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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 103 82 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.22% 2.20% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.50% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 44 21
Median salary £52,500 £44,314 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.47% +0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £35,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
1445 1879 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 87.79% 87.89% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1444 1543
Median salary £46,614 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.75% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -15 17 £52,500 +22.09% 4
Peterborough -6 2 - - 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 27 (50.94%) Degree
2 19 (35.85%) Management Information System
3 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
4 14 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (26.42%) CISSP
4 14 (26.42%) ITIL
4 14 (26.42%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 11 (20.75%) Project Management
5 11 (20.75%) CISM
6 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
6 10 (18.87%) Firewall
6 10 (18.87%) Information Security Management
6 10 (18.87%) Security Management
6 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
6 10 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (16.98%) Unix
7 9 (16.98%) Java
8 8 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Regulatory Compliance
9 7 (13.21%) Information Assurance
9 7 (13.21%) GIAC
9 7 (13.21%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (13.21%) COBIT
9 7 (13.21%) Legal
9 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
10 6 (11.32%) SQL
10 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
10 6 (11.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (9.43%) CEH

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (13.21%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Security Manager
2 9 (16.98%) IT Manager
3 8 (15.09%) CISSP Manager
3 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.09%) Security Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Governance Manager
4 7 (13.21%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) IT Services Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Professional Services Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Professional Services Project Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Compliance Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) Information Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) Security Compliance Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) Security Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Operational Security Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Operations Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Manager
7 4 (7.55%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) CSS
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
1 5 (9.43%) HTML5
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) CGI
2 4 (7.55%) Servlets
3 3 (5.66%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (5.66%) Life Science
5 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.77%) NHS
6 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.89%) CESG
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.89%) Fintech
6 1 (1.89%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Windows
3 9 (16.98%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.42%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
4 10 (18.87%) Information Security Management
4 10 (18.87%) Security Management
4 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
5 8 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Regulatory Compliance
6 7 (13.21%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (13.21%) Information Assurance
7 6 (11.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (9.43%) Change Control
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.43%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.43%) Security Operations
8 5 (9.43%) Validation
8 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) C
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Degree
2 14 (26.42%) CISSP
3 11 (20.75%) CISM
4 7 (13.21%) GIAC
5 5 (9.43%) CEH
6 4 (7.55%) CISA
7 2 (3.77%) PhD
8 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) ISACA
8 1 (1.89%) MCP
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (13.21%) COBIT
3 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
4 5 (9.43%) HIPAA
5 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.89%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.89%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) BT
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Sophos
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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