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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 83 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 27 66 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.96% 3.66% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 4.37% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 19
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £40,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,290 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -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
1166 1512 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.80% 83.77% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1187 1139
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 32 (66.67%) Degree
2 26 (54.17%) ITIL
3 25 (52.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (41.67%) CISM
5 19 (39.58%) Management Information System
5 19 (39.58%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (33.33%) CISSP
7 15 (31.25%) Firewall
7 15 (31.25%) LAN
7 15 (31.25%) WAN
7 15 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 14 (29.17%) Wireless
9 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
9 11 (22.92%) SSCP
10 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) COBIT
11 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
11 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.75%) C#
12 8 (16.67%) UML
12 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
12 8 (16.67%) Project Management
12 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
12 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 8 (16.67%) SABSA
12 8 (16.67%) Information Management
12 8 (16.67%) Computer Science

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) CloudStack
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) LAN
1 15 (31.25%) WAN
1 15 (31.25%) Firewall
2 14 (29.17%) Wireless
3 7 (14.58%) Internet
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.33%) VPN
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security
5 3 (6.25%) Multicast
5 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (4.17%) SNMP
6 2 (4.17%) SMTP
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
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%) NUnit
1 2 (4.17%) Subversion
1 2 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) PhantomJS
2 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Security Officer
2 8 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
2 8 (16.67%) IT Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (10.42%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (4.17%) Automated Test Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Information Security Specialist
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 19 (39.58%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 5 (10.42%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (10.42%) Cryptography
5 4 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (4.17%) Replication
7 2 (4.17%) SecurID
8 1 (2.08%) PKI
8 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) ITIL
2 19 (39.58%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 8 (16.67%) Information Management
6 8 (16.67%) UML
6 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) SABSA
7 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (12.50%) Security Management
9 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
9 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) C#
2 5 (10.42%) Python
2 5 (10.42%) C
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) Degree
2 20 (41.67%) CISM
3 16 (33.33%) CISSP
4 11 (22.92%) SSCP
5 5 (10.42%) CISA
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (52.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.83%) COBIT
3 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.08%) FireEye
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) Websense
4 1 (2.08%) AppSense
4 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.08%) Qualys
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk
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