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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 91 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 47 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.34% 1.50% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.78% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 15
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
1736 2027 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.28% 84.71% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1753 1568
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 28 September 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 September 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
Watford +5 16 £60,000 +52.86% 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 11 £45,000 -35.71%
St Albans - 8 £70,000 -
Royston - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshunt - 1 £55,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 59 (54.63%) CISSP
2 49 (45.37%) CISM
3 36 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 34 (31.48%) Windows
5 33 (30.56%) Firewall
6 32 (29.63%) PCI DSS
7 31 (28.70%) Linux
8 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 30 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 30 (27.78%) Risk Management
8 30 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 28 (25.93%) Security Cleared
10 27 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 27 (25.00%) Security Operations
10 27 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (24.07%) ITIL
12 25 (23.15%) SIEM
13 24 (22.22%) CEH
13 24 (22.22%) Active Directory
14 23 (21.30%) CRISC
15 22 (20.37%) Incident Management
16 20 (18.52%) CLAS
16 20 (18.52%) Information Security Management
16 20 (18.52%) Security Management
17 19 (17.59%) SANS
18 18 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
18 18 (16.67%) Network Security
19 16 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 16 (14.81%) Retail
20 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce

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 6 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Office
2 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.63%) MS Project
4 5 (4.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.56%) Firewall
2 18 (16.67%) Network Security
3 15 (13.89%) VPN
4 9 (8.33%) DNS
4 9 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.56%) DHCP
7 5 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.78%) MPLS
8 3 (2.78%) RTP
8 3 (2.78%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.78%) WAN
9 2 (1.85%) SCCP
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco ICM
10 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (14.81%) Retail
2 13 (12.04%) Finance
3 10 (9.26%) Local Government
4 4 (3.70%) Military
5 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (50.93%) Analyst
2 26 (24.07%) Security Analyst
3 25 (23.15%) SOC Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Security Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Architect
5 10 (9.26%) Information Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Information Security Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Security Architect
6 8 (7.41%) Network Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Network Security Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) SAP MM Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) SAP SD Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) SAP SD/MM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) HTML
1 3 (2.78%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.85%) .NET
2 2 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (0.93%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.04%) CESG
3 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
4 10 (9.26%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (9.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.63%) Cybercrime
7 5 (4.63%) Handset
8 4 (3.70%) Cryptography
8 4 (3.70%) PKI
9 1 (0.93%) AS400
9 1 (0.93%) Clustering
9 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.48%) Windows
2 31 (28.70%) Linux
3 12 (11.11%) Unix
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.63%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) Risk Management
2 27 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 26 (24.07%) ITIL
4 25 (23.15%) SIEM
5 22 (20.37%) Incident Management
6 20 (18.52%) Information Security Management
6 20 (18.52%) Security Management
7 18 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
10 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
10 14 (12.96%) Service Management
11 13 (12.04%) Data Protection
11 13 (12.04%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (12.04%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (11.11%) Change Management
12 12 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (11.11%) Problem Management
13 11 (10.19%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) C
1 11 (10.19%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) Java
3 9 (8.33%) Python
4 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.63%) C#
6 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.85%) VB
7 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (54.63%) CISSP
2 49 (45.37%) CISM
3 36 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 28 (25.93%) Security Cleared
5 27 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 24 (22.22%) CEH
7 23 (21.30%) CRISC
8 20 (18.52%) CLAS
9 19 (17.59%) SANS
10 14 (12.96%) GIAC
11 13 (12.04%) MCP
12 10 (9.26%) Degree
12 10 (9.26%) DV Cleared
13 9 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (7.41%) CISA
15 6 (5.56%) CCNA
15 6 (5.56%) CCNP
15 6 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
15 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (29.63%) PCI DSS
2 30 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.78%) RMADS
4 2 (1.85%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.93%) COBIT
5 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.63%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.63%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) Nessus
1 10 (9.26%) QRadar
2 6 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.78%) Nmap
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) AlienVault
2 13 (12.04%) LogLogic
2 13 (12.04%) LogRhythm
3 11 (10.19%) Oracle
4 10 (9.26%) ArcSight
5 7 (6.48%) IBM
6 6 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.56%) Computacenter
6 6 (5.56%) HP
6 6 (5.56%) Lotus
6 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 6 (5.56%) Splunk
6 6 (5.56%) Symantec
6 6 (5.56%) VMware
7 5 (4.63%) SAP
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco
9 2 (1.85%) EMC
9 2 (1.85%) Intel Security
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