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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 90 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 39 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.70% 1.21% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.49% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 18
Average salary £53,750 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1880 1679 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.92% 81.23% 73.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1384 1654
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 39 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (64.71%) Degree
2 48 (56.47%) Cryptography
3 41 (48.24%) Computer Science
4 37 (43.53%) Mathematics
4 37 (43.53%) Software Engineering
5 36 (42.35%) C#
6 34 (40.00%) Data Protection
7 33 (38.82%) Python
8 28 (32.94%) C
9 27 (31.76%) Embedded Systems
10 26 (30.59%) Management Information System
11 21 (24.71%) C++
11 21 (24.71%) Windows
12 19 (22.35%) Project Management
12 19 (22.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 19 (22.35%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (21.18%) Product Management
13 18 (21.18%) UNIX
14 17 (20.00%) Java
14 17 (20.00%) CISSP
14 17 (20.00%) Mentoring
15 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
16 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (15.29%) PCI DSS
17 13 (15.29%) Requirements Management
17 13 (15.29%) Internet
18 12 (14.12%) ITIL
18 12 (14.12%) Linux
19 10 (11.76%) PKI
19 10 (11.76%) Postgraduate

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (7.06%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.71%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) Internet
2 7 (8.24%) LAN
2 7 (8.24%) WAN
2 7 (8.24%) Network Security
3 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.35%) Subversion
2 2 (2.35%) Hudson
2 2 (2.35%) Ant
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Military
3 4 (4.71%) Electronics
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Test Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Integration Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Architect
4 12 (14.12%) Software Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) Security Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Information Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Systems Architect
7 8 (9.41%) Security Officer
7 8 (9.41%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Information Security Officer
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) IT Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Software Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Security Specialist
10 4 (4.71%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Cryptography Specialist
11 3 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (56.47%) Cryptography
2 41 (48.24%) Computer Science
3 37 (43.53%) Mathematics
4 27 (31.76%) Embedded Systems
5 26 (30.59%) Management Information System
6 10 (11.76%) PKI
7 5 (5.88%) PMI
7 5 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (4.71%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.35%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 18 (21.18%) UNIX
3 12 (14.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Software Engineering
2 34 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 19 (22.35%) Project Management
3 19 (22.35%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (21.18%) Product Management
5 17 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (15.29%) Requirements Management
8 12 (14.12%) ITIL
9 10 (11.76%) Line Management
10 8 (9.41%) TOGAF
10 8 (9.41%) Quality Management
11 7 (8.24%) Validation
12 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.06%) OOP
12 6 (7.06%) OO
13 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.88%) PRINCE
13 5 (5.88%) Software Architecture
14 4 (4.71%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.35%) C#
2 33 (38.82%) Python
3 28 (32.94%) C
4 21 (24.71%) C++
5 17 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.35%) Perl
6 2 (2.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (64.71%) Degree
2 17 (20.00%) CISSP
3 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.76%) Postgraduate
5 7 (8.24%) CISA
6 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.88%) PMI Certification
7 4 (4.71%) CISM
8 3 (3.53%) CCNP
8 3 (3.53%) CCNA
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (15.29%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.76%) ISO 9000
4 5 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) Citrix
4 1 (1.18%) Rapid7
4 1 (1.18%) Qualys
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Science Park, Cambridge, East Anglia
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £41,300 - £46,500 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Posted: 13 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago