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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 93 114
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 55 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.22% 1.84% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.39% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 34
Average salary £50,000 £59,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +24.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1988 1754 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.06% 76.93% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1493 1941
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,596 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +12 52 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 42 (48.28%) Degree
2 35 (40.23%) Management Information System
3 33 (37.93%) Computer Science
4 32 (36.78%) C#
5 30 (34.48%) Mathematics
6 29 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
8 26 (29.89%) C++
8 26 (29.89%) Java
8 26 (29.89%) Windows
9 25 (28.74%) Cryptography
10 20 (22.99%) C
11 19 (21.84%) PKI
11 19 (21.84%) UNIX
11 19 (21.84%) Python
11 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
11 19 (21.84%) Data Protection
12 17 (19.54%) Internet
13 16 (18.39%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (16.09%) Project Management
15 12 (13.79%) CISSP
15 12 (13.79%) ISO 9000
15 12 (13.79%) Linux
16 11 (12.64%) .NET
16 11 (12.64%) Validation
16 11 (12.64%) Product Management
17 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
17 10 (11.49%) ITIL
18 9 (10.34%) Electronics
18 9 (10.34%) Business Continuity

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (8.05%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.90%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Project
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) Internet
2 5 (5.75%) LDAP
3 4 (4.60%) DNS
4 3 (3.45%) Firewall
4 3 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) Network Security
6 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.15%) ATM
6 1 (1.15%) LAN
6 1 (1.15%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (10.34%) Electronics
2 8 (9.20%) Military
3 7 (8.05%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Legal
4 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.75%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.30%) Games
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Security Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Information Analyst
3 19 (21.84%) Information Security Analyst
4 16 (18.39%) Software Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Consultant
7 9 (10.34%) Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Head of IT
8 7 (8.05%) Head of Security
8 7 (8.05%) Head of IT Security
9 6 (6.90%) Systems Architect
9 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Security Consultant
10 5 (5.75%) Security Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Software Architect
12 3 (3.45%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) J2EE
3 2 (2.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (40.23%) Management Information System
2 33 (37.93%) Computer Science
3 30 (34.48%) Mathematics
4 25 (28.74%) Cryptography
5 19 (21.84%) PKI
6 16 (18.39%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (6.90%) Firmware
8 5 (5.75%) Open Source
9 4 (4.60%) Life Science
10 2 (2.30%) CESG
11 1 (1.15%) PMI
11 1 (1.15%) W3C
11 1 (1.15%) Statistics
11 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 19 (21.84%) UNIX
3 12 (13.79%) Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Solaris
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) SELinux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
2 19 (21.84%) Data Protection
3 14 (16.09%) Project Management
4 11 (12.64%) Validation
4 11 (12.64%) Product Management
5 10 (11.49%) ITIL
6 9 (10.34%) Business Continuity
6 9 (10.34%) Information Assurance
7 8 (9.20%) Requirements Management
7 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.05%) Information Management
8 7 (8.05%) Data Security
8 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.90%) OOP
9 6 (6.90%) OO
9 6 (6.90%) TOGAF
9 6 (6.90%) IT Governance
9 6 (6.90%) Requirements Engineering
10 5 (5.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) C#
2 26 (29.89%) C++
2 26 (29.89%) Java
3 20 (22.99%) C
4 19 (21.84%) Python
5 4 (4.60%) VB
5 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
6 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (48.28%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) CISSP
3 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) Postgraduate
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.60%) CISM
7 1 (1.15%) MBA
7 1 (1.15%) HND
7 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CISA
7 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.79%) ISO 9000
3 7 (8.05%) ISO 9001
4 4 (4.60%) GCP
4 4 (4.60%) GMP
4 4 (4.60%) GLP
5 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.15%) WAI
6 1 (1.15%) SLA
6 1 (1.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) CA
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) SAP
4 2 (2.30%) Splunk
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Up to £60K + excellent bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago