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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 86 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 57 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.26% 1.12% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 1.41% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 11
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
2079 1698 2113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.57% 79.20% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1343 1784
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +30 53 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Peterborough -4 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (63.37%) Degree
2 49 (48.51%) Computer Science
3 47 (46.53%) Cryptography
4 45 (44.55%) Software Engineering
5 44 (43.56%) C#
6 42 (41.58%) Mathematics
7 39 (38.61%) Data Protection
8 38 (37.62%) Python
9 30 (29.70%) C
10 28 (27.72%) Embedded Systems
10 28 (27.72%) Management Information System
11 26 (25.74%) Java
12 24 (23.76%) C++
12 24 (23.76%) Windows
13 23 (22.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 21 (20.79%) UNIX
15 19 (18.81%) Mentoring
15 19 (18.81%) Penetration Testing
16 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (15.84%) Project Management
17 16 (15.84%) Internet
18 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
19 14 (13.86%) Product Management
20 13 (12.87%) Requirements Management
20 13 (12.87%) CISSP
21 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
21 12 (11.88%) Linux
22 11 (10.89%) ITIL
22 11 (10.89%) .NET
22 11 (10.89%) PKI

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (3.96%) OpenStack
1 4 (3.96%) CloudStack
2 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.84%) Internet
2 7 (6.93%) Network Security
3 5 (4.95%) LAN
3 5 (4.95%) WAN
4 4 (3.96%) LDAP
5 3 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.97%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.98%) Hudson
2 2 (1.98%) Ant
2 2 (1.98%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.94%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Electronics
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.95%) Military
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Games
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (16.83%) Test Engineer
2 16 (15.84%) Information Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Integration Engineer
2 16 (15.84%) Information Security Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Security Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 15 (14.85%) Architect
4 14 (13.86%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Systems Architect
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Software Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Developer
8 5 (4.95%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Security Officer
9 4 (3.96%) Cryptography Specialist
9 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) J2EE
2 4 (3.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (48.51%) Computer Science
2 47 (46.53%) Cryptography
3 42 (41.58%) Mathematics
4 28 (27.72%) Management Information System
4 28 (27.72%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (10.89%) PKI
6 5 (4.95%) PMI
6 5 (4.95%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (4.95%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.98%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.99%) Life Science
8 1 (0.99%) Statistics
8 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Windows
2 21 (20.79%) UNIX
3 12 (11.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.55%) Software Engineering
2 39 (38.61%) Data Protection
3 19 (18.81%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (18.81%) Mentoring
4 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.84%) Project Management
6 14 (13.86%) Product Management
7 13 (12.87%) Requirements Management
8 11 (10.89%) ITIL
9 9 (8.91%) TOGAF
10 8 (7.92%) Line Management
11 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.94%) OOP
12 6 (5.94%) OO
12 6 (5.94%) Software Architecture
13 5 (4.95%) CRM
13 5 (4.95%) Quality Management
13 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.95%) PRINCE
13 5 (4.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.56%) C#
2 38 (37.62%) Python
3 30 (29.70%) C
4 26 (25.74%) Java
5 24 (23.76%) C++
6 4 (3.96%) VB
6 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.98%) VBScript
7 2 (1.98%) Perl
7 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (63.37%) Degree
2 13 (12.87%) CISSP
3 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.92%) Postgraduate
5 7 (6.93%) CISA
6 5 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.95%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.97%) CISM
7 3 (2.97%) CCNP
7 3 (2.97%) CCNA
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.90%) ISO 9000
3 8 (7.92%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.95%) SLA
5 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.99%) GCP
5 1 (0.99%) GMP
5 1 (0.99%) GLP
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Firmware
2 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle
3 4 (3.96%) SAP
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix
5 1 (0.99%) Qualys
5 1 (0.99%) Rapid7
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