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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 83 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 22 42 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.51% 2.39% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.88% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 17
Average salary £43,627 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
1236 1458 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.07% 83.03% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1178 1140
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 £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £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 3 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (64.58%) Degree
2 23 (47.92%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (43.75%) ITIL
4 21 (43.75%) CISSP
4 21 (43.75%) Management Information System
5 20 (41.67%) CISM
6 17 (35.42%) Firewall
6 17 (35.42%) LAN
6 17 (35.42%) WAN
6 17 (35.42%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 16 (33.33%) Wireless
8 14 (29.17%) Finance
9 13 (27.08%) SSCP
9 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
10 12 (25.00%) C#
11 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
11 10 (20.83%) Cryptography
12 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
13 8 (16.67%) Information Management
13 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 8 (16.67%) C
13 8 (16.67%) Python
13 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 8 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (14.58%) Windows
14 7 (14.58%) Oracle

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.17%) CloudStack
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) LAN
1 17 (35.42%) WAN
1 17 (35.42%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) Wireless
3 5 (10.42%) Internet
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.33%) VPN
4 4 (8.33%) DNS
5 3 (6.25%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.17%) Multicast
6 2 (4.17%) SNMP
6 2 (4.17%) SMTP
6 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Subversion
1 2 (4.17%) Selenium
1 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.17%) NUnit
2 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.08%) Ant
2 1 (2.08%) PhantomJS
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Security Officer
2 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.25%) IT Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Citrix Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
1 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.17%) SAML
3 2 (4.17%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.83%) Cryptography
3 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 8 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
6 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (4.17%) SecurID
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.17%) Replication
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (2.08%) PKI
8 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) UNIX
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (43.75%) ITIL
3 17 (35.42%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 8 (16.67%) Information Management
4 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 6 (12.50%) Security Management
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (10.42%) Product Management
8 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (8.33%) Cyber Security
9 3 (6.25%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) Python
2 8 (16.67%) C
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) C++
4 2 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Degree
2 21 (43.75%) CISSP
3 20 (41.67%) CISM
4 13 (27.08%) SSCP
5 5 (10.42%) CISA
6 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.50%) COBIT
4 2 (4.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Firmware
2 2 (4.17%) XenApp
2 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) WorldPay
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec
5 1 (2.08%) Websense
5 1 (2.08%) AppSense
5 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.08%) Qualys
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk
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