Security Operations Centre Jobs in Wales

Security Operations Centre
UK > Wales

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Security Operations Centre in permanent job vacancies in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Security Operations Centre over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 112 112 140
Rank change year-on-year 0 +28 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations Centre 3 30 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 1.72% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 4.47% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
10th Percentile £47,166 - -
25th Percentile £47,847 £56,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,404 £62,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.75% +66.67% -
75th Percentile £53,866 £68,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £53,889 - -
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +23.81%

All Generic Skills
Wales

Security Operations Centre falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills in Wales.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 562 671 866
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 26.14% 38.43% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 338 312 403
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £32,200
25th Percentile £32,000 £35,427 £39,305
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,072 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.06% -14.29% +31.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,988 £67,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £78,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £64,029 £62,500
% change year-on-year -14.10% +2.45% +4.17%

Security Operations Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations Centre in Wales

Security Operations Centre
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Security Operations Centre in Wales

Security Operations Centre
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Centre within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 July 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 -6 3 £51,404 -17.75% 1
Security Operations Centre
UK

Security Operations Centre
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon GuardDuty
2 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Sentinel
2 1 (33.33%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Django
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) DevSecOps
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Response
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Roadmaps
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Kusto Query Language
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) TippingPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro