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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 84 87 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 56 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.25% 2.09% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.71% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 33
Average salary £50,000 £53,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.57%
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
2007 1770 2240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.51% 77.02% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1501 1936
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +8 53 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 39 (47.56%) Degree
2 35 (42.68%) Management Information System
3 30 (36.59%) Computer Science
3 30 (36.59%) C#
4 28 (34.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (32.93%) Mathematics
6 25 (30.49%) Software Engineering
7 23 (28.05%) Cryptography
7 23 (28.05%) C++
7 23 (28.05%) Java
7 23 (28.05%) Windows
8 19 (23.17%) Data Protection
9 17 (20.73%) PKI
9 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
9 17 (20.73%) C
9 17 (20.73%) UNIX
10 16 (19.51%) Python
10 16 (19.51%) Internet
11 13 (15.85%) Project Management
11 13 (15.85%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (13.41%) Product Management
12 11 (13.41%) Validation
12 11 (13.41%) CISSP
12 11 (13.41%) .NET
13 10 (12.20%) ISO 9000
14 9 (10.98%) Linux
14 9 (10.98%) ITIL
14 9 (10.98%) Business Continuity
14 9 (10.98%) Information Assurance
15 8 (9.76%) Incident Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (6.10%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.88%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Project
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) Internet
2 5 (6.10%) LDAP
3 4 (4.88%) DNS
4 3 (3.66%) Firewall
5 2 (2.44%) Network Security
5 2 (2.44%) WAN
5 2 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.22%) ATM
6 1 (1.22%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (8.54%) Electronics
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
1 7 (8.54%) Legal
2 6 (7.32%) Military
3 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.10%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.44%) Games
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Analyst
2 20 (24.39%) Security Analyst
2 20 (24.39%) Information Analyst
3 19 (23.17%) Information Security Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Consultant
6 9 (10.98%) Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Architect
7 7 (8.54%) Head of IT
7 7 (8.54%) Head of Security
7 7 (8.54%) Head of IT Security
8 6 (7.32%) Systems Architect
8 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Software Architect
11 3 (3.66%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) J2EE
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (42.68%) Management Information System
2 30 (36.59%) Computer Science
3 27 (32.93%) Mathematics
4 23 (28.05%) Cryptography
5 17 (20.73%) PKI
6 13 (15.85%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (6.10%) Open Source
8 4 (4.88%) Life Science
8 4 (4.88%) Firmware
9 2 (2.44%) CESG
10 1 (1.22%) W3C
10 1 (1.22%) Statistics
10 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) UNIX
3 9 (10.98%) Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Solaris
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) SELinux
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Software Engineering
2 19 (23.17%) Data Protection
3 13 (15.85%) Project Management
4 11 (13.41%) Validation
4 11 (13.41%) Product Management
5 9 (10.98%) Information Assurance
5 9 (10.98%) Business Continuity
5 9 (10.98%) ITIL
6 8 (9.76%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.76%) Requirements Management
7 7 (8.54%) Information Management
7 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.54%) Data Security
8 6 (7.32%) OOP
8 6 (7.32%) OO
8 6 (7.32%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.32%) IT Governance
9 5 (6.10%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.10%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) C#
2 23 (28.05%) C++
2 23 (28.05%) Java
3 17 (20.73%) C
4 16 (19.51%) Python
5 4 (4.88%) VB
5 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (47.56%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) CISSP
3 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) Postgraduate
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.88%) CISM
7 1 (1.22%) MBA
7 1 (1.22%) HND
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (34.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.20%) ISO 9000
3 7 (8.54%) ISO 9001
4 4 (4.88%) GCP
4 4 (4.88%) GMP
4 4 (4.88%) GLP
5 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.22%) WAI
6 1 (1.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) CA
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Splunk
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