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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 100 103 124
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 48 50 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.10% 1.98% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.56% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 20
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
1731 1951 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.85% 77.18% 80.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1571 1571
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 £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 35 £52,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -12 4 - -
Stevenage +11 2 £62,500 +17.37%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (46.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (45.16%) Windows
3 27 (43.55%) ITIL
4 26 (41.94%) Firewall
5 24 (38.71%) CISSP
6 22 (35.48%) Security Management
6 22 (35.48%) Management Information System
7 21 (33.87%) CISM
8 20 (32.26%) VMware
8 20 (32.26%) Linux
8 20 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
10 18 (29.03%) Information Security Management
11 17 (27.42%) CheckPoint
12 16 (25.81%) Finance
12 16 (25.81%) Office 365
13 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
14 14 (22.58%) MS Office
14 14 (22.58%) PCI DSS
15 13 (20.97%) Cisco
16 12 (19.35%) Change Management
17 11 (17.74%) vSphere
17 11 (17.74%) VMware ESXi
18 9 (14.52%) SIEM
18 9 (14.52%) HP
18 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
18 9 (14.52%) VPN
18 9 (14.52%) DNS
18 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
18 9 (14.52%) UNIX

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.61%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.81%) Office 365
2 9 (14.52%) PaaS
3 8 (12.90%) SaaS
4 7 (11.29%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (8.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) Firewall
2 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.52%) VPN
2 9 (14.52%) DNS
3 7 (11.29%) LAN
3 7 (11.29%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) DHCP
4 5 (8.06%) Network Security
5 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Architect
3 14 (22.58%) Security Manager
4 13 (20.97%) Security Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Security Architect
5 10 (16.13%) Information Architect
5 10 (16.13%) Information Security Architect
6 8 (12.90%) Information Manager
6 8 (12.90%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (9.68%) Information Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (8.06%) Technical Architect
9 5 (8.06%) ITIL Expert
10 4 (6.45%) Security Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.29%) Handset
2 7 (11.29%) FMCG
2 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.06%) Visualisation
5 4 (6.45%) Blog
6 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Linux
3 9 (14.52%) UNIX
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) ITIL
2 22 (35.48%) Security Management
3 18 (29.03%) Information Security Management
4 12 (19.35%) Change Management
5 9 (14.52%) IT Governance
5 9 (14.52%) SIEM
6 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.29%) Coaching
7 6 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity
7 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.06%) Security Architecture
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.06%) Cyber Security
8 5 (8.06%) Data Privacy
8 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) Java
3 6 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) CISSP
2 21 (33.87%) CISM
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.29%) CISA
3 7 (11.29%) CCNA
4 6 (9.68%) CISMP
5 3 (4.84%) PCI QSA
6 2 (3.23%) ISACA
6 2 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (1.61%) Degree
7 1 (1.61%) GIAC
7 1 (1.61%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (46.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.58%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.74%) vSphere
2 11 (17.74%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (11.29%) Terminal Services
3 7 (11.29%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.45%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (6.45%) Nessus
2 4 (6.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) VMware
2 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (27.42%) CheckPoint
4 13 (20.97%) Cisco
5 9 (14.52%) HP
5 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
6 8 (12.90%) SAP
6 8 (12.90%) Websense
7 7 (11.29%) Tripwire
7 7 (11.29%) ProCurve
8 5 (8.06%) McAfee
9 4 (6.45%) Sophos
10 3 (4.84%) Splunk
11 1 (1.61%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.61%) Symantec
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