Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 80 112
Rank change year-on-year +42 +32 +26
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 261 165 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.66% 3.73% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 4.24% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 105 137 98
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £34,500 £36,250 £35,700
90th Percentile £71,500 £72,500 £78,250
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.62% -4.55% +15.79%

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,539 3,887 4,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.28% 87.92% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,738 3,283 3,327
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +5.43%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +21 67 - - 2
Watford +2 33 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +26 22 £42,500 +9.68% 4
Hatfield -18 22 £56,250 -6.25% 6
Borehamwood +18 12 £37,500 -31.82%
St Albans - 10 £57,500 - 1
Potters Bar - 4 £70,000 -
Rickmansworth -4 3 - -
Letchworth +10 2 £45,000 -43.75% 2
Royston +1 2 £45,000 - 3
Hitchin +6 1 £62,500 -
Baldock - 1 - -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £40,000 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 78 (29.89%) Cybersecurity
2 70 (26.82%) GIAC
2 70 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (26.05%) Retail
4 66 (25.29%) CISSP
5 64 (24.52%) SIEM
6 63 (24.14%) SANS
6 63 (24.14%) CompTIA Security+
6 63 (24.14%) SSCP
6 63 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (22.99%) CISA
7 60 (22.99%) CISM
7 60 (22.99%) Microsoft
8 59 (22.61%) Vulnerability Management
9 57 (21.84%) CSSLP
9 57 (21.84%) Information Security
10 56 (21.46%) Unix
10 56 (21.46%) Windows
11 52 (19.92%) Security Operations
12 47 (18.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 46 (17.62%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 46 (17.62%) Security Operations Centre
13 46 (17.62%) Identity Access Management
13 46 (17.62%) Security Architecture
13 46 (17.62%) Performance Monitoring
14 43 (16.48%) Symantec
14 43 (16.48%) Sophos
15 39 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 37 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
17 35 (13.41%) Due Diligence

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 13 (4.98%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (1.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.38%) CMS
3 1 (0.38%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.13%) Office 365
3 14 (5.36%) Mimecast
4 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.92%) GitHub
5 5 (1.92%) SaaS
6 4 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (1.53%) Google App Engine
6 4 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.36%) DKIM
1 14 (5.36%) DMARC
2 9 (3.45%) DHCP
2 9 (3.45%) DNS
3 8 (3.07%) Firewall
3 8 (3.07%) LAN
4 7 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.30%) WAN
6 4 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.53%) DMVPN
6 4 (1.53%) DWDM
6 4 (1.53%) GLBP
6 4 (1.53%) IPsec
6 4 (1.53%) Multicast
6 4 (1.53%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.53%) Skype
6 4 (1.53%) SNMP
6 4 (1.53%) SSL
6 4 (1.53%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (1.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.30%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.30%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.53%) Big Data
5 4 (1.53%) BigQuery
5 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.15%) MS Access
6 3 (1.15%) Power BI
6 3 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.77%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Metasploit
2 11 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.21%) LabVIEW
3 6 (2.30%) JIRA
4 5 (1.92%) JBehave
4 5 (1.92%) JUnit
5 4 (1.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.53%) GitLab
5 4 (1.53%) Selenium
5 4 (1.53%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.77%) Grunt
8 1 (0.38%) JMeter
8 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.38%) Maven
8 1 (0.38%) Robot Framework
General
1 68 (26.05%) Retail
2 25 (9.58%) Finance
3 11 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.92%) Publishing
5 3 (1.15%) Back Office
5 3 (1.15%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Advertising
6 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (23.75%) Security Engineer
2 32 (12.26%) Engineering Manager
3 29 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 28 (10.73%) Developer
5 21 (8.05%) Information Security Engineer
6 16 (6.13%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.13%) Vulnerability Management Manager
7 14 (5.36%) Test Engineer
8 13 (4.98%) Software Developer
8 13 (4.98%) Tester
9 12 (4.60%) Development Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) Test Development Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
10 10 (3.83%) Penetration Tester
11 9 (3.45%) Architect
11 9 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (3.07%) Team Leader
13 7 (2.68%) Incident Engineer
14 5 (1.92%) Head of Development
14 5 (1.92%) Head of Software Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.21%) AngularJS
1 11 (4.21%) HTML
2 10 (3.83%) CSS
2 10 (3.83%) CSS3
2 10 (3.83%) HTML5
2 10 (3.83%) React
3 6 (2.30%) Java EE
4 5 (1.92%) Akka
4 5 (1.92%) Kafka
4 5 (1.92%) OAuth
4 5 (1.92%) OAuth2
4 5 (1.92%) OpenID
4 5 (1.92%) XACML
5 4 (1.53%) .NET
5 4 (1.53%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.53%) POSIX
5 4 (1.53%) Web Services
6 3 (1.15%) MDX
6 3 (1.15%) REST
6 3 (1.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.62%) Security Operations Centre
2 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.13%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.36%) PKI
6 12 (4.60%) Optoelectronics
7 10 (3.83%) Robotics
8 7 (2.68%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.92%) User Experience
10 4 (1.53%) Fintech
10 4 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.15%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.77%) BYOD
12 2 (0.77%) Handset
12 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.77%) Minimum Viable Product
13 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.46%) Unix
1 56 (21.46%) Windows
2 20 (7.66%) Linux
3 12 (4.60%) Kali Linux
4 4 (1.53%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.89%) Cybersecurity
2 70 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.52%) SIEM
4 63 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (22.61%) Vulnerability Management
6 57 (21.84%) Information Security
7 52 (19.92%) Security Operations
8 47 (18.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 46 (17.62%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 46 (17.62%) Identity Access Management
9 46 (17.62%) Performance Monitoring
9 46 (17.62%) Security Architecture
10 39 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 37 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (13.41%) Due Diligence
13 28 (10.73%) SDLC
13 28 (10.73%) Use Case
14 27 (10.34%) Project Management
15 24 (9.20%) Open Source
15 24 (9.20%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.28%) Python
2 17 (6.51%) Java
3 13 (4.98%) Go
3 13 (4.98%) SQL
4 12 (4.60%) Perl
4 12 (4.60%) PHP
4 12 (4.60%) Ruby
5 10 (3.83%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.15%) C#
6 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.15%) VBA
7 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (26.82%) GIAC
2 66 (25.29%) CISSP
3 63 (24.14%) CompTIA Security+
3 63 (24.14%) SANS
3 63 (24.14%) SSCP
4 60 (22.99%) CISA
4 60 (22.99%) CISM
5 57 (21.84%) CSSLP
6 28 (10.73%) Degree
7 12 (4.60%) CEH
8 11 (4.21%) PhD
9 7 (2.68%) CREST Certified
9 7 (2.68%) GCFA
9 7 (2.68%) GCFE
9 7 (2.68%) GREM
10 6 (2.30%) PMP
11 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.07%) PMO
3 6 (2.30%) QA
3 6 (2.30%) SLA
4 5 (1.92%) GDPR
4 5 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.92%) Firmware
2 2 (0.77%) BitLocker
2 2 (0.77%) Docker
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.60%) Nessus
1 12 (4.60%) Nmap
2 7 (2.68%) EnCase
2 7 (2.68%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.30%) CASB
3 6 (2.30%) Grafana
3 6 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.15%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 43 (16.48%) Sophos
2 43 (16.48%) Symantec
3 17 (6.51%) Oracle
4 14 (5.36%) Forcepoint
5 12 (4.60%) Netsparker
5 12 (4.60%) Qualys
6 6 (2.30%) Google
7 5 (1.92%) Cisco
7 5 (1.92%) SAP
8 4 (1.53%) Arista
8 4 (1.53%) Citrix
8 4 (1.53%) F5
8 4 (1.53%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.53%) PagerDuty
8 4 (1.53%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.15%) Apple
10 2 (0.77%) Mitel
10 2 (0.77%) New Relic
10 2 (0.77%) VMware