Information Security Jobs in Wales

Information Security (InfoSec)
UK > Wales

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales requiring Information Security skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Information Security over the 6 months leading up to 18 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
18 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 102 115 84
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 24 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.01% 1.41% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.46% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 41
10th Percentile £31,250 - £36,250
25th Percentile £39,417 £38,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £46,000 £75,400
Median % change year-on-year +35.87% -38.99% +67.56%
75th Percentile £64,688 £57,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,625 -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales

Information Security falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Wales.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,767 1,645 1,934
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 74.31% 96.37% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,176 807 1,134
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £31,475
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - -6.25% +10.34%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Wales

Information Security
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Security in Wales.

Salary trend for Information Security in Wales

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security in Wales over the 6 months to 18 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Wales

Information 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 Information Security within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 June 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +2 18 £62,500 +13.64% 3
West Wales +7 5 £32,500 -16.67%
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Azure
2 5 (20.83%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) AWS
3 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.17%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 4 (16.67%) Wireless
2 3 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
1 10 (41.67%) Social Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (12.50%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Development Team Leader
1 5 (20.83%) Lead
1 5 (20.83%) Software Development Team Leader
1 5 (20.83%) Software Team Leader
1 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Head of Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.33%) Head of Security
3 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) COM
2 3 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile
2 7 (29.17%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.67%) Data Security
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (16.67%) Security Management
6 3 (12.50%) Data Collection
6 3 (12.50%) Document Management
6 3 (12.50%) Incident Response
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C#
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
1 3 (12.50%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CBAP
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.17%) IIBA
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CSIRT
1 2 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Sage
3 4 (16.67%) Asigra
3 4 (16.67%) Datto
3 4 (16.67%) Sophos
3 4 (16.67%) Veeam
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) IBM