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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 30 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 50 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.16% 2.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.80% 2.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 0
Average salary £46,875 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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
463 532 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.80% 85.95% 80.74%
Number of salaries quoted 337 392 182
Average salary £45,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.62% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 40 (67.80%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Linux
2 36 (61.02%) ITIL
2 36 (61.02%) VMware
2 36 (61.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
4 30 (50.85%) CheckPoint
5 27 (45.76%) Firewall
5 27 (45.76%) Office 365
6 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
7 23 (38.98%) vSphere
7 23 (38.98%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (37.29%) MS Office
9 21 (35.59%) Cisco
10 19 (32.20%) MS Exchange
10 19 (32.20%) Management Information System
11 18 (30.51%) Security Management
12 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
13 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (23.73%) DHCP
13 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
13 14 (23.73%) VPN
13 14 (23.73%) DNS
13 14 (23.73%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (23.73%) Handset
13 14 (23.73%) Terminal Services
13 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
13 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
13 14 (23.73%) Cloud Computing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 19 (32.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
2 22 (37.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.76%) Office 365
2 14 (23.73%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (22.03%) PaaS
4 5 (8.47%) IaaS
5 4 (6.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) DHCP
2 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
2 14 (23.73%) VPN
2 14 (23.73%) DNS
3 8 (13.56%) LAN
3 8 (13.56%) WAN
4 4 (6.78%) Network Security
General
1 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Support Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Security Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Architect
5 9 (15.25%) Security Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) IT Security Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) IT Security Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Security Manager
8 6 (10.17%) Information Manager
8 6 (10.17%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (8.47%) Operations Manager
9 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
9 5 (8.47%) Information Architect
9 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Management Information System
2 14 (23.73%) Handset
2 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
3 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
4 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.08%) Blog
6 3 (5.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (67.80%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Linux
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) ITIL
2 18 (30.51%) Security Management
3 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
4 13 (22.03%) Change Management
5 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
6 9 (15.25%) Information Security Management
6 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
6 9 (15.25%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (15.25%) Security Architecture
6 9 (15.25%) Patch Management
6 9 (15.25%) Security Patching
7 8 (13.56%) Coaching
7 8 (13.56%) IT Governance
8 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.47%) SIEM
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.78%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) C
2 4 (6.78%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) CISSP
2 9 (15.25%) CISM
3 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.56%) CCNA
4 4 (6.78%) CISA
4 4 (6.78%) CISMP
5 3 (5.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (18.64%) PCI DSS
2 9 (15.25%) QA
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (38.98%) vSphere
2 23 (38.98%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
4 14 (23.73%) Terminal Services
4 14 (23.73%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (13.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Nagios
1 9 (15.25%) Nessus
2 8 (13.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) VMware
2 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
3 30 (50.85%) CheckPoint
4 21 (35.59%) Cisco
5 13 (22.03%) HP
5 13 (22.03%) Red Hat
5 13 (22.03%) Websense
6 9 (15.25%) Sophos
7 8 (13.56%) McAfee
7 8 (13.56%) Tripwire
7 8 (13.56%) ProCurve
8 3 (5.08%) SAP
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