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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 84 96 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 69 57 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.88% 2.23% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 2.78% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 13
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £40,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
1923 2050 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.23% 80.36% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1685 1393
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +35 50 £46,875 +76.88% 2
Welwyn Garden City -6 4 - -
Stevenage +13 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Hemel Hempstead -12 2 £70,000 -20.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford +10 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (57.47%) Windows
2 42 (48.28%) ITIL
3 38 (43.68%) VMware
3 38 (43.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (42.53%) Linux
4 37 (42.53%) Firewall
5 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
6 31 (35.63%) Security Management
6 31 (35.63%) CheckPoint
7 28 (32.18%) CISSP
8 27 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (31.03%) Office 365
9 26 (29.89%) Management Information System
10 25 (28.74%) vSphere
10 25 (28.74%) VMware ESXi
11 24 (27.59%) CISM
11 24 (27.59%) MS Excel
12 23 (26.44%) MS Office
13 21 (24.14%) Cisco
13 21 (24.14%) Information Security Management
13 21 (24.14%) PCI DSS
14 20 (22.99%) MS Exchange
15 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
15 17 (19.54%) VPN
15 17 (19.54%) DNS
16 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
16 16 (18.39%) Change Management
17 15 (17.24%) Handset
17 15 (17.24%) Terminal Services
17 15 (17.24%) DHCP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 20 (22.99%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.34%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 23 (26.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.03%) Office 365
2 14 (16.09%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (14.94%) PaaS
4 9 (10.34%) SaaS
5 5 (5.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.53%) Firewall
2 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
2 17 (19.54%) VPN
2 17 (19.54%) DNS
3 15 (17.24%) DHCP
4 8 (9.20%) LAN
4 8 (9.20%) WAN
5 4 (4.60%) Network Security
6 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Architect
2 15 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Security Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) Security Manager
5 10 (11.49%) Information Architect
5 10 (11.49%) IT Security Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Security Architect
5 10 (11.49%) Security Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Information Security Architect
6 9 (10.34%) Information Manager
6 9 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
7 8 (9.20%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (8.05%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Management Information System
2 15 (17.24%) Handset
2 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.64%) Mathematics
4 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (9.20%) FMCG
6 5 (5.75%) Visualisation
6 5 (5.75%) Blog
7 2 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.15%) PKI
8 1 (1.15%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (57.47%) Windows
2 37 (42.53%) Linux
3 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) ITIL
2 31 (35.63%) Security Management
3 21 (24.14%) Information Security Management
4 16 (18.39%) Change Management
5 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 14 (16.09%) Incident Management
7 13 (14.94%) Risk Management
7 13 (14.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (13.79%) Security Architecture
9 10 (11.49%) SIEM
9 10 (11.49%) IT Governance
9 10 (11.49%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (11.49%) Patch Management
9 10 (11.49%) Security Patching
10 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
11 8 (9.20%) Coaching
12 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (6.90%) Cyber Security
13 6 (6.90%) Data Protection
14 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) C
2 9 (10.34%) SQL
3 8 (9.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) CISSP
2 24 (27.59%) CISM
3 9 (10.34%) CISA
4 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.20%) CCNA
5 6 (6.90%) CISMP
6 4 (4.60%) PCI QSA
7 3 (3.45%) CCNP
8 2 (2.30%) Degree
8 2 (2.30%) GIAC
8 2 (2.30%) ISACA
9 1 (1.15%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (24.14%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.49%) QA
4 2 (2.30%) SLA
4 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (43.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (28.74%) vSphere
2 25 (28.74%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
4 15 (17.24%) Terminal Services
4 15 (17.24%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (9.20%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Nagios
1 10 (11.49%) Nessus
2 9 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) VMware
2 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
3 31 (35.63%) CheckPoint
4 21 (24.14%) Cisco
5 14 (16.09%) Websense
6 13 (14.94%) HP
6 13 (14.94%) Red Hat
7 11 (12.64%) Tripwire
8 10 (11.49%) Sophos
9 9 (10.34%) McAfee
9 9 (10.34%) SAP
10 8 (9.20%) ProCurve
11 3 (3.45%) Splunk
12 1 (1.15%) Trend Micro
12 1 (1.15%) Symantec
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: fully flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago