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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 77 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 30 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.32% 1.10% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.34% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 6
Median salary £52,000 £55,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +39.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £56,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1124 1041 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.93% 82.03% 81.32%
Number of salaries quoted 969 904 840
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +13 30 £52,000 -5.45% 5
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 24 (39.34%) Management Information System
2 23 (37.70%) Risk Management
3 21 (34.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (29.51%) CISSP
5 16 (26.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (26.23%) PCI DSS
6 15 (24.59%) Data Protection
6 15 (24.59%) LAN
6 15 (24.59%) WAN
7 14 (22.95%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (22.95%) Statistics
8 12 (19.67%) ITIL
8 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
9 11 (18.03%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.03%) Information Assurance
10 10 (16.39%) Windows
10 10 (16.39%) Finance
10 10 (16.39%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
11 9 (14.75%) Business Continuity
11 9 (14.75%) Avaya
11 9 (14.75%) Security Testing
12 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (11.48%) Aastra
12 7 (11.48%) XenApp
12 7 (11.48%) XenServer
12 7 (11.48%) XenDesktop
12 7 (11.48%) ISMS
12 7 (11.48%) Apple

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 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) IaaS
1 3 (4.92%) PaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) LAN
1 15 (24.59%) WAN
2 6 (9.84%) Wireless
3 5 (8.20%) Firewall
3 5 (8.20%) HTTP
3 5 (8.20%) IPsec
3 5 (8.20%) SSL
3 5 (8.20%) VPN
4 3 (4.92%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
General
1 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Head of Security
2 9 (14.75%) Security Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Head of Compliance
3 7 (11.48%) Information Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Information Officer
4 6 (9.84%) Information Security Advisor
4 6 (9.84%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (9.84%) Security Advisor
4 6 (9.84%) Security Officer
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Head of Technology
6 4 (6.56%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.92%) IT Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Management Information System
2 14 (22.95%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (22.95%) Statistics
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.92%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Risk Management
2 16 (26.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (24.59%) Data Protection
4 12 (19.67%) ITIL
5 11 (18.03%) Information Assurance
5 11 (18.03%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (16.39%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (14.75%) Business Continuity
7 9 (14.75%) Security Testing
8 7 (11.48%) ISMS
9 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.84%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (9.84%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (9.84%) Security Architecture
9 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.84%) Time Management
10 5 (8.20%) SDLC
10 5 (8.20%) Software Architecture
10 5 (8.20%) Threat Modelling
10 5 (8.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) Java
1 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) CISSP
2 6 (9.84%) Degree
3 5 (8.20%) CISA
3 5 (8.20%) CISM
4 4 (6.56%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (4.92%) CEH
5 3 (4.92%) ISEB
5 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CISMP
7 1 (1.64%) CLAS
7 1 (1.64%) CRISC
7 1 (1.64%) IISP
7 1 (1.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (26.23%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.20%) SLA
4 3 (4.92%) BS7799
4 3 (4.92%) ISO19770
5 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.28%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) XenApp
1 7 (11.48%) XenDesktop
1 7 (11.48%) XenServer
2 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Avaya
3 7 (11.48%) Aastra
3 7 (11.48%) Apple
3 7 (11.48%) Citrix
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco
5 3 (4.92%) BMC
5 3 (4.92%) SAP
5 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.28%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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