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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 81 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 22 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.64% 1.09% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.30% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 12
Median salary £41,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £25,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £66,000 £63,400
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.52%
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
1115 1156 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 83.33% 84.01% 79.84%
Number of salaries quoted 944 947 943
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 19 £41,500 -10.27% 2
Mid Wales - 3 - -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 15 (44.12%) Data Protection
2 13 (38.24%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
4 11 (32.35%) CISSP
5 9 (26.47%) Data Mining
5 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
6 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 8 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (23.53%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.59%) Degree
8 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Firewall
9 5 (14.71%) Wireless
9 5 (14.71%) CISA
9 5 (14.71%) LAN
9 5 (14.71%) WAN
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (14.71%) Information Assurance
10 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Software Architecture
10 4 (11.76%) Linux
10 4 (11.76%) HTTP
10 4 (11.76%) VPN
10 4 (11.76%) SSL

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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 5 (14.71%) WAN
2 5 (14.71%) Wireless
3 4 (11.76%) HTTP
3 4 (11.76%) IPsec
3 4 (11.76%) SSL
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Security Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Information Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Information Officer
3 6 (17.65%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (17.65%) Security Officer
4 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Head of Security
5 4 (11.76%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Head of Technology
6 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Information Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Data Protection
2 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.71%) Information Assurance
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (11.76%) Data Security
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) SDLC
6 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Software Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) Security Management
7 3 (8.82%) Service Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) CISSP
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 5 (14.71%) CISA
4 3 (8.82%) CISM
5 2 (5.88%) CISMP
6 1 (2.94%) CEH
6 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.94%) CRISC
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB
6 1 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) SLA
4 1 (2.94%) BS7799
4 1 (2.94%) ISO19770
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.94%) Nessus
1 1 (2.94%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.82%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) AlienVault
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (2.94%) BMC
3 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
3 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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