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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 76 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.73% 0.91% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.13% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 17
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £30,430
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +80.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £47,200 £25,204
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
1129 972 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.58% 80.46% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 937 822 844
Average salary £38,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +4 19 £70,000 +27.27% 4
North Wales - 3 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) CISSP
5 9 (36.00%) UNIX
5 9 (36.00%) CISM
5 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (32.00%) Product Management
6 8 (32.00%) LogRhythm
6 8 (32.00%) Qualys
6 8 (32.00%) Firewall
6 8 (32.00%) CISA
6 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (32.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) Nessus
6 8 (32.00%) SAP
6 8 (32.00%) SAP Certification
6 8 (32.00%) ISO 9001
6 8 (32.00%) HP
7 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (24.00%) Marketing
7 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.00%) Network Security
8 5 (20.00%) Product Marketing
8 5 (20.00%) ISMS
8 5 (20.00%) Degree

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Tester
2 3 (12.00%) Information Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Trainer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Security Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Auditor
4 1 (4.00%) IT Security Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) COM
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) BYOD
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) FreeBSD
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) Product Management
2 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.00%) Product Marketing
3 5 (20.00%) ISMS
3 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) ITSM
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) CISSP
2 9 (36.00%) CISM
3 8 (32.00%) CISA
3 8 (32.00%) SAP Certification
4 5 (20.00%) GSEC
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) CRISC
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) CEH
7 1 (4.00%) CISMP
7 1 (4.00%) GPEN
7 1 (4.00%) CCFE
7 1 (4.00%) PMP
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.00%) MCSA
7 1 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (4.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (76.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (32.00%) ISO 9001
3 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (8.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Nessus
2 1 (4.00%) Graphite
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) HP
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Qualys
2 8 (32.00%) LogRhythm
2 8 (32.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago