Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 106 116
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10 0
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 21 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.59% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.07% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 25
South Wales median annual salary £70,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% +25.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £47,500 £19,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £56,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.21% +17.86% -12.50%

Cybersecurity 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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,214 1,398 1,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 91.83% 88.99% 84.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,068 1,202 1,700
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in South Wales

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in South Wales

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in South Wales

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 May 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 +8 15 £75,000 +62.16% 3
Torfaen - 4 £50,000 -
Newport - 2 £70,000 - 1
Cybersecurity
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 12 (57.14%) Legal
2 8 (38.10%) Games
2 8 (38.10%) Data Security
2 8 (38.10%) Tandem
2 8 (38.10%) Marketing
2 8 (38.10%) Driving Licence
2 8 (38.10%) Strategic Thinking
2 8 (38.10%) Decision-Making
2 8 (38.10%) Value Proposition
3 6 (28.57%) CISSP
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) SANS
5 4 (19.05%) OSCP
5 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (19.05%) Nexpose
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) GIAC
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) Welsh Language
5 4 (19.05%) Qualys
5 4 (19.05%) Nessus
5 4 (19.05%) CEH
5 4 (19.05%) Nmap

Cybersecurity
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
General
1 12 (57.14%) Legal
2 8 (38.10%) Games
2 8 (38.10%) Marketing
3 4 (19.05%) Welsh Language
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Associate Director
2 4 (19.05%) Head of IT
2 4 (19.05%) IT Director
2 4 (19.05%) Lead .NET Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Principal Security Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Information Risk Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Driving Licence
1 8 (38.10%) Tandem
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Data Security
1 8 (38.10%) Decision-Making
1 8 (38.10%) Strategic Thinking
1 8 (38.10%) Value Proposition
2 5 (23.81%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.76%) People Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) CEH
2 4 (19.05%) GIAC
2 4 (19.05%) OSCP
2 4 (19.05%) SANS
3 3 (14.29%) CISA
4 2 (9.52%) CRISC
4 2 (9.52%) ISSAP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 31000
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nessus
1 4 (19.05%) Nexpose
1 4 (19.05%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Qualys
2 1 (4.76%) AlienVault
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk