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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £39,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
940 1070 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.54% 79.67% 69.40%
Number of salaries quoted 780 954 667
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 2014. 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 +15 7 £39,500 -16.84% 3
West Wales - 1 - -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) Law
6 3 (13.04%) CISM
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) Data Security
6 3 (13.04%) Information Management
6 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (13.04%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) Data Governance
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
7 2 (8.70%) T-Plan
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) JIRA
7 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Welsh Language
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Law
4 2 (8.70%) Welsh Language
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Information Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Security Officer
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
3 3 (13.04%) IT Security Officer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Process Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (4.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Data Governance
2 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
2 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.04%) Data Security
2 3 (13.04%) Information Management
3 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
3 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Security Management
3 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) ISMS
4 1 (4.35%) IT Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Business Development
4 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) CISM
3 2 (8.70%) CEH
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) CISA
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CISMP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) ISO 9000
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) T-Plan
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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