Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 206 203
Rank change year-on-year +64 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 11 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.88% 1.31% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 9
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 - £65,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +57.14% -46.15% +23.81%

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 382 459 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.77% 11.36% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 272 350 441
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in Hertfordshire

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in Hertfordshire

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in Hertfordshire

Cyber Essentials
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
Letchworth -6 5 £33,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £42,500 -
Cyber Essentials
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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 Cyber Essentials.

1 7 (63.64%) Degree
1 7 (63.64%) Azure
2 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
4 4 (36.36%) CISM
4 4 (36.36%) Google
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) CEH
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (36.36%) AWS
4 4 (36.36%) ISMS
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) Web Filtering
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (27.27%) Antivirus Management
5 3 (27.27%) Proactive Maintenance

Cyber Essentials
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 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Azure
2 4 (36.36%) AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Information Officer
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security Officer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Officer
1 3 (27.27%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) GDPR Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Information
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
3 4 (36.36%) ISMS
3 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (36.36%) Web Filtering
4 3 (27.27%) Antivirus Management
4 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (27.27%) Proactive Maintenance
4 3 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 3 (27.27%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) CEH
3 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (27.27%) MCSE
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (18.18%) MBCS
5 2 (18.18%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
2 3 (27.27%) VMware