The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank - - 152
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Information Assurance
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1592 1698 2123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.02% 74.38% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1311 1773
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Hertfordshire region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance.

1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) SABSA
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) Security Architecture
3 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
3 7 (58.33%) PKI
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Identity Management
3 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) CISA
4 3 (25.00%) CISM
4 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (25.00%) COBIT
4 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Degree

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Trainee
2 2 (16.67%) Trainee Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (58.33%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Identity Management
1 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
1 7 (58.33%) Security Architecture
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 7 (58.33%) SABSA
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) CISA
3 3 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) COBIT
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
1 7 (58.33%) VMware