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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 70 81
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 8 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.10% 1.97% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.30% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 11
Median salary £45,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.71% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 652 956 1065
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 89.93% 85.59% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 558 836 894
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 8 £45,750 +30.71%
Cybersecurity
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Mobile First
4 7 (38.89%) Fintech
5 6 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 6 (33.33%) SIEM
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 4 (22.22%) CISSP
7 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) MCP
8 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Security Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Head of Support
4 3 (16.67%) Graduate
4 3 (16.67%) Graduate Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Graduate Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Head of Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Head of Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Project Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Fintech
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Mobile First
3 6 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 6 (33.33%) SIEM
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) Change Control
8 1 (5.56%) Information Security Governance
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
3 3 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (16.67%) MCP
3 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec