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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 54 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.78% 1.55% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.01% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £51,250 £43,750 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -39.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
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
403 399 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.80% 77.33% 81.68%
Number of salaries quoted 298 286 273
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (63.64%) CISSP
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) CISM
4 4 (36.36%) CISMP
4 4 (36.36%) CISA
4 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Facility Management
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) PaaS
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) IaaS
6 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) CCNA
6 1 (9.09%) HP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Information Manager
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (54.55%) Security Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security Management
1 6 (54.55%) Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Facility Management
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) CISMP
3 4 (36.36%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee
2 1 (9.09%) Websense
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Tripwire
2 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Smiths
Posted: 18 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago