Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 131 137
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 +37
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 70 84 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.57% 1.90% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.15% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 45
Hertfordshire median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £75,250 £72,500 £90,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -7.41%

Information Security 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 3,781 3,907 4,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 85.06% 88.31% 86.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,193 3,224 3,545
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Hertfordshire

Information Security
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 Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Watford +15 27 £73,500 +22.50% 1
Hatfield +6 16 £55,000 +126.80% 4
Hemel Hempstead -17 9 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £24,000 - 3
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Hertford - 1 £57,500 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 33 (47.14%) CISSP
2 28 (40.00%) Windows
3 25 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (32.86%) Linux
5 21 (30.00%) ITIL
5 21 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
8 18 (25.71%) Firewall
8 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
9 16 (22.86%) CISM
9 16 (22.86%) PCI DSS
10 15 (21.43%) SIEM
11 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (18.57%) VMware
12 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
12 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
12 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
13 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
13 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
13 12 (17.14%) DHCP
13 12 (17.14%) VPN
13 12 (17.14%) DNS
13 12 (17.14%) CISA
13 12 (17.14%) Degree
14 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
14 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013

Information Security
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 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.29%) SaaS
3 8 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (8.57%) Office 365
5 3 (4.29%) IaaS
5 3 (4.29%) PaaS
6 2 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) Firewall
2 12 (17.14%) DHCP
2 12 (17.14%) DNS
2 12 (17.14%) VPN
3 9 (12.86%) Network Security
4 8 (11.43%) LDAP
4 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (8.57%) Skype
6 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.71%) LAN
6 4 (5.71%) SAN
6 4 (5.71%) VLAN
6 4 (5.71%) VoIP
6 4 (5.71%) WAN
6 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.29%) PPP
8 2 (2.86%) HTTP
8 2 (2.86%) ICMP
8 2 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
1 8 (11.43%) Games
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) French Language
4 1 (1.43%) German Language
4 1 (1.43%) Local Government
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Security Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Security Manager
4 10 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Team Leader
6 8 (11.43%) Information Manager
6 8 (11.43%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (11.43%) Security Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Consultant
7 7 (10.00%) Security Consultant
8 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support
8 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Administrator
9 5 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) SOAP
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.57%) Handset
5 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (5.71%) User Experience
7 2 (2.86%) CESG
7 2 (2.86%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Windows
2 23 (32.86%) Linux
3 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.43%) Unix
6 6 (8.57%) CentOS
6 6 (8.57%) Mac OS
6 6 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.57%) Ubuntu
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) ITIL
2 15 (21.43%) SIEM
3 14 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
4 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
5 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
6 11 (15.71%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (15.71%) Patch Management
7 10 (14.29%) DNA
7 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 10 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 9 (12.86%) Cryptography
8 9 (12.86%) Security Operations
9 8 (11.43%) Identity Management
10 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 7 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (8.57%) Change Management
11 6 (8.57%) Coaching
11 6 (8.57%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.14%) Java
3 4 (5.71%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) VBScript
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) CISSP
2 16 (22.86%) CISM
3 12 (17.14%) CISA
3 12 (17.14%) Degree
4 7 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.14%) SSCP
6 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.29%) SANS
8 2 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.86%) GCIA
8 2 (2.86%) GCIH
8 2 (2.86%) GSEC
9 1 (1.43%) CCNA
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.43%) MCSA
9 1 (1.43%) MCSE
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (22.86%) PCI DSS
3 11 (15.71%) GDPR
4 7 (10.00%) COBIT
5 5 (7.14%) ISO 22301
6 4 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
8 2 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (2.86%) QA
8 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.43%) GPG13
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (11.43%) vSphere
4 6 (8.57%) Terminal Services
4 6 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.86%) Nagios
2 2 (2.86%) Nessus
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) Splunk
4 6 (8.57%) LogRhythm
4 6 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.71%) Citrix
5 4 (5.71%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) Apple
6 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.29%) hybris
6 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.29%) SAP
7 2 (2.86%) BMC
7 2 (2.86%) Remedy
7 2 (2.86%) Sophos
8 1 (1.43%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco
8 1 (1.43%) FireEye
8 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec