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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank - 42 73
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 2.86% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.60% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 2
Median salary - £85,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.30%
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -

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
461 417 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.65% 79.43% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 375 364 331
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) DHCP
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
5 6 (46.15%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (46.15%) Office 365
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 6 (46.15%) MS Office
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) Terminal Services
5 6 (46.15%) Handset
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 7 (53.85%) DHCP
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Information Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Handset
3 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) ISMS
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISA
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CEH
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Terminal Services
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nessus
2 3 (23.08%) Nmap
3 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Sophos