Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SANS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SANS Institute
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 195 196
Rank change year-on-year +63 +1 +43
Permanent jobs citing SANS 67 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.73% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.92% 1.87% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 12
Hertfordshire median annual salary - £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% +17.65% -15.00%

SANS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,132 1,067 1,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.28% 24.29% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 785 895 1,058
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £66,325
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.29%

SANS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SANS in Hertfordshire

SANS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SANS in Hertfordshire

SANS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SANS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 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 +5 40 - -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
SANS
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing SANS 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 SANS.

1 67 (100.00%) CISSP
2 66 (98.51%) GIAC
3 64 (95.52%) SSCP
3 64 (95.52%) CompTIA Security+
4 63 (94.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 61 (91.04%) CISA
6 60 (89.55%) CISM
7 57 (85.07%) CSSLP
8 44 (65.67%) Symantec
8 44 (65.67%) Sophos
8 44 (65.67%) Unix
8 44 (65.67%) Windows
8 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
9 42 (62.69%) SIEM
10 41 (61.19%) Security Operations
11 34 (50.75%) Security Architecture
11 34 (50.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 34 (50.75%) Identity Access Management
11 34 (50.75%) Security Operations Centre
11 34 (50.75%) Performance Monitoring
12 31 (46.27%) Cybersecurity
13 28 (41.79%) Use Case
13 28 (41.79%) Due Diligence
13 28 (41.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 24 (35.82%) Retail
15 16 (23.88%) Forcepoint
16 15 (22.39%) PKI
16 15 (22.39%) Office 365
16 15 (22.39%) DKIM
16 15 (22.39%) DMARC

SANS
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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Mimecast
1 15 (22.39%) Office 365
2 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) DKIM
1 15 (22.39%) DMARC
2 1 (1.49%) DMZ
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) VLAN
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (35.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Security Engineer
2 29 (43.28%) Security Manager
3 28 (41.79%) Engineering Manager
4 12 (17.91%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
5 2 (2.99%) Consultant
5 2 (2.99%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (2.99%) Security Consultant
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP Engineer
6 1 (1.49%) Head of Compliance
6 1 (1.49%) Head of Security
6 1 (1.49%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (1.49%) Security Penetration Tester
6 1 (1.49%) Security Tester
6 1 (1.49%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 34 (50.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (22.39%) PKI
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Unix
1 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Kali Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (94.03%) Continuous Improvement
2 42 (62.69%) SIEM
3 41 (61.19%) Security Operations
4 34 (50.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 34 (50.75%) Identity Access Management
4 34 (50.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 34 (50.75%) Security Architecture
5 31 (46.27%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (41.79%) Due Diligence
6 28 (41.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 28 (41.79%) Use Case
7 15 (22.39%) Data Loss Prevention
8 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (19.40%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (19.40%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (17.91%) DevOps
9 12 (17.91%) Open Source
9 12 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (17.91%) Secure Coding
9 12 (17.91%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Go
1 12 (17.91%) Perl
1 12 (17.91%) PHP
1 12 (17.91%) Python
1 12 (17.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) CISSP
2 66 (98.51%) GIAC
3 64 (95.52%) CompTIA Security+
3 64 (95.52%) SSCP
4 61 (91.04%) CISA
5 60 (89.55%) CISM
6 57 (85.07%) CSSLP
7 13 (19.40%) CEH
8 1 (1.49%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
8 1 (1.49%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) COBIT
2 1 (1.49%) GPG13
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Nessus
1 12 (17.91%) Nmap
2 7 (10.45%) CASB
2 7 (10.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
1 44 (65.67%) Sophos
1 44 (65.67%) Symantec
2 16 (23.88%) Forcepoint
3 12 (17.91%) Netsparker
3 12 (17.91%) Qualys
4 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Juniper
4 1 (1.49%) McAfee
4 1 (1.49%) Splunk