The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 105 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 38 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.53% 0.43% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.55% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 29
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1963 1625 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.12% 77.05% 73.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1230 1559
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -5 13 £26,500 -33.75%
Potters Bar - 10 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 3 £57,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £87,500 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 47 (52.81%) Finance
2 26 (29.21%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (26.97%) Retail
4 23 (25.84%) Management Information System
4 23 (25.84%) Cisco
5 22 (24.72%) CCNA
5 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
5 22 (24.72%) Firewall
6 21 (23.60%) CISM
6 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
6 21 (23.60%) ITIL
7 20 (22.47%) CISSP
7 20 (22.47%) CISA
7 20 (22.47%) Risk Management
8 17 (19.10%) VMware
8 17 (19.10%) Linux
8 17 (19.10%) LAN
8 17 (19.10%) WAN
8 17 (19.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (17.98%) Visualisation
9 16 (17.98%) PaaS
9 16 (17.98%) Red Hat
9 16 (17.98%) Change Management
10 15 (16.85%) CRISC
11 13 (14.61%) PCI DSS
11 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
11 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
12 12 (13.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 12 (13.48%) HP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.48%) Lync
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.25%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) PaaS
2 12 (13.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.72%) Firewall
2 17 (19.10%) LAN
2 17 (19.10%) WAN
3 8 (8.99%) Network Security
4 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.37%) DNS
6 2 (2.25%) LDAP
6 2 (2.25%) DHCP
6 2 (2.25%) Wireless
7 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.12%) VLAN
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.12%) VPN
7 1 (1.12%) MPLS
7 1 (1.12%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 47 (52.81%) Finance
2 24 (26.97%) Retail
3 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.12%) Front Office
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) Architect
3 17 (19.10%) Security Analyst
4 16 (17.98%) IT Architect
5 13 (14.61%) Information Security Analyst
5 13 (14.61%) Information Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) Security Manager
7 9 (10.11%) Information Specialist
8 8 (8.99%) Security Specialist
9 7 (7.87%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Information Security Specialist
9 7 (7.87%) Compliance Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Security Officer
10 6 (6.74%) Information Security Officer
10 6 (6.74%) Consultant
11 5 (5.62%) Information Manager
11 5 (5.62%) Information Security Manager
12 4 (4.49%) Security Architect
12 4 (4.49%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
1 2 (2.25%) J2EE
2 1 (1.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Management Information System
2 16 (17.98%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.49%) RMADS
4 4 (4.49%) CESG
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Handset
5 1 (1.12%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) AIX
3 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.12%) VMS
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) ITIL
2 20 (22.47%) Risk Management
3 16 (17.98%) Change Management
4 12 (13.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (12.36%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.11%) Computer Security
7 8 (8.99%) Data Security
8 7 (7.87%) Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) Security Management
9 6 (6.74%) Identity Management
9 6 (6.74%) Information Security Management
9 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.74%) Security Architecture
9 6 (6.74%) Cyber Security
10 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.62%) ISMS
10 5 (5.62%) Time Management
10 5 (5.62%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) C#
1 2 (2.25%) Java
1 2 (2.25%) VB
1 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (29.21%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (24.72%) CCNA
3 21 (23.60%) CISM
4 20 (22.47%) CISSP
4 20 (22.47%) CISA
5 15 (16.85%) CRISC
6 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
7 10 (11.24%) CGEIT
8 9 (10.11%) Degree
9 5 (5.62%) GPEN
10 4 (4.49%) CCSA
11 3 (3.37%) CCIE
11 3 (3.37%) GWAPT
12 2 (2.25%) GCED
12 2 (2.25%) CSSLP
12 2 (2.25%) CCNP
12 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.12%) EnCE
13 1 (1.12%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (14.61%) PCI DSS
3 7 (7.87%) COBIT
4 2 (2.25%) SLA
5 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.48%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.49%) Nmap
4 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Cisco
2 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
3 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
4 17 (19.10%) VMware
5 16 (17.98%) Red Hat
6 12 (13.48%) ProCurve
6 12 (13.48%) HP
7 4 (4.49%) SAP
7 4 (4.49%) Fujitsu
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle
9 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix
9 1 (1.12%) F5