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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 97 103 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.76% 0.22% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.27% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Average salary £37,500 £90,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.33% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
1038 1122 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.70% 82.93% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 899 958 733
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
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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 10 £37,500 -53.84% 6
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (46.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (37.50%) Finance
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
5 10 (31.25%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) CISSP
7 7 (21.88%) CISM
7 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (21.88%) TOGAF
8 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity
8 6 (18.75%) Advertising
8 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
9 5 (15.63%) CISMP
9 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) Firewall
9 5 (15.63%) IBM
9 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 4 (12.50%) SAS
10 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.50%) Internet
10 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
11 3 (9.38%) Legal
11 3 (9.38%) VMware
11 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.38%) Linux
12 2 (6.25%) SAP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) Network Security
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Online Betting
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Security Manager
3 9 (28.13%) IT Manager
3 9 (28.13%) IT Security Manager
4 8 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Architect
5 6 (18.75%) Security Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) IT Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) CISSP Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Information Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Governance Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Information Governance Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Information Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Compliance Manager
9 1 (3.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.25%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.88%) TOGAF
4 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.25%) Information Governance
8 2 (6.25%) PLM
8 2 (6.25%) Product Management
8 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
8 2 (6.25%) Security Operations
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) CISSP
2 7 (21.88%) CISM
3 5 (15.63%) CISMP
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.25%) CISA
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CEH
6 1 (3.13%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.25%) ISO22301
4 1 (3.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
3 2 (6.25%) Qualys
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.13%) Sophos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Arriva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago