Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for CREST Certified qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CREST Certification
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 - 144
Rank change year-on-year - +144 -
Permanent jobs citing CREST Certified 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.36% - 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
South Wales median annual salary £72,500 - £75,000
Wales median annual salary £72,500 - £75,000

CREST Certified is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 305 497 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.10% 26.24% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 276 442 615
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% -4.00%

CREST Certified
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing CREST Certified as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for CREST Certified in South Wales

CREST Certified
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CREST Certified in South Wales.

Salary trend for CREST Certified in South Wales

CREST Certified
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CREST Certified within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 5 £72,500 -
CREST Certified
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing CREST Certified 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 South Wales region with a requirement for CREST Certified.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) OSCP
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (80.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (80.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (80.00%) Fintech
2 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) Cloud Native
2 4 (80.00%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Qualys
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) Nmap
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Nessus
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

CREST Certified
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Native
1 4 (80.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CEH
1 4 (80.00%) OSCP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (80.00%) Nessus
1 4 (80.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Google
1 4 (80.00%) Qualys