Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 171 179
Rank change year-on-year +118 +8 +34
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 184 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.82% 1.19% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 1.34% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 53 25 32
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.83% -4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £88,500 £65,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -9.09%

Cybersecurity 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 3,457 3,948 4,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.64% 88.98% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,640 3,327 3,326
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.40%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Hertfordshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Hertfordshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Hertfordshire

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 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 +12 54 £27,500 -43.59% 1
Stevenage +23 18 £47,500 +69.64% 3
Hemel Hempstead +24 9 £45,000 -30.77% 3
Watford -14 7 £87,500 +133.33% 2
St Albans +11 4 - - 1
Hatfield +13 3 £47,500 -54.76% 1
Harpenden - 1 £40,000 -
Cybersecurity
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 100 (54.35%) Information Security
2 83 (45.11%) SIEM
3 74 (40.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 62 (33.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 59 (32.07%) CISSP
6 56 (30.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 51 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 46 (25.00%) Windows
9 46 (25.00%) CISM
10 45 (24.46%) Retail
10 45 (24.46%) Security Operations
11 39 (21.20%) Firewall
12 37 (20.11%) GIAC
12 37 (20.11%) Sophos
12 37 (20.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 36 (19.57%) Identity Access Management
13 36 (19.57%) Security Architecture
13 36 (19.57%) Symantec
14 34 (18.48%) CompTIA Security+
15 33 (17.93%) SSCP
15 33 (17.93%) Degree
16 32 (17.39%) Use Case
16 32 (17.39%) Due Diligence
17 31 (16.85%) Security Operations Centre
17 31 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (16.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 31 (16.85%) CISA
18 30 (16.30%) SANS
19 28 (15.22%) Proactive Monitoring

Cybersecurity
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:

Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.70%) Office 365
2 14 (7.61%) Mimecast
3 8 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.20%) Firewall
2 15 (8.15%) Network Security
3 14 (7.61%) DKIM
3 14 (7.61%) DMARC
4 9 (4.89%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (4.89%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (2.72%) DHCP
5 5 (2.72%) DNS
5 5 (2.72%) HTTP
5 5 (2.72%) ICMP
5 5 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.72%) SNMP
5 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.17%) PBX
6 4 (2.17%) Wireless
7 3 (1.63%) VSAN
8 2 (1.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.72%) JIRA
General
1 45 (24.46%) Retail
2 5 (2.72%) Legal
3 4 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (33.70%) Security Engineer
2 31 (16.85%) Information Security Engineer
3 20 (10.87%) Analyst
4 19 (10.33%) Penetration Tester
4 19 (10.33%) Security Manager
4 19 (10.33%) Tester
5 16 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management Manager
6 15 (8.15%) SOC Engineer
7 13 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.07%) Security Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) Team Leader
9 7 (3.80%) Engineering Manager
9 7 (3.80%) SOC Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Architect
10 6 (3.26%) Information Manager
10 6 (3.26%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (3.26%) IT Support
10 6 (3.26%) Supplier Manager
11 5 (2.72%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.72%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.63%) JSON
2 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
1 31 (16.85%) Security Operations Centre
2 23 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 18 (9.78%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (7.61%) PKI
5 10 (5.43%) Analytical Mindset
6 9 (4.89%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.17%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Cyber-Physical System
10 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.00%) Windows
2 24 (13.04%) Unix
3 19 (10.33%) Linux
4 17 (9.24%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.89%) Windows 10
5 9 (4.89%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.72%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (54.35%) Information Security
2 83 (45.11%) SIEM
3 74 (40.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 62 (33.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 56 (30.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 51 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (24.46%) Security Operations
8 37 (20.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 36 (19.57%) Identity Access Management
9 36 (19.57%) Security Architecture
10 32 (17.39%) Due Diligence
10 32 (17.39%) Use Case
11 28 (15.22%) Proactive Monitoring
12 24 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (11.96%) Data Loss Prevention
14 21 (11.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 21 (11.41%) Performance Monitoring
15 20 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (10.87%) Systems Engineering
16 17 (9.24%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.35%) Python
2 5 (2.72%) Java
3 3 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (32.07%) CISSP
2 46 (25.00%) CISM
3 37 (20.11%) GIAC
4 34 (18.48%) CompTIA Security+
5 33 (17.93%) Degree
5 33 (17.93%) SSCP
6 31 (16.85%) CISA
7 30 (16.30%) SANS
8 21 (11.41%) CSSLP
9 17 (9.24%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (4.89%) CREST Certified
10 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (3.26%) CEH
11 6 (3.26%) CISMP
11 6 (3.26%) MCP
11 6 (3.26%) MCTS
12 5 (2.72%) GCIA
12 5 (2.72%) GCIH
12 5 (2.72%) GSEC
12 5 (2.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.07%) GDPR
2 13 (7.07%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.35%) SLA
4 5 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 16 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.63%) Docker
4 3 (1.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (7.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (3.80%) CASB
3 3 (1.63%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.63%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.63%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.11%) Sophos
3 36 (19.57%) Symantec
4 16 (8.70%) Forcepoint
5 13 (7.07%) Cisco
6 12 (6.52%) VMware
7 6 (3.26%) McAfee
8 5 (2.72%) Splunk
9 3 (1.63%) EMC
9 3 (1.63%) IBM
9 3 (1.63%) SAP
10 1 (0.54%) Apple
10 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.54%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.54%) Google
10 1 (0.54%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.54%) Zscaler