Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 3.19% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
West Wales median annual salary £38,311 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.22% - -
Wales median annual salary £42,750 £33,350 £52,000
% change year-on-year +28.19% -35.87% -5.46%

Information Security 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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 246 341 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 98.01% 97.15% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 216 322 166
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,223 £57,946 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,675 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.82% +5.80% +4.17%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in West Wales

Information Security
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Information Security in West Wales

Information Security
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in West Wales over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in West Wales

Information Security
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 13 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
Swansea +14 8 £38,311 -4.22%
Information Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) SABSA
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) GDPR
4 2 (25.00%) ISMS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (12.50%) Due Diligence
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 22301
5 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) SMS

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Security Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) SABSA
2 5 (62.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Due Diligence
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 22301