Cybersecurity Jobs in Wales

Cybersecurity
UK > Wales

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales requiring Cybersecurity skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months leading up to 22 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 60 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -34 -7 +36
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 49 145 186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.41% 8.40% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 8.71% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 85
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,923 £35,026
25th Percentile £32,625 £51,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,309 £70,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -28.13% +21.74% +33.72%
75th Percentile £57,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £117,800 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £64,750 £63,342
% change year-on-year -11.20% +2.22% +1.35%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales

Cybersecurity falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Wales.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,445 1,665 1,927
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 71.11% 96.47% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 996 810 1,208
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £38,258
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -10.00% +12.82%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,581 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Wales

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in Wales.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Wales

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in Wales over the 6 months to 22 July 2024.

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 22 July 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales -37 32 £37,500 -46.43% 16
West Wales +25 10 £52,508 +14.87% 2
North Wales +5 4 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Azure
2 6 (12.24%) AWS
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (6.12%) Entra ID
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (4.08%) Azure Sentinel
4 2 (4.08%) dbt
5 1 (2.04%) GCP
5 1 (2.04%) GitHub
5 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) Network Security
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) NAS
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) GitLab
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 18 (36.73%) Social Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Public Sector
3 5 (10.20%) Digital Health
3 5 (10.20%) Digital Healthcare
4 4 (8.16%) Games
5 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 3 (6.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.08%) Retail
7 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.04%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Senior
2 10 (20.41%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Head of IT
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Head of Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.08%) Head of Security
7 2 (4.08%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Technician
7 2 (4.08%) Senior UI/UX Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior UX Designer
7 2 (4.08%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.08%) UI/UX Designer
7 2 (4.08%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) SAML
2 2 (4.08%) Django
3 1 (2.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Onboarding
1 9 (18.37%) Social Media
2 8 (16.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Cyber Threat
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Operational Technology
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Security Posture
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) VMS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Analytics
1 10 (20.41%) Coaching
2 9 (18.37%) Customer Experience
2 9 (18.37%) Lead Generation
2 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.33%) SIEM
4 7 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.16%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (8.16%) Agile
7 4 (8.16%) Incident Response
7 4 (8.16%) Information Security
7 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (6.12%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (6.12%) Network Segmentation
8 3 (6.12%) Roadmaps
8 3 (6.12%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Python
2 3 (6.12%) Kusto Query Language
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) CISSP
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) CISMP
5 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.04%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) NIST
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.04%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.08%) Terraform
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) CSIRT
3 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.04%) Progress Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Sage
1 9 (18.37%) SAP
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
4 3 (6.12%) Okta
5 2 (4.08%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Thales
6 1 (2.04%) VMware