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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 91 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 2.05% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.36% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 30
Median salary £47,000 £43,750 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.42% -3.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £53,272 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
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
1006 1228 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.89% 86.85% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1026 1186
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 23 July 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (40.63%) Windows
1 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) CISSP
3 11 (34.38%) Degree
4 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Linux
4 9 (28.13%) Firewall
5 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 7 (21.88%) Identity Management
6 7 (21.88%) CISM
7 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (15.63%) Network Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
8 5 (15.63%) CISA
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) J2EE
8 5 (15.63%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (15.63%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.50%) Finance
9 4 (12.50%) Legal
9 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
9 4 (12.50%) Process Management
9 4 (12.50%) SSCP

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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (9.38%) SSL
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) LDAP
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Security Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Information Security Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) Information Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) Security Specialist
3 5 (15.63%) Information Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Identity Management Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) RESTful
2 2 (6.25%) SailPoint
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (21.88%) Identity Management
5 5 (15.63%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (15.63%) Network Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (12.50%) Information Governance
6 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.50%) Network Management
6 4 (12.50%) Process Management
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CISSP
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) CISM
3 5 (15.63%) CISA
4 4 (12.50%) SSCP
5 2 (6.25%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) COBIT
3 2 (6.25%) HIPAA
3 2 (6.25%) ISO22301
4 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) CA
1 2 (6.25%) Dell
1 2 (6.25%) IBM
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) BT
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
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