Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 190 230
Rank change year-on-year -10 +40 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 13 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.56% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 3
Hertfordshire median annual salary £85,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +4.35% -17.86%
10th Percentile £58,125 £40,600 £53,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £80,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% +27.78%

Information Assurance 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 3726 3923 4717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.64% 88.14% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3135 3234 3843
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Hertfordshire

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in Hertfordshire

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in Hertfordshire

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Stevenage - 5 - -
Hatfield +3 4 £110,000 +353.61%
Hemel Hempstead -4 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Royston +10 1 - -
Watford - 1 £57,500 -
Information Assurance
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 9 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (61.54%) Security Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) CESG
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (46.15%) Information Security
5 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 5 (38.46%) Electronics
5 5 (38.46%) CISA
5 5 (38.46%) CISM
5 5 (38.46%) CISSP
5 5 (38.46%) Firmware
6 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
6 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
6 4 (30.77%) Internal Audit
7 3 (23.08%) GDPR
7 3 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (23.08%) CLAS
7 3 (23.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Publishing
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
7 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
7 3 (23.08%) CRAMM
7 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS

Information Assurance
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Akamai
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Electronics
3 3 (23.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Lead Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Lead Security Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Security Technical Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Chief Information Officer
2 3 (23.08%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 3 (23.08%) Chief Security Officer
2 3 (23.08%) CIO
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Officer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Officer
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) CESG
2 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (61.54%) Security Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Internal Audit
6 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
6 3 (23.08%) CRAMM
6 3 (23.08%) Information Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) SIEM
8 1 (7.69%) Validation
8 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) AWK
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) CISA
3 5 (38.46%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (23.08%) CLAS
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
3 3 (23.08%) GDPR
3 3 (23.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (15.38%) COBIT
5 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk
1 1 (7.69%) Veracode