Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 118 135
Rank change year-on-year -15 +17 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 83 103 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.89% 2.33% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.65% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 58 74 46
Hertfordshire median annual salary £61,250 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.50% -3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £41,000 £35,250 £29,625
90th Percentile £78,600 £72,500 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year +22.22% -8.63% -1.50%

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 3722 3893 4722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.61% 87.88% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3137 3217 3834
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +0.53%
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% - +3.45%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Watford +1 28 £73,500 +22.50%
Hatfield +6 21 £55,000 +124.49% 3
Hemel Hempstead -11 14 £65,000 +44.44%
Royston +14 3 £78,000 +20.00%
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Hertford - 3 £57,500 -
Potters Bar - 2 £44,000 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 42 (50.60%) CISSP
2 39 (46.99%) Windows
3 32 (38.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (37.35%) ITIL
5 28 (33.73%) Linux
6 27 (32.53%) Active Directory
6 27 (32.53%) Windows Server
7 25 (30.12%) CISM
8 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
8 24 (28.92%) CISA
9 23 (27.71%) Data Protection
9 23 (27.71%) PCI DSS
10 22 (26.51%) Finance
11 21 (25.30%) Management Information System
11 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
11 21 (25.30%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (24.10%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (24.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
13 18 (21.69%) Firewall
13 18 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (20.48%) VPN
15 16 (19.28%) Data Protection Act
15 16 (19.28%) Penetration Testing
16 15 (18.07%) Problem Management
16 15 (18.07%) VMware
16 15 (18.07%) DNS
16 15 (18.07%) DHCP
16 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008

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 20 (24.10%) Exchange Server 2010
1 20 (24.10%) Exchange Server 2013
1 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.46%) Azure Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.64%) SaaS
4 6 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (7.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) Firewall
2 17 (20.48%) VPN
3 15 (18.07%) DHCP
3 15 (18.07%) DNS
4 12 (14.46%) LDAP
5 9 (10.84%) iSCSI
5 9 (10.84%) LAN
5 9 (10.84%) SAN
5 9 (10.84%) VLAN
5 9 (10.84%) VoIP
5 9 (10.84%) WAN
5 9 (10.84%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (8.43%) Network Security
7 6 (7.23%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (7.23%) Skype
7 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.61%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Games
3 4 (4.82%) Legal
3 4 (4.82%) Publishing
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Consultant
2 15 (18.07%) Security Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Security Consultant
3 14 (16.87%) Security Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Security Manager
4 13 (15.66%) Information Security Consultant
5 11 (13.25%) Information Manager
5 11 (13.25%) Information Security Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Information Security Manager
6 9 (10.84%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 9 (10.84%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Information Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) IT Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Management Information System
2 16 (19.28%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
4 9 (10.84%) User Experience
5 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.23%) Handset
7 5 (6.02%) CESG
7 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.82%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Linux
3 27 (32.53%) Windows Server
4 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.64%) Unix
7 6 (7.23%) CentOS
7 6 (7.23%) Mac OS
7 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) ITIL
2 23 (27.71%) Data Protection
3 21 (25.30%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (19.28%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (18.07%) Identity Access Management
5 15 (18.07%) Problem Management
6 14 (16.87%) Cryptography
6 14 (16.87%) Patch Management
7 13 (15.66%) Change Management
7 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
8 12 (14.46%) Identity Management
9 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
10 10 (12.05%) ITIL V3
11 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (10.84%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (10.84%) Regulatory Compliance
12 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (9.64%) Internal Audit
12 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
12 8 (9.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.84%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) VBScript
3 6 (7.23%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) Perl
4 3 (3.61%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (50.60%) CISSP
2 25 (30.12%) CISM
3 24 (28.92%) CISA
4 9 (10.84%) Degree
5 7 (8.43%) CGEIT
5 7 (8.43%) CRISC
6 6 (7.23%) CCAA
6 6 (7.23%) CCNA
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (7.23%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (7.23%) MCSA
6 6 (7.23%) MCSE
6 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (6.02%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (4.82%) CLAS
9 3 (3.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (38.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (27.71%) PCI DSS
3 15 (18.07%) GDPR
4 9 (10.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (10.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 9 (10.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (9.64%) ISO 9001
6 7 (8.43%) COBIT
7 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (6.02%) ISO 22301
8 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (32.53%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.23%) Terminal Services
4 6 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.23%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (7.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) VMware
3 9 (10.84%) Citrix
3 9 (10.84%) HP
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco
4 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.23%) SonicWALL
5 5 (6.02%) LogRhythm
5 5 (6.02%) Splunk
6 3 (3.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) BMC
7 1 (1.20%) CA
7 1 (1.20%) IFS
7 1 (1.20%) Remedy