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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 90 98 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +36
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 45 49 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.18% 2.22% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.64% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 13
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £90,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%

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
1792 1854 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.74% 83.85% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1490 1544 1355
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +7 15 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Watford -14 2 - - 1
St Albans - 2 £47,500 -
Royston - 1 £65,000 - 2
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 28 (35.00%) CISSP
2 25 (31.25%) ITIL
3 23 (28.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (23.75%) CISM
4 19 (23.75%) Management Information System
4 19 (23.75%) Ethical Hacking
4 19 (23.75%) CEH
5 17 (21.25%) Security Management
5 17 (21.25%) Network Security
5 17 (21.25%) Firewall
6 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.00%) Windows
6 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (18.75%) GIAC
7 15 (18.75%) PCI DSS
7 15 (18.75%) Information Assurance
7 15 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (16.25%) Finance
8 13 (16.25%) Linux
8 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
8 13 (16.25%) Information Security Management
9 12 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
11 10 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 10 (12.50%) MS Office
11 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 10 (12.50%) Office 365
12 9 (11.25%) Data Centre

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 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 10 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) Firewall
1 17 (21.25%) Network Security
2 9 (11.25%) VPN
3 8 (10.00%) DHCP
3 8 (10.00%) DNS
3 8 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Big Data
1 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Analyst
2 20 (25.00%) Architect
3 18 (22.50%) Security Analyst
4 17 (21.25%) Security Manager
5 15 (18.75%) Information Analyst
5 15 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
6 13 (16.25%) Security Architect
7 12 (15.00%) Lead Architect
7 12 (15.00%) Lead Security Architect
8 11 (13.75%) Network Analyst
8 11 (13.75%) Network Security Analyst
9 9 (11.25%) Governance Manager
10 8 (10.00%) Operational Security Manager
10 8 (10.00%) Security Operations Manager
10 8 (10.00%) Support Analyst
10 8 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
11 7 (8.75%) CISSP Manager
12 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 5 (6.25%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Handset
4 7 (8.75%) CESG
5 5 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Linux
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) Ethical Hacking
3 17 (21.25%) Security Management
4 15 (18.75%) Information Assurance
4 15 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (16.25%) Information Security Management
6 12 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
8 10 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
10 7 (8.75%) Change Management
11 6 (7.50%) CRM
12 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (6.25%) Data Governance
12 5 (6.25%) Security Operations
13 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
13 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.00%) SIEM
13 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) C
3 3 (3.75%) C#
3 3 (3.75%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (35.00%) CISSP
2 19 (23.75%) CEH
2 19 (23.75%) CISM
3 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (18.75%) GIAC
5 9 (11.25%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (10.00%) GSEC
7 6 (7.50%) CISA
8 2 (2.50%) CRISC
8 2 (2.50%) MCP
8 2 (2.50%) OSCP
8 2 (2.50%) SANS
8 2 (2.50%) SSCP
9 1 (1.25%) CLAS
9 1 (1.25%) Degree
9 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 9 (11.25%) COBIT
4 6 (7.50%) Data Quality
5 4 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 8 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Nagios
1 1 (1.25%) Nessus
1 1 (1.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) VMware
3 6 (7.50%) Cisco
3 6 (7.50%) Computacenter
4 2 (2.50%) AlienVault
4 2 (2.50%) F5
4 2 (2.50%) Juniper
4 2 (2.50%) LogLogic
4 2 (2.50%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.25%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix
5 1 (1.25%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.25%) NetWitness
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) Remedy
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) Sophos
5 1 (1.25%) Splunk
5 1 (1.25%) Symantec
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Berkhamsted Schools Group
Salary: From £57,000 to £63,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago