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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.36% 1.88% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 2.33% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 8
Median salary - £70,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 499 473 417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.79% 80.72% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 408 405 306
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) Handset
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi

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 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Support
3 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware