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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 74 77 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 43 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.86% 2.41% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.88% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 7
Average salary £43,000 £43,900 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.05% -20.18%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1308 1390 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.85% 83.79% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1083 1028
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 43 (64.18%) Windows
2 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 35 (52.24%) Penetration Testing
3 34 (50.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (46.27%) Firewall
5 30 (44.78%) Legal
5 30 (44.78%) Information Governance
6 29 (43.28%) Data Protection
7 28 (41.79%) Risk Analysis
8 27 (40.30%) SaaS
8 27 (40.30%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (40.30%) Xen
8 27 (40.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 26 (38.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 23 (34.33%) Degree
11 20 (29.85%) ITIL
12 16 (23.88%) C#
13 14 (20.90%) C++
13 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
14 12 (17.91%) Identity Management
14 12 (17.91%) Java
14 12 (17.91%) .NET
14 12 (17.91%) J2EE
14 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
14 12 (17.91%) HIPAA
14 12 (17.91%) Identity Access Management
15 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
16 10 (14.93%) Python
17 9 (13.43%) C
18 8 (11.94%) Scrum

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 27 (40.30%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (40.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.27%) Firewall
2 27 (40.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.46%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) Multicast
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
2 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 30 (44.78%) Legal
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.49%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Security Specialist
2 30 (44.78%) Information Security Specialist
2 30 (44.78%) Information Specialist
3 8 (11.94%) Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Developer in Test
5 6 (8.96%) Information Officer
6 5 (7.46%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Identity Management Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Security Officer
7 4 (5.97%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.97%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Compliance Officer
8 3 (4.48%) DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) IT Security Officer
9 2 (2.99%) Security Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) .NET
1 12 (17.91%) J2EE
2 5 (7.46%) REST
2 5 (7.46%) RESTful
2 5 (7.46%) SailPoint
2 5 (7.46%) SOAP
2 5 (7.46%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.94%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (10.45%) Cryptography
5 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.48%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.49%) Life Science
8 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (64.18%) Windows
2 35 (52.24%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Penetration Testing
2 30 (44.78%) Information Governance
3 29 (43.28%) Data Protection
4 28 (41.79%) Risk Analysis
5 26 (38.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 20 (29.85%) ITIL
7 12 (17.91%) Identity Access Management
7 12 (17.91%) Identity Management
8 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
9 8 (11.94%) Kanban
9 8 (11.94%) Scrum
10 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
12 5 (7.46%) TDD
13 3 (4.48%) Compliance Audit
13 3 (4.48%) Information Management
14 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) C#
2 14 (20.90%) C++
3 12 (17.91%) Java
4 10 (14.93%) Python
5 9 (13.43%) C
6 7 (10.45%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.96%) SQL
8 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (50.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.91%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Xen
2 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) CA
1 5 (7.46%) Dell
1 5 (7.46%) IBM
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle
2 2 (2.99%) Citrix
3 1 (1.49%) VMware
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