Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 144 151
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.21% 0.047% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.052% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% -25.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £39,535 £49,750 £51,500
90th Percentile £44,275 £55,250 £83,500
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.91% -8.33% +14.29%

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 1,754 1,933 2,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.88% 90.75% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,428 1,633 1,940
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.92% +3.28% -

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
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 19 July 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 +14 4 £42,500 -19.05%
Information Assurance
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (75.00%) GDPR
2 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS

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 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS