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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 107 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 25 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.18% 2.26% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.75% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 19
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -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
1752 2035 1809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.95% 82.19% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1611 1533
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -18 20 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (63.64%) Degree
2 32 (58.18%) ITIL
3 23 (41.82%) Management Information System
3 23 (41.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (30.91%) Internet
5 15 (27.27%) Windows
5 15 (27.27%) C#
5 15 (27.27%) CISM
6 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
6 12 (21.82%) Risk Management
6 12 (21.82%) SQL
6 12 (21.82%) .NET
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
6 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
7 11 (20.00%) DNS
7 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.00%) CISSP
7 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (20.00%) SAML
7 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (20.00%) SMTP
7 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (20.00%) IIS
7 11 (20.00%) Classic ASP
7 11 (20.00%) VBScript
7 11 (20.00%) Perl
7 11 (20.00%) Replication
7 11 (20.00%) Change Management
7 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (20.00%) SNMP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 11 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) Internet
2 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.00%) DNS
3 11 (20.00%) SMTP
3 11 (20.00%) SNMP
4 9 (16.36%) Firewall
5 8 (14.55%) Wireless
5 8 (14.55%) LAN
5 8 (14.55%) WAN
6 4 (7.27%) Network Security
6 4 (7.27%) Multicast
7 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) PhantomJS
2 1 (1.82%) NUnit
2 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Security Officer
2 11 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Architect
4 9 (16.36%) IT Architect
4 9 (16.36%) Security Architect
4 9 (16.36%) IT Security Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (10.91%) SQL DBA
6 6 (10.91%) DBA
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Security Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) IT Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) IT Security Officer
10 2 (3.64%) Security Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
1 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
1 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
2 11 (20.00%) SAML
2 11 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Management Information System
2 11 (20.00%) Replication
2 11 (20.00%) SecurID
2 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (7.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (7.27%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.45%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
7 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Risk Management
3 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Change Management
3 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (20.00%) Product Management
3 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (20.00%) DevOps
4 10 (18.18%) SABSA
4 10 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (18.18%) UML
4 10 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 8 (14.55%) Information Management
5 8 (14.55%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (14.55%) Project Management
5 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) C#
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) VBScript
3 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (5.45%) C
4 3 (5.45%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) Degree
2 15 (27.27%) CISM
3 11 (20.00%) CISSP
3 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.09%) CISA
5 4 (7.27%) SSCP
6 1 (1.82%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (18.18%) COBIT
3 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec
3 1 (1.82%) Websense
3 1 (1.82%) AppSense
3 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire
3 1 (1.82%) Qualys
3 1 (1.82%) Splunk
3 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.82%) FireEye
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 48k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
IT Governance Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on skills and experience.
Posted: 11 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago