The first table below looks at the demand for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 116 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.16% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £41,000 - £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,319 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.95% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1438 1514 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.75% 74.73% 71.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1288 1245
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Data Security
Cambridgeshire

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Data Security
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Cambridge region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Cambridge

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) XMPP
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (60.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WLAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) SNMP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL