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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 97 93 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +33
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.10% 1.42% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.73% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 1
Median salary £45,000 £43,900 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +54.03%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
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
1175 1213 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.02% 82.29% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1018 1275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,000
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 3 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Linux
3 30 (50.85%) Firewall
3 30 (50.85%) Penetration Testing
4 29 (49.15%) Legal
4 29 (49.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (49.15%) Information Governance
5 28 (47.46%) Data Protection
5 28 (47.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 26 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (44.07%) SaaS
6 26 (44.07%) Risk Analysis
6 26 (44.07%) Xen
7 25 (42.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 22 (37.29%) ITIL
9 21 (35.59%) Degree
10 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
11 11 (18.64%) Identity Management
11 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
11 11 (18.64%) .NET
11 11 (18.64%) J2EE
11 11 (18.64%) Java
11 11 (18.64%) HIPAA
11 11 (18.64%) Identity Access Management
12 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
13 8 (13.56%) C#
13 8 (13.56%) C++
14 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
14 7 (11.86%) Finance
15 6 (10.17%) SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 26 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (44.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) Firewall
2 28 (47.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
General
1 29 (49.15%) Legal
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Information Security Specialist
1 29 (49.15%) Information Specialist
1 29 (49.15%) Security Specialist
2 7 (11.86%) Architect
3 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
3 5 (8.47%) Identity Management Architect
4 4 (6.78%) Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) DBA
4 4 (6.78%) Information Officer
4 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Specialist
5 3 (5.08%) Compliance Officer
6 2 (3.39%) Developer in Test
6 2 (3.39%) Information Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Information Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) .NET
1 11 (18.64%) J2EE
2 5 (8.47%) REST
2 5 (8.47%) RESTful
2 5 (8.47%) SailPoint
2 5 (8.47%) SOAP
2 5 (8.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (49.15%) Information Governance
3 28 (47.46%) Data Protection
4 26 (44.07%) Risk Analysis
5 25 (42.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 22 (37.29%) ITIL
7 11 (18.64%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (18.64%) Identity Management
7 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
8 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
9 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.47%) Information Management
10 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (6.78%) Network Management
11 4 (6.78%) Process Management
12 3 (5.08%) Compliance Audit
12 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (3.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) C#
2 8 (13.56%) C++
3 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.08%) C
5 3 (5.08%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) CISSP
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) CISA
4 2 (3.39%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (49.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.64%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO22301
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) Xen
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) CA
1 5 (8.47%) Dell
1 5 (8.47%) IBM
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Citrix
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