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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 83 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 21 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.87% 2.99% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 3.41% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 17
Median salary £52,500 £43,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.09% -21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
963 1260 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.68% 87.50% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1006 1059
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 18 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 16 (41.03%) Linux
3 13 (33.33%) ITIL
3 13 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 11 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) CISSP
7 9 (23.08%) Firewall
7 9 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
8 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
8 8 (20.51%) Security Management
8 8 (20.51%) CISM
9 7 (17.95%) Unix
9 7 (17.95%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
9 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (15.38%) HIPAA
10 6 (15.38%) OWASP
10 6 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (15.38%) C
10 6 (15.38%) Oracle
10 6 (15.38%) Servlets
10 6 (15.38%) Project Management
10 6 (15.38%) CGI
10 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 6 (15.38%) 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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (12.82%) Legal
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Security Engineer
1 9 (23.08%) Security Manager
2 6 (15.38%) CISSP Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Compliance Specialist
2 6 (15.38%) Information Security Specialist
2 6 (15.38%) Information Specialist
2 6 (15.38%) Security Compliance Specialist
2 6 (15.38%) Security Specialist
3 5 (12.82%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Governance Manager
4 4 (10.26%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Operational Security Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Operations Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) CGI
1 6 (15.38%) Servlets
2 3 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 3 (7.69%) Fintech
2 3 (7.69%) Life Science
2 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.13%) CESG
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Unix
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
4 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
4 8 (20.51%) Security Management
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) OWASP
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Information Assurance
8 4 (10.26%) Analytics
8 4 (10.26%) Information Governance
8 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) C
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) CISSP
3 8 (20.51%) CISM
4 5 (12.82%) GIAC
5 3 (7.69%) CEH
6 2 (5.13%) CISA
6 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
3 6 (15.38%) HIPAA
4 5 (12.82%) COBIT
5 1 (2.56%) ISO22301
5 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) BT
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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