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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 85 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.54% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.71% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -28.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,750 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -1.18%
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
934 984 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 72.35% 75.23% 70.25%
Number of salaries quoted 821 877 647
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,550 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +7 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (74.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (70.97%) CISSP
3 12 (38.71%) Information Assurance
4 10 (32.26%) CISM
4 10 (32.26%) Information Security Management
4 10 (32.26%) Security Management
5 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
6 7 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (22.58%) Advertising
6 7 (22.58%) CISMP
7 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) Retail
9 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.68%) MS Office
10 3 (9.68%) ISO 9000
10 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
10 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Banking
10 3 (9.68%) JIRA
10 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
10 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
10 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.68%) VirtualBox
10 3 (9.68%) T-Plan
10 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
11 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 7 (22.58%) Advertising
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Information Manager
1 17 (54.84%) Information Security Manager
1 17 (54.84%) Security Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Information Assurance Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Security Officer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Security Officer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Graduate
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Graduate Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Information Assurance
2 10 (32.26%) Information Security Management
2 10 (32.26%) Security Management
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) IT Governance
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Process Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) CISSP
2 10 (32.26%) CISM
3 7 (22.58%) CISMP
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CEH
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (74.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
3 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
4 3 (9.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) T-Plan
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Capita - ITIN
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