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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 81 101 115
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 53 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.54% 1.78% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.11% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 50 19 11
Average salary £43,000 £43,900 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.05% -20.18%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1780 1941 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.29% 84.17% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1547 1445
Average salary £43,627 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +3 43 £43,000 -2.05% 4
Peterborough - 3 £60,500 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 43 (51.81%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (43.37%) Penetration Testing
4 35 (42.17%) Linux
5 33 (39.76%) Firewall
6 32 (38.55%) Information Governance
7 30 (36.14%) Legal
8 29 (34.94%) Data Protection
8 29 (34.94%) Degree
9 28 (33.73%) Risk Analysis
10 27 (32.53%) Xen
10 27 (32.53%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (32.53%) SaaS
10 27 (32.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 27 (32.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 24 (28.92%) ITIL
12 22 (26.51%) Management Information System
13 16 (19.28%) C#
14 14 (16.87%) C++
14 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
15 13 (15.66%) .NET
16 12 (14.46%) J2EE
16 12 (14.46%) Java
16 12 (14.46%) Identity Management
16 12 (14.46%) HIPAA
16 12 (14.46%) Identity Access Management
17 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
18 10 (12.05%) Python
19 9 (10.84%) C
20 8 (9.64%) Risk Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.53%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (32.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (39.76%) Firewall
2 27 (32.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (6.02%) LDAP
4 2 (2.41%) Network Security
5 1 (1.20%) BGP
5 1 (1.20%) Internet
5 1 (1.20%) Multicast
5 1 (1.20%) OSPF
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Big Data
2 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.20%) GIS
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
General
1 30 (36.14%) Legal
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Security Specialist
2 30 (36.14%) Information Security Specialist
2 30 (36.14%) Information Specialist
3 8 (9.64%) Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Developer in Test
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Information Officer
5 6 (7.23%) Security Officer
6 5 (6.02%) Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Identity Management Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.82%) DBA
7 4 (4.82%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (4.82%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) Compliance Officer
8 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) IT Security Officer
9 2 (2.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) J2EE
3 5 (6.02%) REST
3 5 (6.02%) RESTful
3 5 (6.02%) SailPoint
3 5 (6.02%) SOAP
3 5 (6.02%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) COM
5 1 (1.20%) Middleware
5 1 (1.20%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.64%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (8.43%) Cryptography
5 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.61%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.20%) CESG
7 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.20%) Life Science
7 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.20%) NHS
7 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.81%) Windows
2 35 (42.17%) Linux
3 5 (6.02%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (38.55%) Information Governance
3 29 (34.94%) Data Protection
4 28 (33.73%) Risk Analysis
5 27 (32.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 24 (28.92%) ITIL
7 12 (14.46%) Identity Access Management
7 12 (14.46%) Identity Management
8 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.64%) Kanban
9 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.64%) Scrum
10 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.43%) Project Management
11 6 (7.23%) Business Development
11 6 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (6.02%) Change Control
12 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.02%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) C#
2 14 (16.87%) C++
3 12 (14.46%) Java
4 10 (12.05%) Python
5 9 (10.84%) C
6 7 (8.43%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.23%) SQL
8 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) CISSP
3 5 (6.02%) CISM
3 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) CISA
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) CRISC
6 1 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.20%) CLAS
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) ISACA
6 1 (1.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (49.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (14.46%) HIPAA
3 5 (6.02%) COBIT
4 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.20%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.20%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.20%) QA
6 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (32.53%) Xen
2 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) CA
1 5 (6.02%) Dell
1 5 (6.02%) IBM
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.41%) Citrix
3 2 (2.41%) HP
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco
4 1 (1.20%) IronPort
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