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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 121 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.74% 1.35% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.80% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 36
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £57,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1636 1445 2143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.39% 75.30% 77.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1080 1799
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Harpenden - 3 £100,000 -
Royston - 3 £27,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -13 2 £87,500 +55.55%
Watford -20 2 £66,250 +82.75% 2
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (45.95%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (35.14%) Finance
4 11 (29.73%) CISM
5 10 (27.03%) CISSP
6 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) CISA
8 7 (18.92%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (13.51%) Retail
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
9 5 (13.51%) COBIT
9 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
9 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
9 5 (13.51%) Terminal Services
9 5 (13.51%) MS Office
9 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
9 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
9 5 (13.51%) Handset
9 5 (13.51%) VMware
9 5 (13.51%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (13.51%) Windows
9 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
9 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.51%) VMS
9 5 (13.51%) DHCP
9 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DHCP
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Security Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Information Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Chief Information Officer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL Expert
5 4 (10.81%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Chief Technology Officer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Officer
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Auditor
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Chief Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Handset
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
1 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
1 5 (13.51%) VMS
1 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
2 5 (13.51%) Benchmarking
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
2 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
2 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
2 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.51%) Cyber Security
3 4 (10.81%) Data Privacy
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
3 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
3 4 (10.81%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) IT Governance
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
4 3 (8.11%) People Management
5 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
6 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) C
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) CISM
2 10 (27.03%) CISSP
3 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) CISA
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CGEIT
6 2 (5.41%) CRISC
6 2 (5.41%) ISACA
7 1 (2.70%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) COBIT
2 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Terminal Services
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
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