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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 87 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 68 38 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.81% 1.51% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 1.86% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 7
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £41,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
1974 2038 1687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.60% 81.10% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 1672 1290
Average salary £48,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.03% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +24 46 £46,250 +74.52% 4
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £53,250 -
Stevenage +8 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 £70,000 -20.00%
Bishop's Stortford +7 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Hertford - 1 £100,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 55 (55.56%) Windows
2 53 (53.54%) ITIL
3 42 (42.42%) VMware
3 42 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (41.41%) Linux
5 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 39 (39.39%) Firewall
6 34 (34.34%) CISSP
7 33 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 33 (33.33%) Security Management
8 30 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 30 (30.30%) Office 365
9 29 (29.29%) vSphere
9 29 (29.29%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (27.27%) Management Information System
11 26 (26.26%) CISM
11 26 (26.26%) MS Office
11 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
12 23 (23.23%) MS Exchange
13 22 (22.22%) Cisco
13 22 (22.22%) Information Security Management
13 22 (22.22%) PCI DSS
14 20 (20.20%) TCP/IP
14 20 (20.20%) VPN
14 20 (20.20%) DNS
14 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
15 18 (18.18%) DHCP
15 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (18.18%) Terminal Services
15 18 (18.18%) VMware Workstation

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 23 (23.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (26.26%) MS Office
1 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.01%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.30%) Office 365
2 17 (17.17%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (17.17%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (13.13%) PaaS
4 9 (9.09%) SaaS
5 5 (5.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.39%) Firewall
2 20 (20.20%) TCP/IP
2 20 (20.20%) VPN
2 20 (20.20%) DNS
3 18 (18.18%) DHCP
4 8 (8.08%) LAN
4 8 (8.08%) WAN
5 4 (4.04%) Network Security
6 3 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Retail
3 7 (7.07%) Legal
4 5 (5.05%) Games
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (36.36%) Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 15 (15.15%) Architect
3 15 (15.15%) Security Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) Security Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 11 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Information Security Architect
6 10 (10.10%) Information Architect
6 10 (10.10%) Security Architect
7 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (8.08%) Information Manager
8 8 (8.08%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (7.07%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 18 (18.18%) Handset
2 18 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 13 (13.13%) Mathematics
4 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.08%) FMCG
6 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
6 5 (5.05%) Blog
7 2 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.01%) Life Science
8 1 (1.01%) CMDB
8 1 (1.01%) PKI
8 1 (1.01%) PMI
8 1 (1.01%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 55 (55.56%) Windows
2 41 (41.41%) Linux
3 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) ITIL
2 33 (33.33%) Security Management
3 22 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 17 (17.17%) Change Management
5 17 (17.17%) Incident Management
6 16 (16.16%) Risk Management
7 14 (14.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (12.12%) Security Architecture
9 11 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (11.11%) Patch Management
9 11 (11.11%) Security Patching
9 11 (11.11%) IT Governance
10 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.10%) SIEM
11 9 (9.09%) Cyber Security
12 8 (8.08%) Coaching
12 8 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (6.06%) Business Continuity
13 6 (6.06%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) C
2 9 (9.09%) SQL
3 8 (8.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (34.34%) CISSP
2 26 (26.26%) CISM
3 13 (13.13%) CISA
4 8 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.08%) CCNA
5 6 (6.06%) CRISC
6 5 (5.05%) CISMP
7 4 (4.04%) PCI QSA
8 3 (3.03%) Degree
8 3 (3.03%) CCNP
9 2 (2.02%) GIAC
10 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 11 (11.11%) QA
4 4 (4.04%) COBIT
5 2 (2.02%) SLA
6 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (29.29%) vSphere
2 29 (29.29%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
4 18 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 18 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (8.08%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.01%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) Nagios
1 11 (11.11%) Nessus
2 10 (10.10%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (42.42%) VMware
2 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 33 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 22 (22.22%) Cisco
5 15 (15.15%) Websense
6 14 (14.14%) HP
7 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
8 12 (12.12%) Tripwire
9 11 (11.11%) Sophos
10 10 (10.10%) McAfee
11 9 (9.09%) SAP
12 8 (8.08%) ProCurve
13 3 (3.03%) Splunk
14 1 (1.01%) Trend Micro
14 1 (1.01%) Symantec
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