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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 130 112 130
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.86% 1.37% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.80% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 21
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
1531 1607 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.21% 75.77% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1219 1700
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 £32,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -1 6 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Hemel Hempstead -20 2 £87,500 +59.09%
Royston - 2 £30,750 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 13 (41.94%) CISSP
2 13 (41.94%) CISM
3 10 (32.26%) CISA
4 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
7 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
7 5 (16.13%) Data Privacy
7 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) IT Governance
7 5 (16.13%) COBIT
7 5 (16.13%) Network Security
7 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
7 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
7 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
7 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (16.13%) CISMP
7 5 (16.13%) Information Security Management
7 5 (16.13%) Security Management
7 5 (16.13%) Benchmarking
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.68%) Security Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Security Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Information Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) IT Security Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Chief Information Officer
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL Expert
4 4 (12.90%) Information Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Chief Technology Officer
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (6.45%) Chief Security Officer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Security Officer
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) IT Governance
2 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
2 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
2 5 (16.13%) Benchmarking
2 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security Management
2 5 (16.13%) Security Management
2 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
2 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
2 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
2 5 (16.13%) Data Privacy
3 3 (9.68%) People Management
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
3 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Security Testing
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
4 2 (6.45%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) CISSP
1 13 (41.94%) CISM
2 10 (32.26%) CISA
3 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) CISMP
5 2 (6.45%) ISACA
6 1 (3.23%) VCP4
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.13%) COBIT
2 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
2 5 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Radlett, Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: car and flexible benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive basic + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago