The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 82 82 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 55 73 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.75% 2.97% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.49% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 25
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
Information Security
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
1675 2089 2079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 83.67% 85.09% 83.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1739 1717
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +33 18 £43,750 -37.50% 1
St Albans - 10 £70,000 -
Watford -15 9 £62,500 +35.13% 2
Cheshunt - 6 £55,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 62 (55.86%) CISSP
2 57 (51.35%) CISM
3 45 (40.54%) CESG Certified Professional
4 39 (35.14%) Management Information System
5 35 (31.53%) Risk Management
5 35 (31.53%) Incident Management
6 34 (30.63%) SC Cleared
6 34 (30.63%) Security Cleared
7 31 (27.93%) Microsoft
7 31 (27.93%) ITIL
8 30 (27.03%) CRISC
9 29 (26.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 28 (25.23%) Security Operations
11 26 (23.42%) PCI DSS
12 25 (22.52%) CEH
12 25 (22.52%) Cybersecurity
12 25 (22.52%) Firewall
13 22 (19.82%) Service Management
13 22 (19.82%) Windows
13 22 (19.82%) CLAS
13 22 (19.82%) SANS
13 22 (19.82%) SIEM
14 21 (18.92%) Linux
14 21 (18.92%) Change Management
15 20 (18.02%) Active Directory
15 20 (18.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 19 (17.12%) Problem Management
16 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce
17 18 (16.22%) Information Security Management
17 18 (16.22%) Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.81%) IBM Notes
2 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Office
2 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.50%) MS Project
4 5 (4.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) PaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) IaaS
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.52%) Firewall
2 12 (10.81%) VPN
3 9 (8.11%) Network Security
4 6 (5.41%) WAN
4 6 (5.41%) Wireshark
5 5 (4.50%) RTP
6 4 (3.60%) DHCP
6 4 (3.60%) DNS
6 4 (3.60%) MPLS
7 3 (2.70%) BGP
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.70%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.70%) H.323
7 3 (2.70%) Internet
7 3 (2.70%) ISDN
7 3 (2.70%) LAN
7 3 (2.70%) Megaco
7 3 (2.70%) MGCP
7 3 (2.70%) OSPF
7 3 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
1 15 (13.51%) Retail
2 14 (12.61%) Local Government
3 10 (9.01%) Military
4 9 (8.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Electronics
5 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (40.54%) Analyst
2 29 (26.13%) SOC Analyst
3 20 (18.02%) Security Analyst
4 15 (13.51%) Security Manager
5 14 (12.61%) Information Manager
5 14 (12.61%) Information Security Manager
6 12 (10.81%) Architect
7 9 (8.11%) Security Architect
8 8 (7.21%) Information Security Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Compliance Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Security Operations Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Consultant
11 5 (4.50%) IT Manager
11 5 (4.50%) SAP Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) SAP Business Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) SAP SD Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) J2EE
3 1 (0.90%) VXML
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.14%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.41%) CESG
3 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.51%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (12.61%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.11%) Data Centre
6 8 (7.21%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (6.31%) PKI
8 6 (5.41%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.90%) AS400
10 1 (0.90%) Clustering
10 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) Windows
2 21 (18.92%) Linux
3 12 (10.81%) Unix
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.90%) AIX
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) Incident Management
1 35 (31.53%) Risk Management
2 31 (27.93%) ITIL
3 28 (25.23%) Security Operations
4 25 (22.52%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (19.82%) Service Management
5 22 (19.82%) SIEM
6 21 (18.92%) Change Management
7 20 (18.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce
8 19 (17.12%) Problem Management
9 18 (16.22%) Information Security Management
9 18 (16.22%) Security Management
10 16 (14.41%) Data Protection
11 15 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (12.61%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (11.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (11.71%) Information Assurance
14 10 (9.01%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) C
2 7 (6.31%) Java
3 6 (5.41%) Python
3 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.41%) SQL
4 2 (1.80%) C#
4 2 (1.80%) VB
4 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (55.86%) CISSP
2 57 (51.35%) CISM
3 45 (40.54%) CESG Certified Professional
4 34 (30.63%) SC Cleared
4 34 (30.63%) Security Cleared
5 30 (27.03%) CRISC
6 25 (22.52%) CEH
7 22 (19.82%) CLAS
7 22 (19.82%) SANS
8 17 (15.32%) GIAC
9 16 (14.41%) MCP
10 15 (13.51%) Degree
11 12 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (8.11%) CCNP
12 9 (8.11%) CompTIA Security+
12 9 (8.11%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
14 6 (5.41%) CCNA
14 6 (5.41%) CISA
14 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (26.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (23.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.70%) ISO22301
3 3 (2.70%) RMADS
3 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (5.41%) Nessus
2 6 (5.41%) QRadar
2 6 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 31 (27.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.41%) AlienVault
2 16 (14.41%) LogLogic
2 16 (14.41%) LogRhythm
3 12 (10.81%) Lotus
4 11 (9.91%) Oracle
5 9 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 9 (8.11%) Cisco
5 9 (8.11%) HP
5 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.31%) IBM
7 6 (5.41%) ArcSight
7 6 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 6 (5.41%) Splunk
7 6 (5.41%) Symantec
8 5 (4.50%) Computacenter
8 5 (4.50%) F5
8 5 (4.50%) SAP
9 4 (3.60%) VMware
10 3 (2.70%) Palo Alto
Watford, Hertfordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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