The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.36% 0.64% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.79% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
504 254 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.14% 81.15% 78.36%
Number of salaries quoted 357 190 176
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
Hertfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) Management Information System
2 18 (75.00%) Retail
3 17 (70.83%) ITIL
3 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
3 17 (70.83%) Change Management
4 16 (66.67%) Firewall
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 16 (66.67%) CCNA
4 16 (66.67%) LAN
4 16 (66.67%) WAN
4 16 (66.67%) Finance
4 16 (66.67%) VMware
4 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (66.67%) Visualisation
4 16 (66.67%) PaaS
5 12 (50.00%) ProCurve
5 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (50.00%) Lync
5 12 (50.00%) IaaS
5 12 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
8 4 (16.67%) Security Management
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 12 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) PaaS
2 12 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) LAN
1 16 (66.67%) WAN
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
General
1 18 (75.00%) Retail
2 16 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Architect
1 16 (66.67%) IT Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Management Information System
2 16 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) ITIL
1 17 (70.83%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 4 (16.67%) Security Management
3 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
5 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.17%) Database Security
5 1 (4.17%) IT Governance
5 1 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Release Management
5 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Security
5 1 (4.17%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CCNA
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) GIAC
4 1 (4.17%) EnCE
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
1 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 12 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 12 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) Websense
4 1 (4.17%) Tripwire