Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 96 124
Rank change year-on-year +9 +28 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.29% 1.59% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.79% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 13
South Wales median annual salary £52,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +12.00% -43.40%
10th Percentile £35,550 £21,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £51,900
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £44,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.61% +17.33% -46.43%

Information Security 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 1,214 1,398 1,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 91.83% 88.99% 84.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,068 1,202 1,700
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 6 months to 25 May 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 -2 10 £50,000 +12.36% 5
Newport +9 3 £70,000 +86.67%
Bridgend - 2 £28,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £55,000 -
Information Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
4 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
4 5 (29.41%) Security Management
4 5 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) GDPR
5 4 (23.53%) CISM
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
6 3 (17.65%) IT Governance
6 3 (17.65%) CISA
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Legal
6 3 (17.65%) GIAC
6 3 (17.65%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Security Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Information Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Information Risk Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Information Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Information Officer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Principal Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
2 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
3 5 (29.41%) Security Management
3 5 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
5 3 (17.65%) IT Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) CISM
4 3 (17.65%) CISA
4 3 (17.65%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (17.65%) GIAC
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CRISC
5 2 (11.76%) GISP
5 2 (11.76%) ISSAP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Master's Degree
6 1 (5.88%) CEH
6 1 (5.88%) CISMP
6 1 (5.88%) GPEN
6 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) GDPR
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 31000
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft