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

Cybersecurity
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 100 105
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 24 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.66% 1.11% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.22% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 31
South Wales median annual salary £60,000 £44,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.83% +27.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £45,900 £19,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £88,500 £55,625 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £48,500 £44,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.99% +27.14% -6.67%

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 1,301 1,394 2,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.85% 91.23% 89.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,103 1,224 1,785
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 17 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Torfaen - 5 £50,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £60,000 - 1
Newport - 1 £65,000 - 3
Cybersecurity
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 13 (54.17%) Legal
2 10 (41.67%) Data Security
3 7 (29.17%) CISSP
3 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Games
4 6 (25.00%) GIAC
4 6 (25.00%) Tandem
4 6 (25.00%) Marketing
4 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 6 (25.00%) SANS
4 6 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 6 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 6 (25.00%) Value Proposition
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (20.83%) Nexpose
5 5 (20.83%) OSCP
5 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (20.83%) Qualys
5 5 (20.83%) Welsh Language
5 5 (20.83%) Nmap
5 5 (20.83%) Nessus
5 5 (20.83%) CEH
5 5 (20.83%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.83%) CSS

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
General
1 13 (54.17%) Legal
2 6 (25.00%) Games
2 6 (25.00%) Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) Welsh Language
4 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Head of IT
2 5 (20.83%) Lead .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Lead Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Principal Security Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Associate Director
3 2 (8.33%) IT Director
4 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Head of Technology
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 6 (25.00%) Tandem
2 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) CentOS
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Data Security
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 6 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 6 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Value Proposition
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (8.33%) Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.33%) SIEM
6 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Compliance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 6 (25.00%) GIAC
2 6 (25.00%) SANS
3 5 (20.83%) CEH
3 5 (20.83%) OSCP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Nessus
1 5 (20.83%) Nexpose
1 5 (20.83%) Nmap
2 1 (4.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Qualys
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) AlienVault
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto