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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 97 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% 1.58% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.85% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 21
Median salary £50,000 £43,627 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.60% -3.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £40,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,272 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
987 1244 1515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.72% 85.62% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1050 1222
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) ITIL
3 15 (41.67%) Degree
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) Firewall
5 13 (36.11%) Management Information System
6 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (30.56%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (30.56%) Identity Management
7 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
7 11 (30.56%) .NET
7 11 (30.56%) J2EE
7 11 (30.56%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) Computer Science
9 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
9 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
11 6 (16.67%) SQL
11 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 6 (16.67%) C#
11 6 (16.67%) C++
11 6 (16.67%) Legal
11 6 (16.67%) Information Governance
11 6 (16.67%) SaaS
11 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (16.67%) Xen
12 5 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (13.89%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 6 (16.67%) Legal
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Information Security Specialist
1 10 (27.78%) Information Specialist
1 10 (27.78%) Security Specialist
2 7 (19.44%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
3 5 (13.89%) Identity Management Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
1 11 (30.56%) J2EE
2 5 (13.89%) REST
2 5 (13.89%) RESTful
2 5 (13.89%) SailPoint
2 5 (13.89%) SOAP
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Management Information System
2 10 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Unix
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Identity Access Management
2 11 (30.56%) Identity Management
2 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 8 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 6 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (11.11%) Network Management
7 4 (11.11%) Process Management
8 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) C#
2 6 (16.67%) C++
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) CISSP
3 3 (8.33%) CISA
4 2 (5.56%) CISMP
5 1 (2.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.78%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Xen
2 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) CA
1 5 (13.89%) Dell
1 5 (13.89%) IBM
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) BT
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
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