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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 92 96 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +30
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 37 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.84% 2.06% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.45% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 14
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £49,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
1752 1716 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 87.21% 83.99% 83.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1453 1335
Median salary £48,750 £53,100 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.19% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +14 7 £65,000 - 3
Royston - 7 £65,000 -
Hitchin - 2 - -
Stevenage -9 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 29 (38.67%) CISSP
2 25 (33.33%) Firewall
3 23 (30.67%) Windows
4 22 (29.33%) CEH
4 22 (29.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (28.00%) PCI DSS
6 20 (26.67%) ITIL
7 19 (25.33%) Network Security
8 18 (24.00%) CISM
8 18 (24.00%) Management Information System
8 18 (24.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 17 (22.67%) GIAC
10 15 (20.00%) Linux
10 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 15 (20.00%) Information Assurance
10 15 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
11 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
11 14 (18.67%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
12 13 (17.33%) Information Security Management
12 13 (17.33%) Security Management
13 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
13 11 (14.67%) Finance
13 11 (14.67%) SIEM
13 11 (14.67%) Security Operations
14 10 (13.33%) DNS
15 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
15 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
15 9 (12.00%) VPN

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 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) Firewall
2 19 (25.33%) Network Security
3 10 (13.33%) DNS
4 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.00%) VPN
5 7 (9.33%) DHCP
6 6 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Military
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Analyst
2 21 (28.00%) Security Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Network Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Security Manager
4 12 (16.00%) Architect
4 12 (16.00%) Information Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 9 (12.00%) Governance Manager
7 7 (9.33%) CISSP Manager
7 7 (9.33%) Lead Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Lead Security Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) SOC Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Windows Support Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Operational Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) HTML
1 3 (4.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.00%) Handset
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.67%) CESG
4 5 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.33%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (4.00%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows
2 15 (20.00%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) ITIL
2 18 (24.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 15 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 15 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (18.67%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (17.33%) Information Security Management
5 13 (17.33%) Security Management
6 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.67%) Security Operations
6 11 (14.67%) SIEM
7 9 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.67%) Regulatory Compliance
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.00%) Information Management
9 6 (8.00%) Security Architecture
10 5 (6.67%) Change Management
10 5 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) C
3 4 (5.33%) Java
4 3 (4.00%) C#
4 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (38.67%) CISSP
2 22 (29.33%) CEH
3 18 (24.00%) CISM
4 17 (22.67%) GIAC
5 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
7 9 (12.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (8.00%) GSEC
9 5 (6.67%) CISA
10 4 (5.33%) CRISC
10 4 (5.33%) MCP
10 4 (5.33%) SANS
10 4 (5.33%) SSCP
11 3 (4.00%) CLAS
11 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
12 2 (2.67%) Degree
12 2 (2.67%) OSCP
13 1 (1.33%) CPTE
13 1 (1.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (28.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (10.67%) COBIT
4 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Nessus
1 4 (5.33%) QRadar
2 3 (4.00%) Nmap
3 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) VMware
3 4 (5.33%) AlienVault
3 4 (5.33%) ArcSight
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco
3 4 (5.33%) Computacenter
3 4 (5.33%) LogLogic
3 4 (5.33%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix
5 1 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.33%) Remedy
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Sophos
5 1 (1.33%) Splunk
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Posted: 50 minutes ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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