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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 84 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 53 46 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.57% 2.05% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.58% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 33
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
1745 1782 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.50% 79.31% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1405 1624
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 - 13 £47,500 -
Watford -17 8 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Stevenage +2 4 £54,190 -13.29%
Welwyn Garden City +9 1 £47,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £55,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £60,000 -
St Albans - 1 £70,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 44 (43.56%) CISSP
2 37 (36.63%) Management Information System
3 34 (33.66%) CISM
4 33 (32.67%) PCI DSS
5 32 (31.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (30.69%) Risk Management
7 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
7 30 (29.70%) Security Cleared
8 25 (24.75%) Incident Management
8 25 (24.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 25 (24.75%) ITIL
9 23 (22.77%) Firewall
10 22 (21.78%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (20.79%) Windows
12 20 (19.80%) SIEM
13 19 (18.81%) Information Assurance
13 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
14 18 (17.82%) Service Management
15 17 (16.83%) Change Management
15 17 (16.83%) GIAC
15 17 (16.83%) Linux
15 17 (16.83%) C
15 17 (16.83%) Problem Management
15 17 (16.83%) CRISC
16 16 (15.84%) Network Security
16 16 (15.84%) E-Commerce
16 16 (15.84%) Manufacturing
17 15 (14.85%) CEH
17 15 (14.85%) Military
17 15 (14.85%) Validation

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 (11.88%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Office
2 6 (5.94%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) PaaS
2 3 (2.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.77%) Firewall
2 16 (15.84%) Network Security
3 8 (7.92%) DNS
4 7 (6.93%) WAN
5 5 (4.95%) LAN
5 5 (4.95%) VPN
5 5 (4.95%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.96%) DHCP
6 4 (3.96%) RTP
7 3 (2.97%) BGP
7 3 (2.97%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.97%) H.323
7 3 (2.97%) Internet
7 3 (2.97%) ISDN
7 3 (2.97%) Megaco
7 3 (2.97%) MGCP
7 3 (2.97%) MPLS
7 3 (2.97%) OSPF
7 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.97%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (15.84%) Manufacturing
2 15 (14.85%) Military
3 12 (11.88%) Retail
4 10 (9.90%) Electronics
5 7 (6.93%) Finance
6 5 (4.95%) Local Government
7 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.99%) Advertising
8 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Analyst
2 17 (16.83%) SOC Analyst
3 16 (15.84%) Security Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Information Security Engineer
5 13 (12.87%) Architect
6 11 (10.89%) Security Analyst
6 11 (10.89%) Security Manager
7 10 (9.90%) Information Manager
7 10 (9.90%) Information Security Manager
7 10 (9.90%) Security Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Principal Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Principal Security Architect
9 5 (4.95%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Compliance Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) IT Security Specialist
10 4 (3.96%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Security Specialist
11 3 (2.97%) IT Operations Manager
11 3 (2.97%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.97%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.98%) .NET
3 2 (1.98%) J2EE
4 1 (0.99%) VXML
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (36.63%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.86%) CESG
2 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.93%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.94%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (4.95%) PKI
7 4 (3.96%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.98%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.99%) AS400
9 1 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.99%) Clustering
9 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
2 17 (16.83%) Linux
3 5 (4.95%) Unix
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.99%) AIX
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Risk Management
2 25 (24.75%) Incident Management
2 25 (24.75%) ITIL
3 22 (21.78%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (19.80%) SIEM
5 19 (18.81%) Information Assurance
6 18 (17.82%) Service Management
7 17 (16.83%) Change Management
7 17 (16.83%) Problem Management
8 16 (15.84%) E-Commerce
9 15 (14.85%) Validation
10 13 (12.87%) Information Security Management
10 13 (12.87%) Security Management
10 13 (12.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (11.88%) Project Management
12 11 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (9.90%) Security Architecture
14 9 (8.91%) Security Operations
14 9 (8.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (7.92%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) C
2 5 (4.95%) Python
3 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.96%) SQL
4 2 (1.98%) C#
4 2 (1.98%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) VB
4 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (43.56%) CISSP
2 34 (33.66%) CISM
3 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
3 30 (29.70%) Security Cleared
4 25 (24.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 17 (16.83%) CRISC
5 17 (16.83%) GIAC
6 15 (14.85%) CEH
7 13 (12.87%) SANS
8 12 (11.88%) MCP
9 10 (9.90%) Degree
10 6 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (5.94%) CLAS
10 6 (5.94%) GCIH
11 4 (3.96%) CCNP
11 4 (3.96%) CISA
11 4 (3.96%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (3.96%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (2.97%) CCIE
12 3 (2.97%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.67%) PCI DSS
2 32 (31.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.95%) COBIT
3 5 (4.95%) SSAE 16
4 4 (3.96%) RMADS
5 3 (2.97%) ISO22301
5 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.97%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (6.93%) Nessus
3 4 (3.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.96%) Nmap
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.99%) QRadar
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) AlienVault
2 12 (11.88%) LogLogic
2 12 (11.88%) LogRhythm
2 12 (11.88%) Lotus
3 8 (7.92%) Cisco
4 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.96%) HP
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle
5 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.96%) VMware
6 3 (2.97%) F5
6 3 (2.97%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.97%) Tandberg
7 2 (1.98%) IBM
8 1 (0.99%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.99%) Splunk
8 1 (0.99%) Symantec
Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago