The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 82 76
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.87% 0.92% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.10% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 15
Median salary £45,750 £45,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.66% -35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,573 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00%  

Information Security 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 743 996 1003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 87.00% 83.63% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 632 852 868
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in South Wales

Information Security
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in South Wales.

Salary trend for Information Security in South Wales

Information Security
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in South Wales

Information Security
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 Information Security within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 +3 10 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Caerphilly - 3 £20,000 -
Newport +2 1 £24,000 -48.93%
Information Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
4 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
5 11 (29.73%) Firewall
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.62%) Statistics
7 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (18.92%) CISSP
8 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (18.92%) SLA
9 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.22%) Information Assurance
9 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
10 5 (13.51%) Fintech
10 5 (13.51%) Mobile First
10 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (13.51%) SIEM
10 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
10 5 (13.51%) Degree
10 5 (13.51%) Time Management
10 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
10 5 (13.51%) Avaya
10 5 (13.51%) Web Services
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
11 4 (10.81%) MCP
11 4 (10.81%) Cisco

Information Security
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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
4 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.41%) NAS
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Information Security Advisor
2 5 (13.51%) Security Advisor
2 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Head of Support
4 3 (8.11%) Graduate
4 3 (8.11%) Graduate Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Graduate Security Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Head of Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Head of Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Information Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Fintech
3 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
1 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.62%) Statistics
4 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Information Assurance
5 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
6 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Mobile First
6 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) SIEM
6 5 (13.51%) Time Management
6 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.81%) DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Internal Audit
8 3 (8.11%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Python
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) MCP
4 3 (8.11%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (8.11%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CISA
5 2 (5.41%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.70%) CISMP
6 1 (2.70%) CLAS
6 1 (2.70%) IISP
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (18.92%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) RMADS
4 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
2 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.70%) QRadar
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Avaya
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Aastra
5 2 (5.41%) Apple
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 2 (5.41%) Veeam
6 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) ICL
6 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 14 days ago