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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 64 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 50 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.89% 1.50% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.89% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 15
Average salary £58,750 £65,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £46,400 £40,920
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1475 1162 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.16% 79.21% 74.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 963 1388
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 60 (58.25%) Degree
2 49 (47.57%) Computer Science
3 44 (42.72%) C#
4 41 (39.81%) Mathematics
4 41 (39.81%) Cryptography
5 40 (38.83%) Software Engineering
6 39 (37.86%) Management Information System
7 33 (32.04%) C++
7 33 (32.04%) Windows
8 30 (29.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 30 (29.13%) Data Protection
9 29 (28.16%) C
10 28 (27.18%) Java
11 27 (26.21%) Python
12 26 (25.24%) Embedded Systems
13 25 (24.27%) UNIX
14 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
15 22 (21.36%) Internet
15 22 (21.36%) PKI
15 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (20.39%) Project Management
17 17 (16.50%) ISO 9000
18 15 (14.56%) Product Management
18 15 (14.56%) CISSP
19 13 (12.62%) .NET
19 13 (12.62%) Linux
19 13 (12.62%) Validation
20 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
20 12 (11.65%) Requirements Management
20 12 (11.65%) ITIL

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 9 (8.74%) OpenStack
2 8 (7.77%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.36%) Internet
2 7 (6.80%) WAN
3 5 (4.85%) LAN
3 5 (4.85%) LDAP
3 5 (4.85%) Network Security
4 3 (2.91%) Firewall
4 3 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (2.91%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.94%) DHCP
5 2 (1.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (9.71%) Electronics
2 9 (8.74%) Military
3 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.80%) Finance
5 5 (4.85%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.85%) Legal
5 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Analyst
2 22 (21.36%) Security Analyst
3 21 (20.39%) Information Analyst
3 21 (20.39%) Information Security Analyst
3 21 (20.39%) Software Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Architect
6 10 (9.71%) Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Systems Architect
7 8 (7.77%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Software Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Head of IT
9 5 (4.85%) Head of Security
9 5 (4.85%) Head of IT Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) J2EE
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (47.57%) Computer Science
2 41 (39.81%) Mathematics
2 41 (39.81%) Cryptography
3 39 (37.86%) Management Information System
4 26 (25.24%) Embedded Systems
5 22 (21.36%) PKI
6 5 (4.85%) PMI
6 5 (4.85%) Open Source
6 5 (4.85%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (3.88%) Life Science
8 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.04%) Windows
2 25 (24.27%) UNIX
3 13 (12.62%) Linux
4 5 (4.85%) Solaris
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) Software Engineering
2 30 (29.13%) Data Protection
3 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (20.39%) Project Management
5 15 (14.56%) Product Management
6 13 (12.62%) Validation
7 12 (11.65%) Requirements Management
7 12 (11.65%) ITIL
8 9 (8.74%) OOP
8 9 (8.74%) OO
8 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.74%) Line Management
8 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.77%) Requirements Engineering
9 8 (7.77%) TOGAF
9 8 (7.77%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (6.80%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.83%) Quality Management
12 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) C#
2 33 (32.04%) C++
3 29 (28.16%) C
4 28 (27.18%) Java
5 27 (26.21%) Python
6 4 (3.88%) VB
6 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (58.25%) Degree
2 15 (14.56%) CISSP
3 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.74%) Postgraduate
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.85%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.88%) CISA
6 4 (3.88%) CISM
7 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.91%) CCNP
7 3 (2.91%) CCNA
8 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (29.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (16.50%) ISO 9000
3 5 (4.85%) SLA
3 5 (4.85%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.88%) GCP
4 4 (3.88%) GMP
4 4 (3.88%) GLP
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) CA
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) SAP
4 3 (2.91%) Cisco
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