4 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.26%) ISO22301
5 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) XenApp
1 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
1 7 (14.89%) XenServer
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Avaya
3 7 (14.89%) Aastra
3 7 (14.89%) Apple
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Infoblox
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) ICL
7 1 (2.13%) Lotus
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