Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 145 191
Rank change year-on-year +76 +46 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 120 86 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.79% 1.74% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 1.94% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 60 58 12
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £36,200 £26,250 £40,150
90th Percentile £98,750 £85,000 £78,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -13.64%

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 2,742 4,442 3,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 86.50% 90.06% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,107 3,671 3,319
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 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
Watford +35 41 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City +31 22 £82,500 +200.00% 14
Hemel Hempstead +24 13 £45,000 +38.46%
Stevenage +1 9 £37,500 -21.05%
Rickmansworth +28 7 £62,500 -16.67%
Harpenden - 6 - - 1
Hatfield - 5 £60,000 -
Borehamwood - 3 £60,000 - 1
Cybersecurity
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 48 (40.00%) Information Security
2 38 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (30.83%) Degree
3 37 (30.83%) Firewall
4 36 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
6 31 (25.83%) Cisco
7 28 (23.33%) Windows
7 28 (23.33%) Identity Access Management
8 26 (21.67%) VMware
9 25 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (20.83%) Data Centre
10 24 (20.00%) CISM
10 24 (20.00%) ITIL
10 24 (20.00%) CISSP
11 23 (19.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (17.50%) Coaching
13 20 (16.67%) SIEM
13 20 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
14 19 (15.83%) Proactive Monitoring
14 19 (15.83%) Business Continuity
14 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
14 19 (15.83%) Linux
14 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (15.83%) Security Architecture
14 19 (15.83%) Time Management
14 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (15.00%) Windows 7
15 18 (15.00%) Unified Communications
15 18 (15.00%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.83%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.83%) IaaS
2 7 (5.83%) SaaS
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.00%) GitHub
4 3 (2.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.83%) Firewall
2 18 (15.00%) Unified Communications
3 16 (13.33%) Converged Networks
4 14 (11.67%) DHCP
4 14 (11.67%) DNS
4 14 (11.67%) Network Security
5 12 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
6 8 (6.67%) LAN
6 8 (6.67%) VPN
6 8 (6.67%) WAN
7 7 (5.83%) WLAN
8 6 (5.00%) HTTP
8 6 (5.00%) ICMP
8 6 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (5.00%) PBX
8 6 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (5.00%) SNMP
8 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (5.00%) MySQL
2 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (7.50%) Retail
2 6 (5.00%) Finance
3 5 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (26.67%) Architect
2 23 (19.17%) Analyst
3 22 (18.33%) Security Analyst
4 20 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.17%) Information Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.17%) Security Architect
7 10 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 9 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Penetration Tester
8 9 (7.50%) Tester
9 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.67%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.83%) Service Continuity Specialist
11 6 (5.00%) Lead Architect
11 6 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (20.83%) Data Centre
4 13 (10.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (10.83%) Public Cloud
5 12 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
8 6 (5.00%) CMDB
8 6 (5.00%) Industry 4.0
8 6 (5.00%) Private Cloud
9 4 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.83%) EPoS
10 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.33%) Windows
2 19 (15.83%) Linux
2 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (10.83%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.00%) CentOS
6 6 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.83%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.00%) Information Security
2 28 (23.33%) Identity Access Management
3 24 (20.00%) ITIL
4 21 (17.50%) Coaching
5 20 (16.67%) SIEM
5 20 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
6 19 (15.83%) Business Continuity
6 19 (15.83%) Proactive Monitoring
6 19 (15.83%) Security Architecture
6 19 (15.83%) Time Management
7 18 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 17 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (12.50%) Project Management
10 15 (12.50%) Project Planning
10 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (11.67%) PRINCE2
12 13 (10.83%) Data Science
12 13 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) SQL
2 6 (5.00%) Java
2 6 (5.00%) Python
3 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Degree
2 24 (20.00%) CISM
2 24 (20.00%) CISSP
3 16 (13.33%) CEH
4 14 (11.67%) CISA
5 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (8.33%) CRISC
7 9 (7.50%) CREST Certified
8 8 (6.67%) MCP
8 8 (6.67%) MCTS
9 7 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (5.00%) GCIA
10 6 (5.00%) GCIH
10 6 (5.00%) GSEC
10 6 (5.00%) OSCP
10 6 (5.00%) SSCP
11 5 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.67%) SLA
3 10 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 8 (6.67%) GDPR
5 6 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.83%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.83%) QA
6 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
1 6 (5.00%) SCCM
1 6 (5.00%) SCOM
1 6 (5.00%) SCVMM
1 6 (5.00%) vRealize
2 3 (2.50%) Nmap
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Guardium
3 1 (0.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.83%) Cisco
3 26 (21.67%) VMware
4 12 (10.00%) NetApp
5 8 (6.67%) HP
6 7 (5.83%) Symantec
7 6 (5.00%) Citrix
7 6 (5.00%) Dell
7 6 (5.00%) EMC
7 6 (5.00%) Hitachi
7 6 (5.00%) IBM
7 6 (5.00%) Oracle
7 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.00%) Snow
7 6 (5.00%) Splunk
8 5 (4.17%) Juniper
9 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.67%) Aruba
10 2 (1.67%) F5
11 1 (0.83%) Meraki