Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for Security Operations skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Operations over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Operations (SecOps)
Hertfordshire > Welwyn Garden City
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 - -
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations 80 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 19.23% 0.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.46% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary - £35,750 -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% -29.63%

Security Operations 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 Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 411 209 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 98.80% 95.87% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 159 151 181
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £55,000 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.53% -12.63% -17.39%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.70%

Security Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Job postings citing Security Operations as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City.

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Security Operations 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Security Operations.

1 80 (100.00%) SIEM
2 74 (92.50%) Security Architecture
2 74 (92.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 74 (92.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 74 (92.50%) Identity Access Management
2 74 (92.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 57 (71.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 56 (70.00%) SSCP
5 46 (57.50%) GIAC
6 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 44 (55.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 39 (48.75%) SANS
7 39 (48.75%) Due Diligence
7 39 (48.75%) CISSP
8 34 (42.50%) Information Security
8 34 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 33 (41.25%) CSSLP
9 33 (41.25%) CISA
9 33 (41.25%) CISM
10 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (36.25%) JIRA
10 29 (36.25%) Python
10 29 (36.25%) Linux
10 29 (36.25%) DevOps
11 28 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (33.75%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (33.75%) Unix
12 27 (33.75%) Windows
12 27 (33.75%) Use Case
13 24 (30.00%) TCP/IP

Security Operations
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) Apache
2 5 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (16.25%) Mimecast
3 13 (16.25%) Office 365
4 12 (15.00%) GitHub
5 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (21.25%) DHCP
2 17 (21.25%) DNS
2 17 (21.25%) Firewall
2 17 (21.25%) HTTP
2 17 (21.25%) ICMP
2 17 (21.25%) SNMP
3 13 (16.25%) DKIM
3 13 (16.25%) DMARC
4 5 (6.25%) Internet
4 5 (6.25%) VPN
4 5 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 29 (36.25%) JIRA
2 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (63.75%) Security Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Architect
3 11 (13.75%) Security Architect
4 7 (8.75%) Engineering Manager
4 7 (8.75%) Incident Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Security Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Administrator
5 6 (7.50%) RACF Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) SIEM Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) OAuth
1 11 (13.75%) OAuth2
1 11 (13.75%) OpenID
1 11 (13.75%) XACML
2 6 (7.50%) ISPF
3 5 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 74 (92.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (21.25%) Management Information System
3 13 (16.25%) PKI
4 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (7.50%) Mainframe
6 5 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 27 (33.75%) Unix
2 27 (33.75%) Windows
3 17 (21.25%) Kali Linux
3 17 (21.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) SIEM
2 74 (92.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 74 (92.50%) Identity Access Management
2 74 (92.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 74 (92.50%) Security Architecture
3 57 (71.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 39 (48.75%) Due Diligence
5 34 (42.50%) Information Security
5 34 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (36.25%) DevOps
7 27 (33.75%) Cybersecurity
7 27 (33.75%) Use Case
8 23 (28.75%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (21.25%) Open Source
9 17 (21.25%) Technical Analysis
9 17 (21.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (16.25%) Data Loss Prevention
11 12 (15.00%) Analytical Thinking
11 12 (15.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) Python
2 17 (21.25%) Java
3 12 (15.00%) Go
3 12 (15.00%) Perl
3 12 (15.00%) PHP
3 12 (15.00%) Ruby
4 6 (7.50%) JCL
4 6 (7.50%) REXX
5 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (70.00%) SSCP
2 46 (57.50%) GIAC
3 44 (55.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 39 (48.75%) CISSP
4 39 (48.75%) SANS
5 33 (41.25%) CISA
5 33 (41.25%) CISM
5 33 (41.25%) CSSLP
6 17 (21.25%) CEH
6 17 (21.25%) Degree
6 17 (21.25%) GCIA
6 17 (21.25%) GCIH
6 17 (21.25%) GSEC
7 7 (8.75%) CREST Certified
7 7 (8.75%) GCFA
7 7 (8.75%) GCFE
7 7 (8.75%) GREM
8 5 (6.25%) CCNA
8 5 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (6.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) GDPR
1 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) RACF
2 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Nessus
1 12 (15.00%) Nmap
2 7 (8.75%) EnCase
3 6 (7.50%) CASB
3 6 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (7.50%) zSecure
4 5 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.00%) Sophos
2 20 (25.00%) Symantec
3 17 (21.25%) Splunk
4 13 (16.25%) Forcepoint
5 12 (15.00%) Netsparker
5 12 (15.00%) Qualys