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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 80 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 34 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.88% 2.35% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.72% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 23
Median salary £47,500 £43,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £50,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
883 1248 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.83% 86.43% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 749 1063 1177
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 8 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (44.19%) Degree
2 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 15 (34.88%) CISSP
3 15 (34.88%) ITIL
4 14 (32.56%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (30.23%) CISM
6 12 (27.91%) Windows
6 12 (27.91%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Firewall
8 10 (23.26%) Data Protection
8 10 (23.26%) PCI DSS
9 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
10 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (16.28%) Network Architecture
11 7 (16.28%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (16.28%) Unix
11 7 (16.28%) Java
11 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
11 7 (16.28%) Security Management
12 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
12 6 (13.95%) C
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle
12 6 (13.95%) Servlets
12 6 (13.95%) CGI
12 6 (13.95%) SSL
12 6 (13.95%) COBIT
12 6 (13.95%) HIPAA
12 6 (13.95%) OWASP
12 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) SSL
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security
4 3 (6.98%) HTTP
4 3 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (11.63%) Legal
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Security Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Security Manager
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Compliance Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Information Security Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Information Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Security Specialist
5 5 (11.63%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) CISSP Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Security Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Governance Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) SOC Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) CGI
1 6 (13.95%) Servlets
2 3 (6.98%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
3 3 (6.98%) Fintech
3 3 (6.98%) Life Science
4 2 (4.65%) CESG
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Unix
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 14 (32.56%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (27.91%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Data Protection
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
6 7 (16.28%) Network Architecture
6 7 (16.28%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) Security Management
7 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.95%) OWASP
7 6 (13.95%) Regulatory Compliance
7 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.63%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (11.63%) SIEM
9 4 (9.30%) Information Assurance
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) C
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) CISSP
3 13 (30.23%) CISM
4 4 (9.30%) CISA
4 4 (9.30%) GIAC
4 4 (9.30%) SSCP
5 2 (4.65%) CEH
5 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (23.26%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.95%) COBIT
3 6 (13.95%) HIPAA
4 2 (4.65%) ISO22301
5 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) BT
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
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