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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 96 110 91
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 35 23 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.58% 1.06% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.30% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 28
Average salary £43,900 £55,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.18% +13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £61,050
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
1834 1770 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.58% 81.83% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1478 1612
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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 +15 32 £43,900 -20.18% 2
Peterborough 0 2 £23,000 -42.50%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (61.11%) Degree
2 46 (51.11%) Cryptography
3 37 (41.11%) Computer Science
4 35 (38.89%) Data Protection
5 33 (36.67%) C#
6 32 (35.56%) Mathematics
6 32 (35.56%) Software Engineering
7 29 (32.22%) Python
8 28 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (31.11%) Management Information System
9 26 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 26 (28.89%) C
9 26 (28.89%) Embedded Systems
10 23 (25.56%) CISSP
11 21 (23.33%) ITIL
11 21 (23.33%) PCI DSS
12 19 (21.11%) Windows
13 18 (20.00%) Project Management
14 17 (18.89%) Product Management
15 16 (17.78%) Mentoring
16 15 (16.67%) C++
16 15 (16.67%) UNIX
16 15 (16.67%) LAN
16 15 (16.67%) WAN
17 13 (14.44%) Requirements Management
17 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
18 12 (13.33%) Java
18 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
19 11 (12.22%) CISM
19 11 (12.22%) Finance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.44%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) LAN
1 15 (16.67%) WAN
2 10 (11.11%) Firewall
3 9 (10.00%) Internet
4 8 (8.89%) Wireless
5 6 (6.67%) Network Security
6 3 (3.33%) VPN
6 3 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.22%) DHCP
7 2 (2.22%) DNS
7 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.11%) HTTP
8 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.33%) Ant
3 2 (2.22%) Subversion
3 2 (2.22%) Hudson
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) NUnit
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) Security Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Integration Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Architect
5 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Systems Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Security Officer
7 7 (7.78%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Software Architect
11 3 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (51.11%) Cryptography
2 37 (41.11%) Computer Science
3 32 (35.56%) Mathematics
4 28 (31.11%) Management Information System
5 26 (28.89%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (5.56%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (5.56%) PMI
6 5 (5.56%) PKI
7 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (2.22%) Human Factors
9 1 (1.11%) Open Source
9 1 (1.11%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) UNIX
3 9 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Data Protection
2 32 (35.56%) Software Engineering
3 28 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (23.33%) ITIL
5 18 (20.00%) Project Management
6 17 (18.89%) Product Management
7 16 (17.78%) Mentoring
8 13 (14.44%) Requirements Management
9 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (11.11%) Line Management
10 9 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (8.89%) TOGAF
11 8 (8.89%) Quality Management
11 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.78%) Security Management
12 7 (7.78%) Validation
13 6 (6.67%) Information Security Management
14 5 (5.56%) OOP
14 5 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) C#
2 29 (32.22%) Python
3 26 (28.89%) C
4 15 (16.67%) C++
5 12 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) VBScript
6 2 (2.22%) Perl
6 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.11%) SQL
7 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (61.11%) Degree
2 23 (25.56%) CISSP
3 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.22%) CISM
5 10 (11.11%) Postgraduate
5 10 (11.11%) SSCP
6 6 (6.67%) CISA
7 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.33%) CCNP
8 3 (3.33%) CCNA
8 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.11%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (23.33%) PCI DSS
3 9 (10.00%) ISO 9000
4 5 (5.56%) SLA
5 4 (4.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) Firmware
3 2 (2.22%) XenApp
3 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco
3 3 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (2.22%) Qualys
5 1 (1.11%) GFI Software
5 1 (1.11%) Rapid7
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £41,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago