Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 92 121
Rank change year-on-year +5 +29 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 25 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.61% 1.40% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.52% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 12
South Wales median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £22,400 £31,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £68,750 £54,499
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 1,355 1,248 1,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.42% 91.97% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 1,092 1,613
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.96%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £56,250 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -12 13 £50,000 +8.11% 23
Newport +9 6 £36,000 -44.62% 25
Torfaen +6 1 £25,500 -
Cybersecurity
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 7 (28.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (12.00%) SIEM
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
5 3 (12.00%) Intranet
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (12.00%) SANS
5 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (12.00%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (8.00%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.00%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) HBase
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Hudson
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Security Officer
3 2 (8.00%) Trainee
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security Incident Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Information Officer
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Security Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Security Incident Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Security Sales Executive
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) SOC Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) DOM
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) JPA
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (12.00%) SIEM
5 2 (8.00%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (8.00%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C#
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Java 8
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 3 (12.00%) SANS
3 2 (8.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (8.00%) GIAC
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) GCFA
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 22301
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Darktrace
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk