The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 74 86 117
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +31
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 66 54 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.69% 2.27% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.00% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 29
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,400 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1972 1798 2089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.33% 75.71% 76.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1582 1523 1797
Average salary £44,500 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.32% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,762 £32,000 £28,125
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 61 £45,500 -14.15% 7
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 32 (43.24%) Management Information System
2 30 (40.54%) Degree
3 27 (36.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (31.08%) Computer Science
4 23 (31.08%) C#
5 20 (27.03%) Windows
5 20 (27.03%) Mathematics
6 19 (25.68%) Java
7 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
7 18 (24.32%) C++
8 17 (22.97%) Cryptography
9 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 15 (20.27%) UNIX
10 15 (20.27%) Data Protection
11 14 (18.92%) Internet
11 14 (18.92%) PKI
12 13 (17.57%) CISSP
12 13 (17.57%) C
13 12 (16.22%) Project Management
14 11 (14.86%) Validation
15 10 (13.51%) ITIL
15 10 (13.51%) .NET
15 10 (13.51%) Python
15 10 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (12.16%) Information Assurance
16 9 (12.16%) Product Management
16 9 (12.16%) ISO 9000
16 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity
17 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
17 8 (10.81%) Data Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.41%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Project
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Internet
2 5 (6.76%) LDAP
3 4 (5.41%) Firewall
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
4 3 (4.05%) WAN
5 2 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.35%) ATM
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
6 1 (1.35%) VoIP
6 1 (1.35%) Wireless
6 1 (1.35%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
1 7 (9.46%) Legal
2 6 (8.11%) Electronics
3 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.76%) Military
3 5 (6.76%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Analyst
2 19 (25.68%) Security Analyst
2 19 (25.68%) Information Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Consultant
6 9 (12.16%) Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Head of IT
7 7 (9.46%) Head of Security
7 7 (9.46%) Head of IT Security
8 5 (6.76%) Security Manager
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Administrator
10 3 (4.05%) Information Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.24%) Management Information System
2 23 (31.08%) Computer Science
3 20 (27.03%) Mathematics
4 17 (22.97%) Cryptography
5 14 (18.92%) PKI
6 10 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (6.76%) Open Source
8 4 (5.41%) Life Science
8 4 (5.41%) Firmware
9 2 (2.70%) CESG
10 1 (1.35%) W3C
10 1 (1.35%) Statistics
10 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) UNIX
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Solaris
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) SELinux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.27%) Data Protection
3 12 (16.22%) Project Management
4 11 (14.86%) Validation
5 10 (13.51%) ITIL
6 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity
6 9 (12.16%) Information Assurance
6 9 (12.16%) Product Management
7 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
7 8 (10.81%) Data Security
8 7 (9.46%) Information Management
8 7 (9.46%) Requirements Management
9 6 (8.11%) IT Governance
9 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.76%) OOP
10 5 (6.76%) OO
10 5 (6.76%) Quality Management
10 5 (6.76%) TOGAF
10 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) C#
2 19 (25.68%) Java
3 18 (24.32%) C++
4 13 (17.57%) C
5 10 (13.51%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) VB
6 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) Degree
2 13 (17.57%) CISSP
3 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) Postgraduate
5 5 (6.76%) CISM
5 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) SSCP
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) MBA
6 1 (1.35%) GIAC
6 1 (1.35%) GSEC
6 1 (1.35%) CEH
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.16%) ISO 9000
3 7 (9.46%) ISO 9001
4 4 (5.41%) GCP
4 4 (5.41%) GMP
4 4 (5.41%) GLP
5 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.35%) WAI
6 1 (1.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) CA
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk
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