The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 43 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 3.07% 2.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Information Security
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 59 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 87.73% 74.68% 87.26%
Number of salaries quoted 139 53 110
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Information Security
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the St Albans region.

Information Security Salary Trend in St Albans

Information Security
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in St Albans

Information Security
Top 14 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS