Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 127 132
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 8 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.39% 1.13% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.27% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 24
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% -1.90%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £30,575
90th Percentile £53,750 £86,250 £48,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 1868 2356 2340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.94% 89.07% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1603 2008 1970
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +9 8 £47,500 +18.75%
Data Security
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
3 3 (37.50%) iSeries
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (12.50%) PMO
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning

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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft