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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 87 98 141
Rank change year-on-year +11 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 53 60 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.44% 2.33% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.70% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 16
Median salary £65,000 £61,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +11.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £90,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 1908 2220 1911
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.97% 86.31% 81.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1785 1488
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Hemel Hempstead -1 14 £95,000 +123.52%
Hatfield +23 9 - - 3
Royston - 5 £78,000 - 1
St Albans - 5 £47,500 -
Watford -10 2 - - 1
Stevenage +1 1 £40,000 -28.88%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (32.22%) CISSP
2 26 (28.89%) CISM
3 25 (27.78%) ITIL
4 23 (25.56%) CEH
5 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 20 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 20 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 19 (21.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (18.89%) Information Assurance
7 17 (18.89%) Security Management
7 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
8 16 (17.78%) Finance
8 16 (17.78%) Ethical Hacking
9 15 (16.67%) Network Security
10 14 (15.56%) GIAC
11 13 (14.44%) Information Security Management
12 12 (13.33%) Firewall
13 11 (12.22%) Change Management
13 11 (12.22%) CESG Certified Professional
14 10 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (11.11%) CISA
14 10 (11.11%) Risk Management
14 10 (11.11%) C
14 10 (11.11%) CRM
14 10 (11.11%) Computacenter
15 9 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (10.00%) PCI DSS
15 9 (10.00%) SIEM
15 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (10.00%) Customer Requirements

Information Security
Top Related 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 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Office 365
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) Network Security
2 12 (13.33%) Firewall
3 3 (3.33%) DHCP
3 3 (3.33%) DNS
3 3 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.33%) VPN
4 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Big Data
1 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.22%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) Architect
3 20 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 19 (21.11%) Security Manager
5 17 (18.89%) Information Analyst
5 17 (18.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (16.67%) Security Architect
7 13 (14.44%) Lead Architect
7 13 (14.44%) Lead Security Architect
8 11 (12.22%) Governance Manager
9 8 (8.89%) Network Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) Network Security Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) Operational Security Manager
9 8 (8.89%) Security Operations Manager
10 7 (7.78%) CISSP Manager
10 7 (7.78%) Information Manager
10 7 (7.78%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (6.67%) Data Architect
12 5 (5.56%) SIEM Analyst
12 5 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.67%) CESG
4 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.33%) Handset
7 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) ITIL
2 17 (18.89%) Information Assurance
2 17 (18.89%) Security Management
3 16 (17.78%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (14.44%) Information Security Management
5 11 (12.22%) Change Management
6 10 (11.11%) CRM
6 10 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (10.00%) SIEM
8 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.78%) Regulatory Compliance
8 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.67%) Data Governance
9 6 (6.67%) Security Operations
9 6 (6.67%) Service Management
10 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) C
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) CISSP
2 26 (28.89%) CISM
3 23 (25.56%) CEH
4 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 20 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 14 (15.56%) GIAC
6 11 (12.22%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (11.11%) CISA
8 8 (8.89%) CRISC
8 8 (8.89%) GSEC
9 5 (5.56%) MCP
9 5 (5.56%) SANS
10 3 (3.33%) CGEIT
10 3 (3.33%) OSCP
11 2 (2.22%) Degree
11 2 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.89%) COBIT
4 7 (7.78%) Data Quality
5 5 (5.56%) ISO 9001
6 4 (4.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Computacenter
3 6 (6.67%) Cisco
4 5 (5.56%) AlienVault
4 5 (5.56%) LogLogic
4 5 (5.56%) LogRhythm
5 4 (4.44%) NetWitness
5 4 (4.44%) Symantec
6 3 (3.33%) Remedy
6 3 (3.33%) VMware
7 2 (2.22%) F5
7 2 (2.22%) Juniper
8 1 (1.11%) SAP
8 1 (1.11%) Splunk
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago