The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank - 110 127
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.43% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £23,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Data Security
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1475 1162 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.16% 79.21% 74.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 963 1388
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (50.00%) Information Management
2 6 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Data Mining
4 4 (33.33%) GCP
4 4 (33.33%) GMP
4 4 (33.33%) GLP
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (33.33%) Life Science
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Line Management
5 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SNMP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 6 (50.00%) Head of Security
1 6 (50.00%) Head of IT Security
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Business Systems Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (50.00%) Information Management
1 6 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) RHCE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) RHCA
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (33.33%) GCP
2 4 (33.33%) GMP
2 4 (33.33%) GLP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper
1 1 (8.33%) NetApp
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL