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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.44% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.02% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Median salary £40,000 £22,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.77% -67.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £44,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 496 588 565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 89.21% 84.12% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 439 479 490
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (28.57%) Avaya
6 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (23.81%) Statistics
6 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
7 4 (19.05%) Office 365
7 4 (19.05%) CISSP
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (19.05%) SLA
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (14.29%) WAN
8 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) Apple
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) IT Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Fintech
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (23.81%) Statistics
3 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Internal Audit
4 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile First
5 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) SLA
3 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) XenApp
1 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
1 3 (14.29%) XenServer
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Avaya
3 3 (14.29%) Aastra
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 12 days ago