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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 58 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 51 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.94% 1.40% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 1.74% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 12
Average salary £58,750 £38,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.60% -12.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £64,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1484 1204 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.53% 80.21% 73.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 961 1254
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 66 (63.46%) Degree
2 53 (50.96%) Computer Science
3 49 (47.12%) Cryptography
4 48 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 48 (46.15%) C#
5 45 (43.27%) Mathematics
6 36 (34.62%) Data Protection
6 36 (34.62%) Python
7 34 (32.69%) Management Information System
8 32 (30.77%) C
8 32 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
9 31 (29.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 28 (26.92%) C++
11 25 (24.04%) Windows
12 24 (23.08%) Java
13 22 (21.15%) UNIX
14 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (18.27%) Internet
15 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
16 17 (16.35%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (16.35%) PKI
17 16 (15.38%) Project Management
17 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
18 15 (14.42%) CISSP
18 15 (14.42%) Product Management
19 14 (13.46%) ITIL
19 14 (13.46%) ISO 9000
20 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
20 12 (11.54%) Requirements Management
20 12 (11.54%) .NET

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (6.73%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.77%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.27%) Internet
2 7 (6.73%) Network Security
3 5 (4.81%) LAN
3 5 (4.81%) WAN
4 4 (3.85%) LDAP
5 3 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.88%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (8.65%) Electronics
2 8 (7.69%) Military
3 7 (6.73%) Finance
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.85%) Legal
5 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Analyst
1 19 (18.27%) Security Analyst
1 19 (18.27%) Information Analyst
1 19 (18.27%) Information Security Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Software Engineer
3 17 (16.35%) Test Engineer
4 16 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
4 16 (15.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 14 (13.46%) Architect
6 13 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Systems Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Software Architect
9 5 (4.81%) Security Officer
10 4 (3.85%) Cryptography Specialist
10 4 (3.85%) Head of Security
10 4 (3.85%) Head of IT Security
10 4 (3.85%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) .NET
2 4 (3.85%) J2EE
2 4 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (50.96%) Computer Science
2 49 (47.12%) Cryptography
3 45 (43.27%) Mathematics
4 34 (32.69%) Management Information System
5 32 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (16.35%) PKI
7 5 (4.81%) PMI
7 5 (4.81%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (3.85%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.85%) Life Science
9 2 (1.92%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 22 (21.15%) UNIX
3 11 (10.58%) Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 36 (34.62%) Data Protection
3 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
5 17 (16.35%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (15.38%) Project Management
7 15 (14.42%) Product Management
8 14 (13.46%) ITIL
9 12 (11.54%) Requirements Management
10 9 (8.65%) TOGAF
11 8 (7.69%) Validation
11 8 (7.69%) OOP
11 8 (7.69%) OO
11 8 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.73%) Line Management
13 6 (5.77%) Requirements Engineering
14 5 (4.81%) Software Architecture
14 5 (4.81%) PRINCE
14 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
15 4 (3.85%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) C#
2 36 (34.62%) Python
3 32 (30.77%) C
4 28 (26.92%) C++
5 24 (23.08%) Java
6 4 (3.85%) VB
6 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (63.46%) Degree
2 15 (14.42%) CISSP
3 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.73%) Postgraduate
4 7 (6.73%) CISA
5 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.81%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.85%) CISM
7 3 (2.88%) CCNP
7 3 (2.88%) CCNA
7 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (29.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (13.46%) ISO 9000
3 8 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.81%) SLA
5 4 (3.85%) ISO 9001
5 4 (3.85%) GCP
5 4 (3.85%) GMP
5 4 (3.85%) GLP
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle
2 4 (3.85%) SAP
3 3 (2.88%) Cisco
4 1 (0.96%) CA
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago