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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 124 98 132
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 23 44 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.04% 1.77% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.37% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 22
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
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
1627 1854 2097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.59% 74.76% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1446 1744
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 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Watford +14 15 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Stevenage +14 2 £62,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -13 1 - - 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 21 (55.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
3 14 (36.84%) ITIL
4 13 (34.21%) CISSP
5 12 (31.58%) CISM
6 11 (28.95%) Information Security Management
6 11 (28.95%) Security Management
7 8 (21.05%) Finance
7 8 (21.05%) IT Governance
8 7 (18.42%) Firewall
8 7 (18.42%) CISA
8 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
9 6 (15.79%) CISMP
9 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
10 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
10 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
10 5 (13.16%) Office 365
10 5 (13.16%) Data Privacy
10 5 (13.16%) VMware
10 5 (13.16%) Change Management
10 5 (13.16%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) SQL
10 5 (13.16%) MS Office
10 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) IaaS
2 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.53%) PaaS
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) LAN
2 4 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Big Data
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Security Manager
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Security Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Information Manager
4 8 (21.05%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (18.42%) Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Chief Information Officer
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL Expert
6 5 (13.16%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Information Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Information Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Chief Technology Officer
8 3 (7.89%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Information Security Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Security Officer
9 2 (5.26%) Chief Information Security Officer
9 2 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Handset
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Information Security Management
2 11 (28.95%) Security Management
3 8 (21.05%) IT Governance
4 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.16%) Change Management
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
5 5 (13.16%) Data Privacy
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) Coaching
6 4 (10.53%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.89%) People Management
7 3 (7.89%) Cyber Security
7 3 (7.89%) Line Management
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) CISSP
2 12 (31.58%) CISM
3 7 (18.42%) CISA
4 6 (15.79%) CISMP
5 4 (10.53%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.26%) ISACA
7 1 (2.63%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.63%) CRISC
7 1 (2.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (55.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Tripwire
3 4 (10.53%) ProCurve
3 4 (10.53%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) McAfee
4 3 (7.89%) Websense
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk
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Posted: Yesterday
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