The table below looks at the statistics for Information 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 Information Security over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 86 98 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 22 25 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 1.36% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.70% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 22
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,681 £37,750 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Information 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
1163 1474 1414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.31% 80.11% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1197 1220
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Cambridge

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 36 (66.67%) Degree
2 27 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 22 (40.74%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (38.89%) CISSP
5 20 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (35.19%) ITIL
7 18 (33.33%) CISM
8 17 (31.48%) Firewall
8 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
8 17 (31.48%) LAN
8 17 (31.48%) WAN
8 17 (31.48%) Cryptography
8 17 (31.48%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (29.63%) Wireless
10 15 (27.78%) C#
11 14 (25.93%) Finance
11 14 (25.93%) Data Protection
12 13 (24.07%) PCI DSS
12 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
12 13 (24.07%) SSCP
13 12 (22.22%) Windows
13 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
14 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
15 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (16.67%) C
15 9 (16.67%) Python
15 9 (16.67%) Project Management
15 9 (16.67%) Product Management
15 9 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (14.81%) Information Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Information 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) CloudStack
2 2 (3.70%) Lync
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) Firewall
1 17 (31.48%) LAN
1 17 (31.48%) WAN
2 16 (29.63%) Wireless
3 7 (12.96%) Internet
4 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) VPN
4 4 (7.41%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.70%) Network Security
5 2 (3.70%) SNMP
5 2 (3.70%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) SMTP
6 1 (1.85%) HTTP
6 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.70%) NUnit
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Ant
3 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.85%) PhantomJS
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Security Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) IT Security Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Security Officer
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) IT Security Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (5.56%) IT Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Systems Architect
5 3 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.70%) SAML
4 2 (3.70%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 17 (31.48%) Cryptography
3 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
4 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 9 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
7 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.41%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.70%) Replication
8 2 (3.70%) SecurID
9 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (35.19%) ITIL
3 17 (31.48%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (25.93%) Data Protection
5 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.67%) Project Management
6 9 (16.67%) Product Management
7 8 (14.81%) Information Management
7 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.11%) Information Security Management
9 6 (11.11%) Security Management
9 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) Requirements Management
11 4 (7.41%) Line Management
11 4 (7.41%) Cyber Security
11 4 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) C#
2 9 (16.67%) C
2 9 (16.67%) Python
3 6 (11.11%) C++
4 4 (7.41%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) VBScript
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (66.67%) Degree
2 21 (38.89%) CISSP
3 18 (33.33%) CISM
4 13 (24.07%) SSCP
5 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.26%) CISA
6 4 (7.41%) Postgraduate
7 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (24.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.11%) COBIT
4 4 (7.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
2 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Citrix
2 3 (5.56%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.85%) Symantec
3 1 (1.85%) Websense
3 1 (1.85%) Qualys
3 1 (1.85%) Sourcefire
3 1 (1.85%) AppSense
3 1 (1.85%) Splunk
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago