Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 75 93
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.32% 1.70% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.87% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 10
Cardiff median annual salary £48,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% -2.63% -13.64%
10th Percentile £41,250 £26,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,875 £55,750 £73,875
South Wales median annual salary £48,500 £43,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.14% +4.22% -30.83%

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 900 964 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.37% 91.20% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 774 841 1,003
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,950
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%

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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
1 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) GDPR
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) Security Management
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
3 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Data Privacy
3 3 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (15.38%) SANS
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Information Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
1 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Privacy
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
3 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) GIAC
4 2 (15.38%) GPEN
4 2 (15.38%) SANS
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) GDPR
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) LexisNexis
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft