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

Information Security (InfoSec)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 63 89
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.77% 1.94% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.08% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 16
Cardiff median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% -32.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £34,550 £21,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £56,500 £86,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +28.79% -20.48% -24.55%

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 989 769 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.29% 93.33% 89.32%
Number of salaries quoted 815 683 1,074
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,280 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.96%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (35.00%) CISSP
3 7 (35.00%) GDPR
4 6 (30.00%) Security Management
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Legal
7 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (15.00%) ISMS
7 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.00%) IT Governance
7 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.00%) Internal Audit
7 3 (15.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor

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 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Information Officer
1 5 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 4 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Principal Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (30.00%) Security Management
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (15.00%) Internal Audit
3 3 (15.00%) ISMS
3 3 (15.00%) IT Governance
3 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.00%) GIAC
4 2 (10.00%) GPEN
4 2 (10.00%) SANS
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (35.00%) GDPR
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) LexisNexis