The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 121 102 141
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +39
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.88% 1.37% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.65% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 4
Median salary £50,000 £43,627 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.60% +27.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,585 £46,300
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Information Security
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1777 1762 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 86.56% 83.35% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1460 1699
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cambridgeshire region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 14 £47,500 +8.20% 2
Peterborough -2 3 £80,000 +247.82%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 40 (57.14%) Windows
2 32 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (44.29%) Linux
4 30 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
5 29 (41.43%) Firewall
5 29 (41.43%) Information Governance
6 28 (40.00%) Legal
7 27 (38.57%) Data Protection
7 27 (38.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 25 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
8 25 (35.71%) Xen
8 25 (35.71%) Degree
8 25 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (35.71%) SaaS
9 24 (34.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 24 (34.29%) ITIL
10 21 (30.00%) Management Information System
11 13 (18.57%) Computer Science
12 12 (17.14%) .NET
13 11 (15.71%) J2EE
13 11 (15.71%) Java
13 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
13 11 (15.71%) Identity Management
13 11 (15.71%) Service Delivery
13 11 (15.71%) HIPAA
13 11 (15.71%) Identity Access Management
14 8 (11.43%) Finance
14 8 (11.43%) C#
14 8 (11.43%) C++
14 8 (11.43%) CISSP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 25 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (35.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (41.43%) Firewall
2 27 (38.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
General
1 28 (40.00%) Legal
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.86%) Publishing
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 28 (40.00%) Information Specialist
1 28 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 7 (10.00%) Architect
3 5 (7.14%) Analyst
3 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 5 (7.14%) DBA
3 5 (7.14%) Identity Management Architect
4 4 (5.71%) Information Officer
4 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Specialist
5 3 (4.29%) Compliance Officer
5 3 (4.29%) Information Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Security Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) Developer in Test
6 2 (2.86%) Head of Security
6 2 (2.86%) Security Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) J2EE
3 5 (7.14%) REST
3 5 (7.14%) RESTful
3 5 (7.14%) SailPoint
3 5 (7.14%) SOAP
3 5 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (18.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.29%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (41.43%) Information Governance
3 27 (38.57%) Data Protection
4 25 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
5 24 (34.29%) ITIL
5 24 (34.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (15.71%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (15.71%) Identity Management
6 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
6 11 (15.71%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.00%) Project Management
8 6 (8.57%) Business Development
8 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) Change Control
9 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.14%) Information Management
9 5 (7.14%) Line Management
9 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) C#
2 8 (11.43%) C++
3 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.29%) C
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) CISSP
3 5 (7.14%) CISA
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) CISM
5 2 (2.86%) CISMP
5 2 (2.86%) ISACA
6 1 (1.43%) CRISC
6 1 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (15.71%) HIPAA
3 3 (4.29%) COBIT
4 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.43%) ISO22301
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Xen
2 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) CA
1 5 (7.14%) Dell
1 5 (7.14%) IBM
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
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