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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 81 87 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 61 57 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.49% 2.39% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.15% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 29
Average salary £45,500 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,100 £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
1968 1811 2085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.33% 75.93% 76.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1536 1793
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,612 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 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 24 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 -2 56 £45,500 -14.15% 6
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 30 (43.48%) Management Information System
2 27 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (36.23%) Degree
4 20 (28.99%) C#
4 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
5 17 (24.64%) Java
5 17 (24.64%) Windows
5 17 (24.64%) Mathematics
6 15 (21.74%) C++
6 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 15 (21.74%) Cryptography
6 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.84%) PKI
7 13 (18.84%) CISSP
8 12 (17.39%) Project Management
8 12 (17.39%) UNIX
9 11 (15.94%) C
9 11 (15.94%) Internet
9 11 (15.94%) Validation
9 11 (15.94%) Data Protection
10 10 (14.49%) ITIL
11 9 (13.04%) .NET
11 9 (13.04%) Business Continuity
11 9 (13.04%) Information Assurance
11 9 (13.04%) Product Management
11 9 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
12 8 (11.59%) Data Security
12 8 (11.59%) ISO 9000
12 8 (11.59%) Linux

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (7.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.80%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.25%) MS Project
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) Internet
2 5 (7.25%) LDAP
3 4 (5.80%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) DNS
4 3 (4.35%) WAN
5 2 (2.90%) DHCP
6 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) DVB
6 1 (1.45%) ATM
6 1 (1.45%) LAN
6 1 (1.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
1 7 (10.14%) Legal
2 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.25%) Electronics
2 5 (7.25%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.80%) Military
3 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Games
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Security Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Information Analyst
3 18 (26.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Consultant
5 9 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Head of IT
6 7 (10.14%) Head of IT Security
6 7 (10.14%) Head of Security
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (43.48%) Management Information System
2 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
3 17 (24.64%) Mathematics
4 15 (21.74%) Cryptography
5 13 (18.84%) PKI
6 9 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (7.25%) Open Source
8 4 (5.80%) Life Science
8 4 (5.80%) Firmware
9 2 (2.90%) CESG
10 1 (1.45%) W3C
10 1 (1.45%) Statistics
10 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) UNIX
3 8 (11.59%) Linux
4 5 (7.25%) Solaris
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) SELinux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
2 12 (17.39%) Project Management
3 11 (15.94%) Validation
3 11 (15.94%) Data Protection
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 9 (13.04%) Business Continuity
5 9 (13.04%) Information Assurance
5 9 (13.04%) Product Management
6 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.59%) Data Security
7 7 (10.14%) Information Management
8 6 (8.70%) IT Governance
8 6 (8.70%) Requirements Management
9 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.25%) Quality Management
9 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.80%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.80%) Requirements Engineering
10 4 (5.80%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) C#
2 17 (24.64%) Java
3 15 (21.74%) C++
4 11 (15.94%) C
5 8 (11.59%) Python
6 4 (5.80%) VB
6 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Degree
2 13 (18.84%) CISSP
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) Postgraduate
5 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.25%) CISM
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) SSCP
6 1 (1.45%) HND
6 1 (1.45%) CEH
6 1 (1.45%) GIAC
6 1 (1.45%) MBA
6 1 (1.45%) GSEC
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.59%) ISO 9000
3 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
4 4 (5.80%) GCP
4 4 (5.80%) GMP
4 4 (5.80%) GLP
5 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.45%) TickIT
6 1 (1.45%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) CA
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) Splunk
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: to £50,000 Package + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago