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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 73 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 28 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.13% 1.41% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.68% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 12
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +39.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,400 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £44,950
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1137 1193 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.60% 83.84% 80.48%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1018 867
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +5 22 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Mid Wales - 6 - -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 16 (38.10%) Data Protection
2 15 (35.71%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
3 12 (28.57%) LAN
3 12 (28.57%) WAN
3 12 (28.57%) CISSP
3 12 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (23.81%) PCI DSS
4 10 (23.81%) Data Mining
5 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 9 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 7 (16.67%) Degree
8 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (14.29%) Wireless
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 5 (11.90%) SSL
9 5 (11.90%) SLA
9 5 (11.90%) HTTP
9 5 (11.90%) VPN
9 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
9 5 (11.90%) Windows
9 5 (11.90%) IPsec
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
9 5 (11.90%) Data Security
9 5 (11.90%) Firewall

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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) LAN
1 12 (28.57%) WAN
2 6 (14.29%) Wireless
3 5 (11.90%) Firewall
3 5 (11.90%) HTTP
3 5 (11.90%) IPsec
3 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 5 (11.90%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Security Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Information Officer
2 7 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 7 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Head of Security
4 4 (9.52%) Head of Technology
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
5 3 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Information Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Data Protection Act
1 15 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Statistics
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Data Protection
2 15 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 9 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
7 5 (11.90%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (11.90%) Data Security
7 5 (11.90%) Information Assurance
7 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (11.90%) SDLC
7 5 (11.90%) Security Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) Service Management
7 5 (11.90%) Software Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) CISSP
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) CISA
4 4 (9.52%) CISM
5 3 (7.14%) CEH
5 3 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (7.14%) ISEB
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) CRISC
7 1 (2.38%) SANS
7 1 (2.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.90%) SLA
4 3 (7.14%) BS7799
4 3 (7.14%) ISO19770
5 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.38%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) XenApp
2 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
2 4 (9.52%) XenServer
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Aastra
2 4 (9.52%) Apple
2 4 (9.52%) Avaya
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) BMC
3 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago