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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 43 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.32% 2.65% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 3.08% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 1
Median salary £60,000 £39,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.86% +48.11%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
427 454 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.59% 85.82% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 354 366 326
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
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
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 27 September 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security Management
1 13 (54.17%) Security Management
1 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
2 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) CISSP
4 9 (37.50%) DNS
4 9 (37.50%) Network Security
5 8 (33.33%) ISMS
5 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) CISA
5 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (29.17%) CISM
7 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 6 (25.00%) DHCP
7 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment

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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) Network Security
3 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (25.00%) DHCP
5 5 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (20.83%) VPN
6 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
7 2 (8.33%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
4 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security Risk Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Information Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Security Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
1 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Cybercrime
2 5 (20.83%) Handset
3 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security Management
1 13 (54.17%) Security Management
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (33.33%) ISMS
3 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (20.83%) Network Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (16.67%) SABSA
7 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 3 (12.50%) Database Security
8 3 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) CISA
3 7 (29.17%) CISM
4 5 (20.83%) CEH
5 2 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Nessus
2 3 (12.50%) Nmap
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos
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