Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 74 98
Rank change year-on-year +10 +24 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.42% 2.27% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.48% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 14
Cardiff median annual salary £33,699 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.81% -4.55% +69.23%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £86,250 £58,375
South Wales median annual salary £33,000 £52,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -36.54% +2.97% +55.38%

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 717 1,131 1,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 92.28% 91.80% 84.29%
Number of salaries quoted 630 1,049 1,074
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £53,000
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,779
% change year-on-year +2.67% +1.96% +5.08%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 6 (54.55%) Security Management
1 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
5 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) C#

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Information
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (54.55%) Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
4 1 (9.09%) CRISC
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MBA
4 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) IASME
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee
1 1 (9.09%) Proofpoint
1 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
1 1 (9.09%) Splunk