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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 99 107 138
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +31
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 37 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.74% 1.71% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.01% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 13
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
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
1889 1841 2022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.98% 85.00% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 1525 1647
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Royston - 7 £65,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +13 6 £47,500 - 2
Watford -14 3 - -
Hitchin - 2 - -
Stevenage -5 1 £42,500 -26.08% 1
St Albans - 1 £70,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 43 (48.31%) CISSP
2 31 (34.83%) CISM
3 29 (32.58%) Firewall
4 27 (30.34%) Windows
5 24 (26.97%) Management Information System
5 24 (26.97%) CEH
6 23 (25.84%) ITIL
6 23 (25.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (25.84%) PCI DSS
7 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
8 20 (22.47%) Linux
8 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
9 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
9 19 (21.35%) Network Security
9 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
10 18 (20.22%) Risk Management
10 18 (20.22%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (20.22%) CESG Certified Professional
10 18 (20.22%) Security Operations
11 17 (19.10%) GIAC
12 16 (17.98%) Information Security Management
12 16 (17.98%) Security Management
12 16 (17.98%) Ethical Hacking
13 15 (16.85%) Information Assurance
13 15 (16.85%) SIEM
13 15 (16.85%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (14.61%) VPN
14 13 (14.61%) Network Monitoring
15 12 (13.48%) Finance
16 11 (12.36%) MS Excel

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
3 5 (5.62%) MS Project
3 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) Firewall
2 19 (21.35%) Network Security
3 13 (14.61%) VPN
4 10 (11.24%) DNS
5 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.87%) DHCP
7 6 (6.74%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (6.74%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.12%) MPLS
8 1 (1.12%) RTP
8 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.12%) WAN
8 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Local Government
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Military
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Analyst
2 24 (26.97%) Security Analyst
3 17 (19.10%) Security Manager
4 13 (14.61%) Architect
4 13 (14.61%) Security Architect
5 12 (13.48%) SOC Analyst
6 11 (12.36%) Network Analyst
6 11 (12.36%) Network Security Analyst
7 10 (11.24%) Information Analyst
7 10 (11.24%) Information Security Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Governance Manager
9 8 (8.99%) Information Manager
9 8 (8.99%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (7.87%) CISSP Manager
10 7 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) Lead Architect
11 6 (6.74%) Lead Security Architect
11 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) HTML
1 3 (3.37%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.11%) CESG
2 9 (10.11%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (7.87%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (6.74%) Handset
5 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.49%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.37%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.37%) PKI
7 2 (2.25%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
2 20 (22.47%) Linux
3 8 (8.99%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.74%) Unix
4 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) ITIL
2 18 (20.22%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (20.22%) Risk Management
2 18 (20.22%) Security Operations
3 16 (17.98%) Ethical Hacking
3 16 (17.98%) Information Security Management
3 16 (17.98%) Security Management
4 15 (16.85%) Information Assurance
4 15 (16.85%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (16.85%) SIEM
5 13 (14.61%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (11.24%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.11%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (8.99%) Incident Management
8 8 (8.99%) Regulatory Compliance
9 7 (7.87%) Security Architecture
9 7 (7.87%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.74%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) C
3 8 (8.99%) Java
4 6 (6.74%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) C#
5 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (48.31%) CISSP
2 31 (34.83%) CISM
3 24 (26.97%) CEH
4 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
5 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
6 18 (20.22%) CESG Certified Professional
7 17 (19.10%) GIAC
8 10 (11.24%) CLAS
9 9 (10.11%) CRISC
9 9 (10.11%) SANS
10 7 (7.87%) CISA
10 7 (7.87%) DV Cleared
11 6 (6.74%) Degree
11 6 (6.74%) MCP
12 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (4.49%) GSEC
12 4 (4.49%) SSCP
13 3 (3.37%) CCNP
13 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (3.37%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (25.84%) PCI DSS
2 8 (8.99%) COBIT
3 1 (1.12%) RMADS
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) Terminal Services
3 6 (6.74%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.12%) vSphere
4 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Nessus
1 7 (7.87%) QRadar
2 3 (3.37%) Nmap
2 3 (3.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) ArcSight
3 7 (7.87%) Computacenter
3 7 (7.87%) VMware
4 6 (6.74%) AlienVault
4 6 (6.74%) LogLogic
4 6 (6.74%) LogRhythm
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco
5 5 (5.62%) SAP
6 4 (4.49%) Splunk
7 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.37%) HP
7 3 (3.37%) IBM
7 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.37%) Symantec
8 2 (2.25%) EMC
8 2 (2.25%) F5
8 2 (2.25%) Intel Security
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Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
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Posted: 14 days ago
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