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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 51 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.48% 3.86% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 4.83% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 4
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
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
450 435 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.33% 79.96% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 372 317 371
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,066 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
2 11 (47.83%) CISSP
2 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (39.13%) CISM
4 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 8 (34.78%) Network Security
4 8 (34.78%) Threat Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) Security Management
6 5 (21.74%) COBIT
6 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
6 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) SSAE 16
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 4 (17.39%) GIAC
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) GCIH
7 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management

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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
1 8 (34.78%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SCCP
2 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Security Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Principal Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Principal Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.04%) IT Operations Manager
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Operations Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Cybercrime
2 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (34.78%) Threat Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Security Management
4 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
4 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
5 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Computer Security
6 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.04%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CISSP
2 9 (39.13%) CISM
3 4 (17.39%) GCIH
3 4 (17.39%) GIAC
4 2 (8.70%) CEH
4 2 (8.70%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (4.35%) CISMP
5 1 (4.35%) CLAS
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) GCIA
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
2 5 (21.74%) COBIT
2 5 (21.74%) SSAE 16
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) VirtualBox
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nessus
2 2 (8.70%) Nmap
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.35%) Sophos
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