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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 102 113 130
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 34 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.43% 0.96% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.27% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 30
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.57%
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
1888 1575 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.39% 75.98% 74.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1222 1703
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -2 13 £26,500 -35.36% 1
Potters Bar - 11 £45,000 - 1
Stevenage +3 4 £43,750 -10.25%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £45,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 50 (58.82%) Finance
2 26 (30.59%) Retail
3 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.24%) ITIL
4 23 (27.06%) Cisco
5 22 (25.88%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (25.88%) Management Information System
6 20 (23.53%) VMware
6 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (21.18%) CISM
7 18 (21.18%) CheckPoint
7 18 (21.18%) CCNA
7 18 (21.18%) Firewall
7 18 (21.18%) Risk Management
8 17 (20.00%) CISA
8 17 (20.00%) LAN
8 17 (20.00%) WAN
9 16 (18.82%) Linux
9 16 (18.82%) CISSP
9 16 (18.82%) Change Management
9 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
9 16 (18.82%) Visualisation
9 16 (18.82%) PaaS
9 16 (18.82%) CRISC
10 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
11 12 (14.12%) ProCurve
11 12 (14.12%) Lync
11 12 (14.12%) IaaS
11 12 (14.12%) Degree

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (14.12%) Lync
2 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.35%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) PaaS
2 12 (14.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) Firewall
2 17 (20.00%) LAN
2 17 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.06%) DNS
4 5 (5.88%) DHCP
5 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.53%) Network Security
7 2 (2.35%) LDAP
8 1 (1.18%) Multicast
8 1 (1.18%) MPLS
8 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.18%) VLAN
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 50 (58.82%) Finance
2 26 (30.59%) Retail
3 9 (10.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Analyst
2 20 (23.53%) Architect
3 16 (18.82%) Security Analyst
3 16 (18.82%) IT Architect
4 14 (16.47%) Information Analyst
4 14 (16.47%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Security Manager
6 7 (8.24%) Risk Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Compliance Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Information Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Information Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Security Operations Manager
9 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) CLAS Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
1 2 (2.35%) J2EE
2 1 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Management Information System
2 16 (18.82%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.71%) Handset
4 4 (4.71%) CESG
4 4 (4.71%) RMADS
5 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.18%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
3 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.71%) VMS
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Vista
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) ITIL
2 18 (21.18%) Risk Management
3 16 (18.82%) Change Management
4 10 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.41%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (9.41%) Security Architecture
5 8 (9.41%) Data Security
5 8 (9.41%) Computer Security
6 7 (8.24%) Project Management
7 6 (7.06%) Identity Management
7 6 (7.06%) Cyber Security
8 5 (5.88%) Time Management
8 5 (5.88%) Information Security Management
8 5 (5.88%) Security Management
8 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.71%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) C
2 2 (2.35%) C#
2 2 (2.35%) Java
2 2 (2.35%) VB
2 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (25.88%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (21.18%) CCNA
2 18 (21.18%) CISM
3 17 (20.00%) CISA
4 16 (18.82%) CISSP
4 16 (18.82%) CRISC
5 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
6 12 (14.12%) Degree
7 11 (12.94%) CGEIT
8 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) CCIE
9 2 (2.35%) CCNP
9 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.18%) GPEN
10 1 (1.18%) CCSA
10 1 (1.18%) GCIA
10 1 (1.18%) GCIH
10 1 (1.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.24%) COBIT
2 7 (8.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.71%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.18%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) Cisco
3 20 (23.53%) VMware
4 18 (21.18%) CheckPoint
5 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
6 12 (14.12%) HP
6 12 (14.12%) ProCurve
7 4 (4.71%) Fujitsu
7 4 (4.71%) SAP
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle
9 1 (1.18%) Citrix
9 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.18%) F5
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago