The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
UK / Wales
Rank - 102 101
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.072% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.088% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year - +2.32%  

Information Assurance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 938 1132 1120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.37% 81.03% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 763 949 955
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Wales

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in Wales

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 12 (80.00%) Statistics
1 12 (80.00%) Time Management
1 12 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (13.33%) Cloudera
4 2 (13.33%) IaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP

Information Assurance
Top Related 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 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Security Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security Advisor
3 6 (40.00%) Security Advisor
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Security Architecture
1 12 (80.00%) Statistics
1 12 (80.00%) Time Management
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
3 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) IT Audit
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISA
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Cloudera
1 2 (13.33%) VMware