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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 108 85 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.075% 1.19% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 1.48% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 9
Average salary - £55,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +54.92%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1054 877 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.01% 80.38% 72.83%
Number of salaries quoted 917 760 694
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 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 -23 1 - - 2
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Data Security
2 3 (25.00%) Law
2 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) Information Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 9000
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) SNMP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (8.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Information Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Security
1 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 9000
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) T-Plan
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco