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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 89 72 98
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.70% 2.38% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.83% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 10
Median salary £45,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,250 £46,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1056 1131 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.92% 84.09% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 899 946 933
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -16 8 £45,000 -35.71% 3
West Wales -13 1 £35,000 -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
4 7 (36.84%) CISMP
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) CISA
6 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
6 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) CISSP
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) CISM
8 3 (15.79%) Change Management
8 3 (15.79%) Advertising
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (15.79%) SIEM
9 2 (10.53%) Service Design
9 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management

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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Security Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Information Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
2 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.79%) SIEM
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Service Design
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISMP
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) CISA
4 4 (21.05%) CISSP
5 3 (15.79%) CISM
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
1 1 (5.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) AlienVault
3 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Splunk
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago