The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 86 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.37% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.97% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Average salary £45,000 £28,750 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.52% -23.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,761 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,725 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1011 925 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 76.71% 72.89% 72.21%
Number of salaries quoted 865 813 653
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,456
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +5 18 £45,000 +56.52% 3
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 24 (82.76%) CISSP
2 20 (68.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (41.38%) Information Assurance
4 11 (37.93%) CISM
5 10 (34.48%) Information Security Management
5 10 (34.48%) Security Management
6 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
7 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (24.14%) CISMP
7 7 (24.14%) Advertising
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) ISO 9001
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
10 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
10 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
10 3 (10.34%) Banking
10 3 (10.34%) Retail
11 2 (6.90%) CEH
11 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
11 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (3.45%) Service Management
12 1 (3.45%) CISA
12 1 (3.45%) Process Management
12 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
12 1 (3.45%) Firewall
12 1 (3.45%) ITSM
12 1 (3.45%) HP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 7 (24.14%) Advertising
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Information Manager
1 17 (58.62%) Information Security Manager
1 17 (58.62%) Security Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Information Assurance Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Security Officer
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Security Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) IT Security Officer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Audit Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) NHS
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Information Assurance
2 10 (34.48%) Information Security Management
2 10 (34.48%) Security Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Process Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) CISSP
2 11 (37.93%) CISM
3 7 (24.14%) CISMP
4 2 (6.90%) CEH
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CISA
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
3 6 (20.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) T-Plan
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
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