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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 91 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 49 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 0.69% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 0.84% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 18
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £97,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1795 1662 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.57% 82.36% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1292 1183
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +24 16 £85,000 +28.30% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 9 £42,500 -51.42% 1
Stevenage - 1 £57,500 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (45.71%) CISSP
2 28 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 24 (34.29%) PCI DSS
5 20 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 19 (27.14%) Firewall
6 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
7 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
8 16 (22.86%) CISM
8 16 (22.86%) Windows
8 16 (22.86%) Network Security
8 16 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (21.43%) Information Assurance
9 15 (21.43%) Electronics
9 15 (21.43%) Manufacturing
9 15 (21.43%) Validation
10 13 (18.57%) Security Architecture
10 13 (18.57%) SIEM
11 12 (17.14%) CESG
12 11 (15.71%) C
13 10 (14.29%) ITIL
13 10 (14.29%) Military
13 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (14.29%) COBIT
13 10 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
14 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
14 9 (12.86%) Nessus
14 9 (12.86%) Linux
14 9 (12.86%) DNS
15 8 (11.43%) Project Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
1 1 (1.43%) PaaS
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) Firewall
2 16 (22.86%) Network Security
3 9 (12.86%) DNS
4 6 (8.57%) Wireshark
5 5 (7.14%) LAN
5 5 (7.14%) VPN
5 5 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) Internet
6 3 (4.29%) ISDN
7 2 (2.86%) BGP
7 2 (2.86%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.86%) DHCP
7 2 (2.86%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.86%) H.323
7 2 (2.86%) IPsec
7 2 (2.86%) Megaco
7 2 (2.86%) MGCP
7 2 (2.86%) OSPF
7 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.86%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (21.43%) Electronics
1 15 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 10 (14.29%) Military
3 7 (10.00%) Retail
4 5 (7.14%) Marketing
4 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.71%) Finance
6 2 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Security Engineer
2 15 (21.43%) Architect
2 15 (21.43%) Information Security Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Security Architect
5 11 (15.71%) Security Specialist
6 9 (12.86%) Security Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Principal Architect
7 8 (11.43%) Principal Security Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Information Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
8 5 (7.14%) Information Specialist
8 5 (7.14%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Information Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) IT Security Specialist
9 4 (5.71%) Lead Architect
9 4 (5.71%) SOC Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.86%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.43%) Flash
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.14%) CESG
3 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.29%) PKI
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.43%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 16 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (21.43%) Information Assurance
3 15 (21.43%) Validation
4 13 (18.57%) Security Architecture
4 13 (18.57%) SIEM
5 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (14.29%) ITIL
5 10 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
6 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.43%) Project Management
8 7 (10.00%) Patch Management
8 7 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 6 (8.57%) Analytics
9 6 (8.57%) Change Management
9 6 (8.57%) Security Management
9 6 (8.57%) Security Operations
10 5 (7.14%) Computer Security
10 5 (7.14%) Service Management
10 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) C
2 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) Python
3 3 (4.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (45.71%) CISSP
2 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
3 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
4 16 (22.86%) CISM
5 6 (8.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (8.57%) GCIH
5 6 (8.57%) GIAC
6 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) CRISC
7 4 (5.71%) Degree
8 3 (4.29%) CLAS
9 2 (2.86%) CEH
9 2 (2.86%) CISA
9 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.86%) GCIA
9 2 (2.86%) ISACA
9 2 (2.86%) SANS
9 2 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (34.29%) PCI DSS
3 10 (14.29%) COBIT
4 7 (10.00%) SSAE 16
5 4 (5.71%) RMADS
6 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.43%) ISO22301
7 1 (1.43%) QA
7 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Nessus
2 6 (8.57%) Nmap
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) AlienVault
4 2 (2.86%) F5
4 2 (2.86%) Forcepoint
4 2 (2.86%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.86%) LogLogic
4 2 (2.86%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.86%) Lotus
4 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.86%) Tandberg
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) BT
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) Sophos
5 1 (1.43%) Tripwire
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