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

Cybersecurity
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 93 120
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 26 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.65% 0.97% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.05% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 22
South Wales median annual salary £51,250 £43,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.50% +23.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £19,175
90th Percentile £67,750 £58,500 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £41,355 £43,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.38% +23.57% -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 1,377 1,237 1,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.60% 91.90% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,092 1,770
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.96%
10th Percentile £25,315 £23,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 October 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 October 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 -19 14 £56,250 +35.54% 9
Newport +8 5 £43,500 -33.08% 5
Torfaen +7 5 £50,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £60,000 - 1
Cybersecurity
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 9 (34.62%) Data Security
2 7 (26.92%) Legal
2 7 (26.92%) CISSP
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) GIAC
3 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (23.08%) SANS
3 6 (23.08%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Nexpose
4 5 (19.23%) Nessus
4 5 (19.23%) CEH
4 5 (19.23%) Welsh Language
4 5 (19.23%) Nmap
4 5 (19.23%) Qualys
4 5 (19.23%) OSCP
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (15.38%) SIEM
6 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
6 3 (11.54%) Intranet
6 3 (11.54%) Finance
6 3 (11.54%) Windows

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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) HBase
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (26.92%) Legal
2 5 (19.23%) Welsh Language
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Principal Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Lead .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SOC Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) Django
3 1 (3.85%) DOM
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Debian
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Data Security
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Threat Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
4 3 (11.54%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.85%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CISSP
2 6 (23.08%) GIAC
2 6 (23.08%) SANS
3 5 (19.23%) CEH
3 5 (19.23%) OSCP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CREST Certified
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nessus
1 5 (19.23%) Nexpose
1 5 (19.23%) Nmap
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Qualys
2 3 (11.54%) Splunk
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.85%) AlienVault
4 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto