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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 73 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 33 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.41% 1.38% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.68% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 12
Average salary £60,000 £52,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +85.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £29,250 £25,484
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,250 £48,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
1130 1070 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.42% 82.24% 74.25%
Number of salaries quoted 936 914 814
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +5 27 £60,000 +15.38% 4
North Wales - 5 £90,000 -
West Wales - 1 - -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (55.26%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (44.74%) CISSP
4 15 (39.47%) CISM
5 14 (36.84%) CISA
5 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
8 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 10 (26.32%) UNIX
8 10 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (23.68%) Business Continuity
9 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
9 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (23.68%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (21.05%) Cyber Security
10 8 (21.05%) LogRhythm
10 8 (21.05%) CRISC
10 8 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (21.05%) VMware
10 8 (21.05%) Nessus
10 8 (21.05%) Qualys
10 8 (21.05%) Product Management
10 8 (21.05%) HP
10 8 (21.05%) SAP Certification
10 8 (21.05%) SQL
10 8 (21.05%) SAP
10 8 (21.05%) Firewall

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) Internet
3 5 (13.16%) Network Security
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.63%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Hudson
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.79%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Architect
1 8 (21.05%) Security Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Security Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Security Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Information Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Information Security Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Information Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Junior
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) COM
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (10.53%) BYOD
3 4 (10.53%) Internet of Things
3 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.26%) CESG
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) FreeBSD
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (23.68%) Business Continuity
4 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (23.68%) Business Continuity Planning
5 8 (21.05%) Product Management
5 8 (21.05%) Cyber Security
6 7 (18.42%) Information Assurance
7 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
7 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Product Marketing
8 5 (13.16%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) Service Management
8 5 (13.16%) ISMS
8 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.53%) ITSM
9 4 (10.53%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby
3 2 (5.26%) Erlang
3 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) CISSP
2 15 (39.47%) CISM
3 14 (36.84%) CISA
4 8 (21.05%) SAP Certification
4 8 (21.05%) CRISC
5 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) GSEC
6 5 (13.16%) Degree
7 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) CEH
9 1 (2.63%) CISMP
9 1 (2.63%) GPEN
9 1 (2.63%) CCFE
9 1 (2.63%) PMP
9 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.63%) MCSA
9 1 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (2.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
3 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
4 5 (13.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) Graphite
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) HP
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) Qualys
2 8 (21.05%) LogRhythm
2 8 (21.05%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Salary Depending on Experience
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