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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 74 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 37 19 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.29% 1.32% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 1.60% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 15
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £35,300 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1318 1190 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.61% 82.81% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 994 1063
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 54 (67.50%) Degree
2 47 (58.75%) Cryptography
3 41 (51.25%) Computer Science
4 37 (46.25%) Mathematics
4 37 (46.25%) Software Engineering
5 36 (45.00%) C#
6 34 (42.50%) Data Protection
7 31 (38.75%) Python
8 28 (35.00%) C
9 27 (33.75%) Embedded Systems
10 24 (30.00%) Management Information System
11 21 (26.25%) C++
12 19 (23.75%) Windows
12 19 (23.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 18 (22.50%) Project Management
14 17 (21.25%) Penetration Testing
14 17 (21.25%) Product Management
14 17 (21.25%) Mentoring
15 16 (20.00%) UNIX
15 16 (20.00%) CISSP
16 15 (18.75%) Java
17 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (16.25%) Requirements Management
17 13 (16.25%) Internet
18 12 (15.00%) PCI DSS
18 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
19 11 (13.75%) ITIL
20 10 (12.50%) Postgraduate
20 10 (12.50%) Linux
20 10 (12.50%) ISO 9000

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.00%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) Internet
2 7 (8.75%) Network Security
3 6 (7.50%) LAN
3 6 (7.50%) WAN
4 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.75%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.25%) Firewall
5 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Electronics
3 4 (5.00%) Military
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Architect
4 12 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Information Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Security Officer
7 8 (10.00%) Systems Architect
8 7 (8.75%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Information Security Officer
9 5 (6.25%) Software Architect
9 5 (6.25%) IT Manager
10 4 (5.00%) Security Specialist
10 4 (5.00%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Cryptography Specialist
11 3 (3.75%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (58.75%) Cryptography
2 41 (51.25%) Computer Science
3 37 (46.25%) Mathematics
4 27 (33.75%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (12.50%) PKI
7 5 (6.25%) PMI
7 5 (6.25%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.50%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) UNIX
3 10 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Software Engineering
2 34 (42.50%) Data Protection
3 18 (22.50%) Project Management
4 17 (21.25%) Product Management
4 17 (21.25%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (21.25%) Mentoring
5 13 (16.25%) Requirements Management
5 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.75%) ITIL
7 10 (12.50%) Line Management
8 8 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 7 (8.75%) Quality Management
10 6 (7.50%) OOP
10 6 (7.50%) OO
10 6 (7.50%) Validation
10 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.25%) PRINCE
11 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.25%) Software Architecture
12 4 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) C#
2 31 (38.75%) Python
3 28 (35.00%) C
4 21 (26.25%) C++
5 15 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (67.50%) Degree
2 16 (20.00%) CISSP
3 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (12.50%) Postgraduate
5 7 (8.75%) CISA
6 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.25%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.75%) CISM
7 3 (3.75%) CCNP
7 3 (3.75%) CCNA
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.25%) SSCP
8 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 10 (12.50%) ISO 9000
4 5 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Firmware
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco
3 1 (1.25%) Citrix
Science Park, Cambridge, East Anglia
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £41,300 - £46,500 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Posted: 9 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago