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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
UK / Wales
Rank 69 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.16% 0.88% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.08% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 0
Median salary £48,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
955 1017 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.04% 81.43% 81.47%
Number of salaries quoted 813 891 940
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £52,500 £53,500
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +27 24 £48,500 +29.33%
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 24 (45.28%) Management Information System
2 21 (39.62%) Risk Management
3 19 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (28.30%) CISSP
5 14 (26.42%) Statistics
6 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
6 13 (24.53%) LAN
6 13 (24.53%) WAN
7 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
7 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
8 11 (20.75%) Finance
8 11 (20.75%) Windows
8 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
9 10 (18.87%) Information Assurance
9 10 (18.87%) Avaya
9 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (16.98%) Business Continuity
10 9 (16.98%) ITIL
11 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (13.21%) Aastra
12 7 (13.21%) XenApp
12 7 (13.21%) XenServer
12 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
12 7 (13.21%) Citrix
12 7 (13.21%) Apple
12 7 (13.21%) ISMS

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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Office 365
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
3 2 (3.77%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) LAN
1 13 (24.53%) WAN
2 6 (11.32%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.66%) HTTP
4 3 (5.66%) IPsec
4 3 (5.66%) SSL
4 3 (5.66%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.66%) Wireless
5 2 (3.77%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Head of Security
2 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Head of Compliance
3 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Information Security Advisor
4 6 (11.32%) Security Advisor
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Information Officer
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.66%) Head of Infrastructure
7 3 (5.66%) Head of Technology
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Management Information System
2 14 (26.42%) Statistics
3 7 (13.21%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.66%) User Experience
6 2 (3.77%) Fintech
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
1 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Risk Management
2 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (18.87%) Information Assurance
2 10 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (16.98%) Business Continuity
3 9 (16.98%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
5 7 (13.21%) ISMS
5 7 (13.21%) Security Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.32%) Time Management
7 5 (9.43%) Internal Audit
7 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (7.55%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) CISSP
2 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 5 (9.43%) CISA
3 5 (9.43%) CISM
4 4 (7.55%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (5.66%) CEH
5 3 (5.66%) ISEB
5 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CISMP
7 1 (1.89%) CLAS
7 1 (1.89%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.43%) SLA
4 3 (5.66%) BS7799
4 3 (5.66%) ISO19770
5 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.77%) ISO22301
5 2 (3.77%) RMADS
6 1 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) XenApp
1 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
1 7 (13.21%) XenServer
2 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Avaya
3 7 (13.21%) Aastra
3 7 (13.21%) Apple
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) BMC
5 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) VMware