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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 113 107 129
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 30 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.30% 1.09% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.44% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 36
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £38,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £69,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1862 1528 2239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.43% 75.72% 76.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1221 1769
Average salary £47,500 £42,700 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.24% -10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -3 12 £26,500 -35.36%
Potters Bar - 8 £45,000 -
Stevenage +3 3 £30,000 -36.84%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £45,000 -
Royston - 1 £38,500 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 50 (58.82%) Finance
2 37 (43.53%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (31.76%) Retail
4 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
4 26 (30.59%) ITIL
5 23 (27.06%) Cisco
6 22 (25.88%) VMware
6 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (24.71%) Management Information System
7 21 (24.71%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (21.18%) CISM
9 17 (20.00%) Firewall
9 17 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 17 (20.00%) CCNA
9 17 (20.00%) LAN
9 17 (20.00%) WAN
9 17 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 17 (20.00%) CISA
9 17 (20.00%) CRISC
10 16 (18.82%) Visualisation
10 16 (18.82%) PaaS
10 16 (18.82%) Linux
10 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
10 16 (18.82%) Change Management
11 15 (17.65%) CISSP
11 15 (17.65%) Degree
12 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
12 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
13 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
13 12 (14.12%) CGEIT

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (14.12%) Lync
2 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP GRC
1 2 (2.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) PaaS
2 12 (14.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) Firewall
1 17 (20.00%) LAN
1 17 (20.00%) WAN
2 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.41%) DNS
3 7 (8.24%) DHCP
4 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.35%) Network Security
5 2 (2.35%) LDAP
6 1 (1.18%) VPN
6 1 (1.18%) MPLS
6 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.18%) VLAN
6 1 (1.18%) Multicast
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 50 (58.82%) Finance
2 27 (31.76%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Analyst
2 20 (23.53%) Architect
3 16 (18.82%) Security Analyst
3 16 (18.82%) IT Architect
4 14 (16.47%) Information Security Analyst
4 14 (16.47%) Information Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Security Manager
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Risk Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Compliance Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Information Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Security Operations Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Information Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
1 2 (2.35%) J2EE
2 1 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.53%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (24.71%) Management Information System
3 16 (18.82%) Visualisation
4 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
4 6 (7.06%) Handset
5 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.71%) CESG
6 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.53%) RMADS
8 2 (2.35%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.18%) PKI
9 1 (1.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Vista
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.06%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) ITIL
2 17 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 16 (18.82%) Change Management
4 10 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.59%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (9.41%) Computer Security
6 8 (9.41%) Security Architecture
6 8 (9.41%) Data Security
7 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.24%) Project Management
7 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.06%) Cyber Security
8 6 (7.06%) Identity Management
9 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.88%) Information Security Management
9 5 (5.88%) Security Management
9 5 (5.88%) Time Management
10 4 (4.71%) Line Management
10 4 (4.71%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) C
2 2 (2.35%) C#
2 2 (2.35%) Java
2 2 (2.35%) VB
2 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (21.18%) CISM
3 17 (20.00%) CCNA
3 17 (20.00%) CISA
3 17 (20.00%) CRISC
4 15 (17.65%) CISSP
4 15 (17.65%) Degree
5 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
6 12 (14.12%) CGEIT
7 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) CCIE
9 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.35%) CCNP
10 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.18%) GCIA
10 1 (1.18%) GCIH
10 1 (1.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.06%) COBIT
3 5 (5.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.06%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (7.06%) Terminal Services
3 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) Cisco
3 22 (25.88%) VMware
4 17 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
6 12 (14.12%) ProCurve
6 12 (14.12%) HP
7 4 (4.71%) SAP
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle
8 3 (3.53%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.18%) Citrix
9 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.18%) F5
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