Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 63 77
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 21 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.24% 3.35% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.75% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 9
Watford median annual salary £70,000 £73,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +22.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,250 £64,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £61,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.91% - -

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 847 827 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 90.20% 89.41% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 678 690 798
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,900 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.70%

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 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (47.62%) Network Security
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
6 8 (38.10%) CISSP
7 7 (33.33%) IBM
7 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
8 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (28.57%) SLA
8 6 (28.57%) VoIP
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (28.57%) ITSM
8 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 6 (28.57%) Change Management
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 6 (28.57%) Service Management
8 6 (28.57%) Data Privacy
8 6 (28.57%) Skype

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 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Network Security
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) Skype
3 6 (28.57%) VoIP
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) SAN
5 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) Kerberos
6 3 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (14.29%) SSH
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Information Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (19.05%) IT Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) IT Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) OAuth
1 3 (14.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (19.05%) iSeries
4 4 (19.05%) Replication
4 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
5 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (9.52%) BYOD
6 2 (9.52%) Handset
7 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Android
3 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Data Privacy
3 6 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) ITSM
3 6 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (28.57%) Organisational Learning
3 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
4 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Cloud Operations
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 4 (19.05%) SIEM
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) CISA
2 5 (23.81%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) CCDA
3 4 (19.05%) CCDP
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (19.05%) MOS
4 1 (4.76%) CGEIT
4 1 (4.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (28.57%) SLA
3 5 (23.81%) ISO 22301
3 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
4 4 (19.05%) GDPR
4 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (4.76%) GxP
5 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Firmware
3 2 (9.52%) BitLocker
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.76%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Apple
5 4 (19.05%) EMC
5 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
5 4 (19.05%) LogRhythm
5 4 (19.05%) Splunk
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) Rackspace
7 2 (9.52%) McAfee
7 2 (9.52%) Mitel
7 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow