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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 101 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 44 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.77% 0.98% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.26% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 23
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1842 2056 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.12% 77.53% 74.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1706 1584
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -10 11 £43,750 -37.50% 3
Hemel Hempstead +6 6 £55,000 +54.92%
Stevenage -12 4 - -
Potters Bar - 4 £40,750 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +22 3 £55,000 +12.82%
Borehamwood - 1 £40,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (36.23%) Firewall
2 20 (28.99%) CheckPoint
3 19 (27.54%) ITIL
3 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
3 19 (27.54%) Risk Management
4 15 (21.74%) Finance
4 15 (21.74%) Cisco
4 15 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) Change Management
6 12 (17.39%) CISM
6 12 (17.39%) CISSP
6 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (15.94%) Linux
7 11 (15.94%) Retail
8 10 (14.49%) VMware
8 10 (14.49%) Service Management
8 10 (14.49%) CISA
9 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
9 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
9 9 (13.04%) CCNA
10 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
10 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
10 8 (11.59%) Network Security
10 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
10 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
11 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.14%) SIEM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) SaaS
2 4 (5.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) Network Security
3 6 (8.70%) LAN
3 6 (8.70%) WAN
4 4 (5.80%) Wireless
5 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.90%) SAN
6 2 (2.90%) VPN
6 2 (2.90%) VoIP
6 2 (2.90%) FWSM
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.45%) VLAN
7 1 (1.45%) DHCP
7 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.45%) DNS
7 1 (1.45%) OSPF
7 1 (1.45%) TACACS
7 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Retail
3 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Architect
3 10 (14.49%) Security Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Service Manager
4 8 (11.59%) IT Auditor
4 8 (11.59%) Services Delivery Manager
4 8 (11.59%) Support Manager
4 8 (11.59%) IT Support Manager
4 8 (11.59%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (11.59%) Auditor
4 8 (11.59%) IT Support
5 7 (10.14%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Security Specialist
6 6 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
6 6 (8.70%) Service Support Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Security Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.80%) RMADS
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) CESG
5 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) ITIL
1 19 (27.54%) Risk Management
2 13 (18.84%) Change Management
3 10 (14.49%) Service Management
4 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
5 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
5 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.14%) SIEM
6 7 (10.14%) Project Management
7 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.70%) Security Management
7 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.70%) Information Security Management
7 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (8.70%) Time Management
8 5 (7.25%) Computer Security
8 5 (7.25%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) CISM
1 12 (17.39%) CISSP
1 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) CISA
3 9 (13.04%) CCNA
4 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) Degree
6 5 (7.25%) CRISC
6 5 (7.25%) GPEN
7 4 (5.80%) CCSA
8 3 (4.35%) CGEIT
8 3 (4.35%) GWAPT
9 2 (2.90%) CCNP
9 2 (2.90%) GCED
9 2 (2.90%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.45%) EnCE
10 1 (1.45%) CCIE
10 1 (1.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.80%) COBIT
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) Nmap
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Nessus
2 3 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.45%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) CheckPoint
2 15 (21.74%) Cisco
3 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.49%) VMware
5 6 (8.70%) HP
5 6 (8.70%) ProCurve
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.80%) Fujitsu
7 3 (4.35%) McAfee
8 2 (2.90%) Avaya
8 2 (2.90%) Qualys
8 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.90%) F5
9 1 (1.45%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.45%) Websense
9 1 (1.45%) Thunderhead
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
IT HR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago