The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 31 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 36 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.20% 2.08% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.28% 2.51% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 3
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £30,500 £66,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £58,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
388 518 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.60% 82.88% 80.76%
Number of salaries quoted 273 386 188
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £32,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Watford

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (52.50%) ITIL
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
1 21 (52.50%) VMware
1 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (45.00%) Firewall
4 16 (40.00%) Office 365
5 15 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 14 (35.00%) MS Office
7 13 (32.50%) Cisco
7 13 (32.50%) CISSP
7 13 (32.50%) Security Management
8 12 (30.00%) vSphere
8 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (22.50%) CISM
10 9 (22.50%) Change Management
10 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
10 9 (22.50%) HP
10 9 (22.50%) Websense
10 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
10 9 (22.50%) PaaS
11 8 (20.00%) Information Security Management
12 7 (17.50%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (17.50%) Handset
12 7 (17.50%) LAN
12 7 (17.50%) WAN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (35.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Office 365
2 9 (22.50%) PaaS
3 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (12.50%) IaaS
5 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
2 7 (17.50%) WAN
2 7 (17.50%) DHCP
2 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.50%) VPN
2 7 (17.50%) DNS
3 5 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Security Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Information Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Security Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Information Architect
6 5 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (10.00%) Information Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.50%) Handset
2 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) FMCG
5 2 (5.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) Security Management
3 9 (22.50%) Change Management
4 8 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.50%) Coaching
6 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 5 (12.50%) Security Patching
8 4 (10.00%) SIEM
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) IT Governance
8 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) CISSP
2 9 (22.50%) CISM
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.50%) CCNA
4 4 (10.00%) CISA
4 4 (10.00%) CISMP
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.00%) vSphere
2 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (17.50%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (17.50%) Terminal Services
4 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Nessus
1 5 (12.50%) Nagios
2 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco
5 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (22.50%) HP
5 9 (22.50%) Websense
6 7 (17.50%) ProCurve
7 5 (12.50%) Sophos
8 4 (10.00%) McAfee
8 4 (10.00%) Tripwire
9 2 (5.00%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago