Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SANS Institute
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 201 211
Rank change year-on-year +30 +10 +17
Permanent jobs citing SANS 11 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 1.68% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Hertfordshire median annual salary - £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 998 1,188 1,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.91% 24.71% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 702 983 984
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,025 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,375 £66,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +3.49%

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 17 February 2019. 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 8 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
SANS
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (90.91%) GIAC
3 9 (81.82%) SIEM
3 9 (81.82%) Security Operations
4 8 (72.73%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (72.73%) CISA
4 8 (72.73%) SSCP
5 7 (63.64%) CISM
6 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (54.55%) CEH
7 5 (45.45%) Nmap
7 5 (45.45%) Metasploit
7 5 (45.45%) CSSLP
7 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (45.45%) Open Source
7 5 (45.45%) Ruby
7 5 (45.45%) Qualys
7 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
7 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (45.45%) Go
7 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (45.45%) DevOps
7 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (45.45%) Nessus
7 5 (45.45%) Perl
7 5 (45.45%) PHP
7 5 (45.45%) Linux
7 5 (45.45%) Python

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 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Mimecast
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DKIM
1 3 (27.27%) DMARC
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Security Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Compliance
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Kali Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Security Operations
1 9 (81.82%) SIEM
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
4 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
4 5 (45.45%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (27.27%) Due Diligence
5 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Go
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (90.91%) GIAC
3 8 (72.73%) CISA
3 8 (72.73%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (72.73%) SSCP
4 7 (63.64%) CISM
5 6 (54.55%) CEH
6 5 (45.45%) CSSLP
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) GPG13
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Nessus
1 5 (45.45%) Nmap
2 3 (27.27%) CASB
2 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Netsparker
1 5 (45.45%) Qualys
2 4 (36.36%) Forcepoint
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Sophos
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk