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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 61 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.53% 2.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 2.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Median salary - £85,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
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
522 402 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 92.55% 83.58% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 444 335 408
Median salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) DNS
3 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
3 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
3 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) Information Security Management
5 7 (36.84%) Security Management
5 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (36.84%) DHCP
6 6 (31.58%) VPN
6 6 (31.58%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) CISSP
6 6 (31.58%) Terminal Services
6 6 (31.58%) Handset
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 6 (31.58%) Remote Desktop

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) DHCP
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (31.58%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Information Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (31.58%) Handset
4 3 (15.79%) Cryptography
4 3 (15.79%) PKI
5 2 (10.53%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
1 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security Management
2 7 (36.84%) Security Management
3 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) ISMS
4 4 (21.05%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Database Security
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) CISA
3 4 (21.05%) CISM
4 3 (15.79%) CEH
5 2 (10.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Terminal Services
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nessus
2 3 (15.79%) Nmap
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.26%) Sophos