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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 80 103
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 62 71 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.95% 3.07% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 3.53% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 54 59 26
Median salary £64,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.90% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1846 2014 2470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.95% 87.11% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 1650 1941
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield -1 14 £70,000 +25.00% 9
Watford -9 10 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Hemel Hempstead -10 8 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Royston - 7 £78,000 -
St Albans 0 5 £47,500 -32.14%
Stevenage +14 2 - -
Hertford - 2 £57,500 -
Cheshunt -8 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 39 (34.21%) CISM
2 37 (32.46%) CISSP
3 34 (29.82%) ITIL
4 32 (28.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (25.44%) Finance
6 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
6 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
7 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
8 24 (21.05%) CISA
9 23 (20.18%) Change Management
10 19 (16.67%) Security Management
11 18 (15.79%) Firewall
12 17 (14.91%) Management Information System
12 17 (14.91%) PCI DSS
12 17 (14.91%) CRISC
12 17 (14.91%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (14.91%) CESG Certified Professional
13 16 (14.04%) SIEM
13 16 (14.04%) Network Security
13 16 (14.04%) Risk Management
13 16 (14.04%) Customer Requirements
14 15 (13.16%) CEH
14 15 (13.16%) Problem Management
15 14 (12.28%) Service Management
16 13 (11.40%) Windows
16 13 (11.40%) CRM
16 13 (11.40%) Incident Management
16 13 (11.40%) Data Protection
17 12 (10.53%) SANS
17 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery

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 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.51%) Office 365
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.79%) Firewall
2 16 (14.04%) Network Security
3 6 (5.26%) DNS
4 5 (4.39%) DHCP
4 5 (4.39%) VPN
5 3 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.63%) LAN
5 3 (2.63%) SAN
5 3 (2.63%) VLAN
5 3 (2.63%) VoIP
5 3 (2.63%) WAN
5 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.75%) LDAP
6 2 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.75%) Skype
6 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.88%) HTTP
7 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Publishing
2 3 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) French Language
3 2 (1.75%) Legal
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Analyst
2 26 (22.81%) Architect
3 24 (21.05%) Security Analyst
4 17 (14.91%) Information Analyst
4 17 (14.91%) Information Security Analyst
4 17 (14.91%) Security Manager
5 15 (13.16%) Security Architect
6 12 (10.53%) SIEM Analyst
7 11 (9.65%) Information Manager
7 11 (9.65%) Information Security Manager
8 10 (8.77%) Incident Analyst
8 10 (8.77%) SOC Analyst
9 9 (7.89%) Data Architect
10 8 (7.02%) Consultant
10 8 (7.02%) Governance Manager
10 8 (7.02%) Information Governance Manager
10 8 (7.02%) Lead Architect
10 8 (7.02%) Lead Security Architect
10 8 (7.02%) Operational Security Manager
10 8 (7.02%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) CESG
3 7 (6.14%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (2.63%) User Experience
8 2 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.75%) Handset
8 2 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.88%) Life Science
9 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.75%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.75%) Unix
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) ITIL
2 23 (20.18%) Change Management
3 19 (16.67%) Security Management
4 17 (14.91%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (14.04%) Customer Requirements
5 16 (14.04%) Risk Management
5 16 (14.04%) SIEM
6 15 (13.16%) Problem Management
7 14 (12.28%) Service Management
8 13 (11.40%) CRM
8 13 (11.40%) Data Protection
8 13 (11.40%) Incident Management
9 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 11 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (9.65%) Security Operations
11 10 (8.77%) Information Assurance
11 10 (8.77%) Information Security Management
11 10 (8.77%) Internal Audit
11 10 (8.77%) Security Architecture
11 10 (8.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.51%) C
1 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.63%) Java
2 3 (2.63%) SQL
2 3 (2.63%) VBScript
3 1 (0.88%) Perl
3 1 (0.88%) Python
3 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (34.21%) CISM
2 37 (32.46%) CISSP
3 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
4 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
5 24 (21.05%) CISA
6 17 (14.91%) CESG Certified Professional
6 17 (14.91%) CRISC
7 15 (13.16%) CEH
8 12 (10.53%) SANS
9 10 (8.77%) MCP
10 7 (6.14%) CGEIT
10 7 (6.14%) Degree
11 5 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (2.63%) CCAA
12 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (2.63%) CLAS
12 3 (2.63%) MCSA
12 3 (2.63%) MCSE
12 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.91%) PCI DSS
3 11 (9.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (9.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 10 (8.77%) Data Quality
4 10 (8.77%) ISO 9001
5 7 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (4.39%) GDPR
7 3 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.88%) COBIT
8 1 (0.88%) RMADS
8 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) Computacenter
2 11 (9.65%) LogRhythm
3 10 (8.77%) AlienVault
3 10 (8.77%) LogLogic
4 8 (7.02%) Cisco
5 7 (6.14%) NetWitness
6 6 (5.26%) Symantec
7 5 (4.39%) VMware
8 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.63%) Citrix
9 3 (2.63%) HP
9 3 (2.63%) Juniper
9 3 (2.63%) McAfee
9 3 (2.63%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.75%) F5
10 2 (1.75%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.88%) CA
11 1 (0.88%) SAP
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 17 days ago