Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 73 91
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.80% 2.04% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 2.22% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 11
Cardiff median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% -32.08%
10th Percentile £41,400 £25,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £72,500 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -46.43%

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 811 1,034 1,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 93.00% 91.91% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 720 928 976
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,875 £52,750
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.28% +4.00% +1.35%

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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 (71.43%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) GDPR
4 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (28.57%) OWASP
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE

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 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Information Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Information Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (28.57%) OWASP
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) GDPR
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT