Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 133 134
Rank change year-on-year +33 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 23 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.66% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 11
Wales median annual salary £75,649 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.18% +14.71% +39.34%
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Data 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 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 1,636 1,820 2,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 92.01% 93.57% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,374 1,491 1,670
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.28% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,300
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Wales

Data Security
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Data Security in Wales

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in Wales over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Security in Wales

Data Security
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Wales - 21 £75,649 - 2
North Wales +4 1 £55,000 +10.00%
South Wales -4 1 £31,500 -33.68%
Data Security
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT jobs citing Data 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 Wales region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
1 13 (56.52%) DevOps
1 13 (56.52%) Strategic Thinking
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
3 6 (26.09%) Office 365
3 6 (26.09%) GDPR
3 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) IVR
4 5 (21.74%) CTI
4 5 (21.74%) PBX
4 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
4 5 (21.74%) Data Privacy
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
5 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) DNA
6 3 (13.04%) Innovative Thinking
6 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Telematics
6 3 (13.04%) Automotive
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis

Data Security
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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) CTI
1 5 (21.74%) PBX
1 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Architect
2 13 (56.52%) Lead Architect
2 13 (56.52%) Technical Architect
2 13 (56.52%) Technical Leader
3 5 (21.74%) Telephony Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) IT Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT Operations
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Operations
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) IVR
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) DevOps
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
1 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
1 13 (56.52%) Strategic Thinking
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
3 5 (21.74%) Data Privacy
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
4 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) DNA
5 3 (13.04%) Innovative Thinking
5 3 (13.04%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Telematics
6 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com