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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 49 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 8 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.81% 1.63% 8.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.94% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 15
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 489 412 471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.75% 84.08% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 389 353 340
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) IT Strategy
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) IT Governance
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 2 (16.67%) Skype
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop

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 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (16.67%) Skype
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Security Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Security Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) IT Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
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