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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 67 55
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.84% 0.73% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.87% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 12
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £62,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 443 575 649
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 90.78% 84.06% 85.73%
Number of salaries quoted 379 504 523
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (81.25%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile First
3 5 (31.25%) Fintech
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) SLA
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (18.75%) SIEM
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Splunk

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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Head of Support
2 3 (18.75%) Head of Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Head of Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Risk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Fintech
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile First
2 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) QRadar
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Splunk
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c. £16K
Posted: Yesterday