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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 73 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 61 61 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.95% 2.54% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 3.05% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 20 36
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £43,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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
1754 1997 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.82% 83.04% 82.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1617 1755
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 £70,000 £75,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +36 20 £47,500 -32.14%
Watford -15 8 £52,500 +10.52% 2
St Albans - 7 £70,000 -
Cheshunt - 5 £55,000 -
Stevenage -6 2 £54,190 -9.68%
Welwyn Garden City +3 1 £47,500 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 55 (52.38%) CISSP
2 51 (48.57%) CISM
3 40 (38.10%) Risk Management
3 40 (38.10%) CESG Certified Professional
4 36 (34.29%) Incident Management
5 34 (32.38%) Management Information System
6 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
6 31 (29.52%) Security Cleared
7 29 (27.62%) ITIL
8 28 (26.67%) CRISC
9 26 (24.76%) Cybersecurity
9 26 (24.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 25 (23.81%) PCI DSS
11 24 (22.86%) Security Operations
12 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
13 22 (20.95%) Firewall
14 21 (20.00%) CEH
15 20 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 20 (19.05%) Service Management
15 20 (19.05%) Linux
16 19 (18.10%) Windows
16 19 (18.10%) Change Management
16 19 (18.10%) CLAS
16 19 (18.10%) SANS
16 19 (18.10%) SIEM
17 18 (17.14%) GIAC
17 18 (17.14%) C
17 18 (17.14%) E-Commerce
18 17 (16.19%) Active Directory
18 17 (16.19%) Problem Management

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 (11.43%) IBM Notes
2 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Office
2 6 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) PaaS
2 3 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.95%) Firewall
2 12 (11.43%) Network Security
3 9 (8.57%) VPN
4 6 (5.71%) WAN
5 5 (4.76%) RTP
5 5 (4.76%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.81%) DHCP
6 4 (3.81%) DNS
6 4 (3.81%) MPLS
7 3 (2.86%) BGP
7 3 (2.86%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.86%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.86%) H.323
7 3 (2.86%) Internet
7 3 (2.86%) ISDN
7 3 (2.86%) LAN
7 3 (2.86%) Megaco
7 3 (2.86%) MGCP
7 3 (2.86%) OSPF
7 3 (2.86%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Local Government
3 12 (11.43%) Military
4 11 (10.48%) Manufacturing
5 10 (9.52%) Retail
6 5 (4.76%) Electronics
7 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) Analyst
2 27 (25.71%) SOC Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) Security Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Security Manager
5 12 (11.43%) Architect
5 12 (11.43%) Information Manager
5 12 (11.43%) Information Security Manager
6 11 (10.48%) Security Engineer
7 10 (9.52%) Information Security Engineer
8 9 (8.57%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.71%) Compliance Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) IT Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Security Consultant
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Consultant
12 3 (2.86%) IT Consultant
12 3 (2.86%) Operations Manager
12 3 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) J2EE
3 1 (0.95%) VXML
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.38%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.29%) CESG
2 15 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.71%) Cybercrime
7 5 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (4.76%) PKI
8 2 (1.90%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.95%) AS400
9 1 (0.95%) Clustering
9 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.05%) Linux
2 19 (18.10%) Windows
3 11 (10.48%) Unix
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.95%) AIX
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Risk Management
2 36 (34.29%) Incident Management
3 29 (27.62%) ITIL
4 26 (24.76%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (22.86%) Security Operations
6 20 (19.05%) Service Management
6 20 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 19 (18.10%) Change Management
7 19 (18.10%) SIEM
8 18 (17.14%) E-Commerce
9 17 (16.19%) Problem Management
10 16 (15.24%) Data Protection
11 15 (14.29%) Information Assurance
11 15 (14.29%) Information Security Management
11 15 (14.29%) Security Management
12 14 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
13 10 (9.52%) Validation
14 9 (8.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) C
2 6 (5.71%) SQL
3 5 (4.76%) Python
3 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.90%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) VB
4 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (52.38%) CISSP
2 51 (48.57%) CISM
3 40 (38.10%) CESG Certified Professional
4 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
4 31 (29.52%) Security Cleared
5 28 (26.67%) CRISC
6 21 (20.00%) CEH
7 19 (18.10%) CLAS
7 19 (18.10%) SANS
8 18 (17.14%) GIAC
9 14 (13.33%) MCP
10 11 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (9.52%) Degree
12 8 (7.62%) CCNP
12 8 (7.62%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (7.62%) Security+ Certification
13 6 (5.71%) CISA
14 5 (4.76%) CCNA
14 5 (4.76%) MCSE
14 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.86%) ISO22301
3 3 (2.86%) RMADS
3 3 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (4.76%) Nessus
2 5 (4.76%) QRadar
2 5 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) AlienVault
2 14 (13.33%) LogLogic
2 14 (13.33%) LogRhythm
3 12 (11.43%) Lotus
4 9 (8.57%) CheckPoint
4 9 (8.57%) Cisco
5 8 (7.62%) HP
5 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.71%) IBM
6 6 (5.71%) Oracle
7 5 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 5 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.76%) Splunk
7 5 (4.76%) Symantec
8 4 (3.81%) VMware
9 3 (2.86%) F5
9 3 (2.86%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.86%) Tandberg
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago