Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 122 88
Rank change year-on-year +29 -34 +40
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 20 20 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.40% 0.92% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.03% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 47
South Wales median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,875 £19,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,499 £59,937
Wales median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -5.88%

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 1260 1951 2071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.30% 89.95% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1751 1773
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,349 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +42 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Newport -5 3 £65,000 +25.00% 1
Torfaen +8 2 - - 1
Cybersecurity
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (40.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Security Management
3 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 5 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (20.00%) Data Security
5 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) CISSP
6 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (10.00%) Redux
7 2 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (10.00%) React Native
7 2 (10.00%) SABSA
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (10.00%) CRISC
7 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture

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 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) SMS
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.00%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Information
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Security
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Project Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Support Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) React Native
1 2 (10.00%) Redux
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 4 (20.00%) Data Security
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (10.00%) SABSA
7 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) CRISC
2 2 (10.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 31000
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) McAfee
1 2 (10.00%) Splunk