Period
to 11 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 78 72
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.35% 2.32% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 2.55% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 10
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £70,000 £69,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.86% +1.08% +15.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £44,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £80,000 £75,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% -16.92% +30.00%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 495 864 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.30% 91.24% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 391 707 732
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £29,463
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £68,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Watford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Watford.

Salary trend for Information Security in Watford

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Watford over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 11 (57.89%) Windows
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
1 11 (57.89%) CISSP
1 11 (57.89%) CEH
1 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) AWS
3 7 (36.84%) SaaS
3 7 (36.84%) SIEM
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) DevOps
3 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (36.84%) Secure Coding
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) TypeScript
4 6 (31.58%) 5G
4 6 (31.58%) Information Security Management
4 6 (31.58%) Security Management
4 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (31.58%) 2G
4 6 (31.58%) 2.5G
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) AWS
1 7 (36.84%) SaaS
2 6 (31.58%) Office 365
3 4 (21.05%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) 2.5G
1 6 (31.58%) 2G
1 6 (31.58%) 3G
1 6 (31.58%) 4G
1 6 (31.58%) 5G
2 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) FileMaker
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 4 (21.05%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 4 (21.05%) IT Support Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Secure Coding
2 7 (36.84%) SIEM
2 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security Management
3 6 (31.58%) ISMS
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) SDLC
3 6 (31.58%) Security Management
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) SABSA
5 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CEH
1 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) CISM
4 4 (21.05%) CRISC
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) NIST
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Qualys
3 1 (5.26%) Veracode