Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 85 96
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.87% 1.92% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.17% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 20
Cardiff median annual salary £34,375 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.12% +18.18% +39.24%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,750 £29,775
90th Percentile £53,125 £86,250 £59,125
South Wales median annual salary £27,500 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -47.11% -5.46% +39.24%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 734 1199 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.52% 88.55% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 652 1087 1132
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,275
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Cardiff

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Information Security in Cardiff

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (53.33%) Security Management
2 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) CISM
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (13.33%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (13.33%) CRISC
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) ISMS
7 2 (13.33%) Splunk
7 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
7 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) Proofpoint
7 2 (13.33%) SaaS

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Head of Information
2 2 (13.33%) Head of Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Head of Security
2 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Information Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Information Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Security Management
2 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) ISMS
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
6 2 (13.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (13.33%) CRISC
4 2 (13.33%) MBA
5 1 (6.67%) CREST Certified
5 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) IASME
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee
1 2 (13.33%) Proofpoint
1 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire
1 2 (13.33%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware