Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 115 107
Rank change year-on-year +42 -8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 47 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.63% 1.38% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.48% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 29
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.64% +25.71%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,401 £26,800
90th Percentile £75,250 £90,000 £54,499
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - -4.17%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,642 1,828 2,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 92.04% 93.70% 90.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,379 1,498 1,658
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,400
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Wales

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Wales

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Wales over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Wales

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
North Wales - 24 £45,000 - 5
South Wales +2 19 £50,000 -28.57% 14
Mid Wales - 2 - -
West Wales -4 1 £40,000 -0.52% 1
Cybersecurity
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 33 (70.21%) Information Security
2 25 (53.19%) Penetration Testing
2 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (51.06%) SIEM
3 24 (51.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 23 (48.94%) Fintech
4 23 (48.94%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (48.94%) Asset Management
4 23 (48.94%) Security Testing
4 23 (48.94%) VPN
5 21 (44.68%) Firewall
6 19 (40.43%) Project Planning
7 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
8 11 (23.40%) CISSP
8 11 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.89%) CISM
10 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
10 7 (14.89%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (14.89%) Security Operations
10 7 (14.89%) GDPR
11 6 (12.77%) ITIL
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (12.77%) CRISC
12 5 (10.64%) JIRA
12 5 (10.64%) Scrum
12 5 (10.64%) CISA
12 5 (10.64%) DevOps
13 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (48.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Office 365
4 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.13%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) VPN
2 21 (44.68%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) IT Engineer
1 18 (38.30%) IT Security Engineer
1 18 (38.30%) Security Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Security Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Information Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Scrum Master
6 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.13%) JPA
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Fintech
2 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.89%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Information Security
2 25 (53.19%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (51.06%) SIEM
3 24 (51.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 23 (48.94%) Asset Management
4 23 (48.94%) Security Testing
5 19 (40.43%) Project Planning
6 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.89%) Security Operations
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL
9 5 (10.64%) DevOps
9 5 (10.64%) Scrum
10 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.51%) Project Management
11 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) Java 8
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) CISSP
2 7 (14.89%) CISM
3 6 (12.77%) CRISC
4 5 (10.64%) CISA
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) MCP
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) SANS
6 2 (4.26%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (2.13%) GCFA
7 1 (2.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.89%) GDPR
3 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.26%) ISO 22301
4 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) vCloud
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.13%) Nessus
1 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Darktrace
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) Dell
3 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Intel
3 1 (2.13%) Kaspersky
3 1 (2.13%) Meraki
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) Sophos
3 1 (2.13%) Veeam
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Zerto