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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 102 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.36% 1.20% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.52% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 13
Average salary £90,000 £55,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +54.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £49,750 £26,249
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £55,000 £43,300
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
1120 791 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.16% 79.18% 74.91%
Number of salaries quoted 949 662 728
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £47,500 £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 27 February 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 February 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 -29 4 £76,250 +38.63% 3
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Management
2 3 (23.08%) Law
2 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Data Security
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) ISMS
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) CISA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (7.69%) CISMP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
General
1 3 (23.08%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Welsh Language
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Trainer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (7.69%) SCADA
4 1 (7.69%) iSeries
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Security
1 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
1 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
1 3 (23.08%) Information Management
1 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) ISMS
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Product Marketing
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) GSEC
4 1 (7.69%) CISMP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) VCP4
4 1 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
2 1 (7.69%) Qualys
2 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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