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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 103 137 91
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -46
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 8 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.37% 0.32% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.40% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 35
Average salary £43,900 £44,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.34% -11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,750 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £53,200 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +0.51%
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
1723 1992 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.43% 79.94% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1426 1653 1774
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +36 24 £43,900 -20.18% 3
Peterborough -4 2 £23,000 -48.31%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 40 (60.61%) Degree
2 31 (46.97%) Cryptography
3 25 (37.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 24 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 24 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 23 (34.85%) C#
6 22 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 21 (31.82%) Software Engineering
8 20 (30.30%) CISSP
9 19 (28.79%) Python
9 19 (28.79%) PCI DSS
10 18 (27.27%) C
11 17 (25.76%) Embedded Systems
12 16 (24.24%) ITIL
13 14 (21.21%) Product Management
14 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
15 12 (18.18%) CISM
15 12 (18.18%) Firewall
15 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
15 12 (18.18%) LAN
15 12 (18.18%) WAN
16 11 (16.67%) SSCP
16 11 (16.67%) Finance
16 11 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
17 10 (15.15%) Wireless
17 10 (15.15%) Windows
18 9 (13.64%) Project Management
18 9 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.03%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) LAN
1 12 (18.18%) WAN
1 12 (18.18%) Firewall
2 10 (15.15%) Wireless
3 5 (7.58%) Internet
4 4 (6.06%) VPN
5 3 (4.55%) DNS
5 3 (4.55%) Network Security
6 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.03%) DHCP
7 1 (1.52%) HTTP
7 1 (1.52%) SNMP
7 1 (1.52%) SMTP
7 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.52%) Ant
2 1 (1.52%) NUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
1 15 (22.73%) Security Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Test Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Information Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Security Officer
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) SAML
3 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.52%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) Cryptography
2 24 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 24 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 22 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 17 (25.76%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (3.03%) Human Factors
6 2 (3.03%) PKI
7 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.52%) Replication
7 1 (1.52%) CESG
7 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.52%) SecurID
7 1 (1.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) UNIX
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
1 24 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 21 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 16 (24.24%) ITIL
4 14 (21.21%) Product Management
5 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
6 11 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (13.64%) Requirements Management
7 9 (13.64%) Project Management
7 9 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 6 (9.09%) Information Security Management
8 6 (9.09%) Security Management
8 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.09%) Line Management
9 5 (7.58%) Validation
10 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.55%) SIEM
10 3 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) C#
2 19 (28.79%) Python
3 18 (27.27%) C
4 8 (12.12%) C++
5 6 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (3.03%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) VBScript
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (60.61%) Degree
2 20 (30.30%) CISSP
3 12 (18.18%) CISM
4 11 (16.67%) SSCP
5 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.09%) Postgraduate
7 4 (6.06%) CISA
8 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.52%) GIAC
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (37.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (28.79%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.58%) COBIT
4 4 (6.06%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Firmware
2 2 (3.03%) XenApp
2 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Nessus
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Citrix
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.52%) Qualys
4 1 (1.52%) GFI Software
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