Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 104 103
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 +54
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 133 111 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.92% 2.61% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.89% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 90 85 98
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £38,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,750 £102,500 £79,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +7.14%

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 3,951 3,840 4,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 86.82% 90.18% 88.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,259 3,226 3,491
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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
Welwyn Garden City - 26 £27,500 - 2
Watford +14 21 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Stevenage +8 20 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Hatfield -23 12 £55,000 -21.43% 8
Hemel Hempstead -17 7 £32,500 -59.38% 2
Broxbourne - 5 £57,500 -
St Albans -12 2 £58,750 +23.68%
Rickmansworth - 1 £75,000 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 74 (55.64%) Firewall
2 70 (52.63%) SIEM
3 57 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 53 (39.85%) Degree
5 47 (35.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (29.32%) Network Security
7 38 (28.57%) Security Operations
7 38 (28.57%) CISSP
8 35 (26.32%) Management Information System
8 35 (26.32%) Security Operations Centre
9 33 (24.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 33 (24.81%) Computer Science
10 31 (23.31%) PCI DSS
11 26 (19.55%) GDPR
11 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
12 25 (18.80%) Technical Analysis
12 25 (18.80%) Security Architecture
13 23 (17.29%) Splunk
14 22 (16.54%) SSCP
14 22 (16.54%) GSEC
15 21 (15.79%) Retail
15 21 (15.79%) CISM
16 18 (13.53%) E-Commerce
17 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (12.78%) Linux
17 17 (12.78%) TCP/IP
18 16 (12.03%) Vulnerability Management
19 15 (11.28%) DevOps
19 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (10.53%) Information Management

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 3 (2.26%) Apache
1 3 (2.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.77%) GitHub
3 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.50%) IaaS
4 2 (1.50%) PaaS
4 2 (1.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (55.64%) Firewall
2 39 (29.32%) Network Security
3 17 (12.78%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.02%) DHCP
4 12 (9.02%) DNS
5 11 (8.27%) HTTP
5 11 (8.27%) ICMP
5 11 (8.27%) SNMP
6 7 (5.26%) Internet
6 7 (5.26%) VPN
7 5 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.26%) SAN
8 3 (2.26%) VoIP
8 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.26%) Wireless
9 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) GIS
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
1 9 (6.77%) JIRA
General
1 21 (15.79%) Retail
2 5 (3.76%) Local Government
3 4 (3.01%) Finance
4 2 (1.50%) Electronics
4 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) French Language
5 1 (0.75%) German Language
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (30.08%) Security Engineer
2 37 (27.82%) Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Security Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Team Leader
4 16 (12.03%) Information Security Engineer
5 15 (11.28%) Security Manager
6 14 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) Information Manager
7 9 (6.77%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Architect
8 6 (4.51%) Information Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Security Officer
9 5 (3.76%) Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Product Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Security Product Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 4 (3.01%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Security Architect
11 3 (2.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) Web Services
2 3 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.32%) Management Information System
1 35 (26.32%) Security Operations Centre
2 33 (24.81%) Computer Science
3 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.27%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (6.77%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.51%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.76%) Cyberattack
8 4 (3.01%) PKI
9 3 (2.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (2.26%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.26%) iSeries
9 3 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.26%) Replication
10 1 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.78%) Linux
2 11 (8.27%) Mac OS X
3 10 (7.52%) Windows
4 3 (2.26%) Kali Linux
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (52.63%) SIEM
2 57 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 25 (18.80%) Security Architecture
4 25 (18.80%) Technical Analysis
5 18 (13.53%) E-Commerce
6 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.03%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (11.28%) DevOps
9 14 (10.53%) Information Management
10 13 (9.77%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 13 (9.77%) Identity Access Management
10 13 (9.77%) ITIL
10 13 (9.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (9.02%) Due Diligence
12 11 (8.27%) Information Security Management
12 11 (8.27%) ISMS
12 11 (8.27%) Security Management
12 11 (8.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (7.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.02%) Java
1 12 (9.02%) Python
2 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (39.85%) Degree
2 38 (28.57%) CISSP
3 33 (24.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (16.54%) GSEC
4 22 (16.54%) SSCP
5 21 (15.79%) CISM
6 13 (9.77%) CEH
7 12 (9.02%) GCIA
7 12 (9.02%) GCIH
7 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
8 10 (7.52%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.51%) CCNA
9 6 (4.51%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.01%) CSSLP
11 4 (3.01%) GSLC
11 4 (3.01%) ISSAP
11 4 (3.01%) ISSEP
11 4 (3.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (35.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (23.31%) PCI DSS
3 26 (19.55%) GDPR
4 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.50%) RMADS
5 1 (0.75%) COBIT
5 1 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.75%) GPG13
5 1 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.76%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) vCenter Server
2 4 (3.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.26%) Nagios
3 3 (2.26%) Nessus
3 3 (2.26%) QRadar
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.29%) Splunk
3 14 (10.53%) Sophos
4 11 (8.27%) LogRhythm
5 10 (7.52%) ArcSight
6 9 (6.77%) VMware
7 8 (6.02%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.51%) Symantec
9 3 (2.26%) Cisco
9 3 (2.26%) EMC
9 3 (2.26%) IBM
9 3 (2.26%) Zscaler
10 2 (1.50%) BMC
10 2 (1.50%) hybris
10 2 (1.50%) Remedy
10 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.50%) SAP
11 1 (0.75%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.75%) FireEye
11 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow