Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 112 131
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19 -24
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 48 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.37% 1.13% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.22% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 46 12 21
Wales median annual salary £41,355 £43,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.38% +23.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,122 £26,775 £19,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £57,750 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.43% -4.17% +9.09%

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 1,809 1,801 2,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.20% 92.50% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,466 1,554 2,025
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,075 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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
South Wales +5 26 £51,250 +18.50% 16
West Wales - 17 £40,210 - 1
North Wales - 4 £45,000 - 2
Mid Wales -13 1 £43,500 -
Cybersecurity
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 18 (37.50%) CISSP
2 16 (33.33%) Information Security
3 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (25.00%) Degree
4 10 (20.83%) Linux
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.75%) Data Security
5 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Resource Management
5 9 (18.75%) Security Testing
5 9 (18.75%) SABSA
6 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (16.67%) CISM
6 8 (16.67%) Python
7 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 7 (14.58%) Legal
7 7 (14.58%) SIEM
8 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 6 (12.50%) SANS
8 6 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 6 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (12.50%) Wireless
8 6 (12.50%) GIAC
8 6 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (12.50%) Firewall
8 6 (12.50%) C
8 6 (12.50%) Perl

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 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
1 6 (12.50%) Wireless
2 4 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (6.25%) Intranet
4 2 (4.17%) DHCP
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) IPsec
5 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) SSH
5 1 (2.08%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
1 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.08%) HBase
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.58%) Legal
2 5 (10.42%) Welsh Language
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
1 9 (18.75%) Consultant
2 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 8 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Ethical Hacker
4 6 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Principal Security Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) SOC Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) CSS
1 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.08%) Django
3 1 (2.08%) DOM
3 1 (2.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Fintech
5 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Debian
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Information Security
2 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (18.75%) Data Security
3 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Resource Management
3 9 (18.75%) SABSA
3 9 (18.75%) Security Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 7 (14.58%) SIEM
6 6 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 6 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (6.25%) Contract Management
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Python
2 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (12.50%) C
2 6 (12.50%) Perl
2 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) CISSP
2 12 (25.00%) Degree
3 8 (16.67%) CISM
4 6 (12.50%) GIAC
4 6 (12.50%) SANS
5 5 (10.42%) CEH
5 5 (10.42%) OSCP
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.17%) CREST Certified
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) CCNP
7 1 (2.08%) CISA
7 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) COBIT
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Nessus
1 5 (10.42%) Nexpose
1 5 (10.42%) Nmap
2 2 (4.17%) QRadar
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Qualys
3 4 (8.33%) Splunk
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) LogRhythm
5 2 (4.17%) Juniper
5 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.08%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee