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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 89 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 37 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.72% 2.72% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 3.27% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 26
Average salary £43,627 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.74% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
1778 2048 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.43% 83.05% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1635 1593
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -22 29 £44,000 -12.00% 10
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (65.15%) Degree
2 37 (56.06%) ITIL
3 29 (43.94%) Management Information System
4 27 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (30.30%) C#
6 20 (30.30%) CISM
7 18 (27.27%) CISSP
7 18 (27.27%) Windows
8 16 (24.24%) LAN
8 16 (24.24%) WAN
8 16 (24.24%) Internet
8 16 (24.24%) Firewall
9 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 15 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (21.21%) Wireless
11 13 (19.70%) DNS
11 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
11 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
11 13 (19.70%) SQL
11 13 (19.70%) .NET
11 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET
11 13 (19.70%) Product Management
12 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 12 (18.18%) SSCP
12 12 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (18.18%) COBIT
12 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (16.67%) IIS
1 11 (16.67%) Lync
2 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.03%) CloudStack
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) LAN
1 16 (24.24%) WAN
1 16 (24.24%) Internet
1 16 (24.24%) Firewall
2 14 (21.21%) Wireless
3 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
3 13 (19.70%) DNS
4 11 (16.67%) SNMP
4 11 (16.67%) SMTP
5 4 (6.06%) VPN
6 3 (4.55%) Network Security
6 3 (4.55%) Multicast
7 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.03%) DHCP
8 1 (1.52%) HTTP
8 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) Selenium
2 2 (3.03%) NUnit
3 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.52%) Ant
3 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.52%) PhantomJS
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Architect
3 9 (13.64%) Security Officer
4 8 (12.12%) IT Security Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Security Architect
4 8 (12.12%) IT Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 6 (9.09%) Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) DBA
6 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) IT Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) .NET
1 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET
2 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 11 (16.67%) SAML
3 11 (16.67%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 11 (16.67%) SecurID
4 11 (16.67%) Replication
5 9 (13.64%) Cryptography
5 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
6 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
7 7 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (1.52%) CESG
11 1 (1.52%) PKI
11 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) ITIL
2 21 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (19.70%) Product Management
5 12 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 11 (16.67%) Change Management
6 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (16.67%) DevOps
7 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
8 9 (13.64%) UML
8 9 (13.64%) SABSA
8 9 (13.64%) Security Architecture
8 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
9 8 (12.12%) Project Management
9 8 (12.12%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) C#
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) VBScript
3 11 (16.67%) Perl
3 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.12%) C
5 7 (10.61%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) Java
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (65.15%) Degree
2 20 (30.30%) CISM
3 18 (27.27%) CISSP
4 12 (18.18%) SSCP
5 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.58%) CISA
7 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.52%) GIAC
8 1 (1.52%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (18.18%) COBIT
3 11 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.03%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Firmware
2 2 (3.03%) XenApp
2 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) WorldPay
4 2 (3.03%) Qualys
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec
5 1 (1.52%) Websense
5 1 (1.52%) AppSense
5 1 (1.52%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.52%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) GFI Software
5 1 (1.52%) FireEye
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects and Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40k - 48k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
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