Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 138 143
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.15% 0.15% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 19
Wales median annual salary £44,500 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.24% +0.96% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £49,750 £39,250
90th Percentile £49,350 £55,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,750 £53,000
% change year-on-year +13.74% -0.47% -3.64%

Information Assurance 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 1,760 1,907 2,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.31% 92.98% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,431 1,620 2,018
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Wales over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in Wales

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 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 -2 3 £44,500 -15.24%
Information Assurance
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet

Information Assurance
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001