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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 96 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 34 48 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.59% 2.01% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.45% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 24
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £72,500 £75,000
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
1757 1961 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.14% 82.22% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1593 1650
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 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 7 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 -2 23 £43,627 -3.05% 5
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 42 (66.67%) Degree
2 35 (55.56%) ITIL
3 30 (47.62%) Management Information System
4 26 (41.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (34.92%) CISSP
7 21 (33.33%) CISM
7 21 (33.33%) C#
8 18 (28.57%) LAN
8 18 (28.57%) WAN
8 18 (28.57%) Firewall
9 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
9 17 (26.98%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (25.40%) Windows
10 16 (25.40%) Wireless
11 14 (22.22%) Internet
11 14 (22.22%) SSCP
11 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (22.22%) PCI DSS
11 14 (22.22%) Product Management
12 13 (20.63%) DNS
12 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
12 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
12 13 (20.63%) SQL
12 13 (20.63%) .NET
12 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
12 13 (20.63%) Finance
13 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
13 12 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (19.05%) Computer Science

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (17.46%) IIS
1 11 (17.46%) Lync
2 4 (6.35%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.17%) CloudStack
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) LAN
1 18 (28.57%) WAN
1 18 (28.57%) Firewall
2 16 (25.40%) Wireless
3 14 (22.22%) Internet
4 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
4 13 (20.63%) DNS
5 11 (17.46%) SNMP
5 11 (17.46%) SMTP
6 4 (6.35%) VPN
7 3 (4.76%) Network Security
8 2 (3.17%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.17%) Multicast
8 2 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.17%) DHCP
9 1 (1.59%) HTTP
9 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) Selenium
2 2 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.17%) NUnit
3 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.59%) Ant
3 1 (1.59%) PhantomJS
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Test Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Security Officer
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) DBA
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.94%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) IT Security Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) IT Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.76%) IT Security Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) .NET
1 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
2 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 11 (17.46%) SAML
3 11 (17.46%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (47.62%) Management Information System
2 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 11 (17.46%) SecurID
4 11 (17.46%) Replication
5 10 (15.87%) Cryptography
6 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 8 (12.70%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 4 (6.35%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (3.17%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (1.59%) PKI
11 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (1.59%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) ITIL
2 24 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (26.98%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (22.22%) Product Management
5 12 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (17.46%) Change Management
6 11 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (17.46%) DevOps
7 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (12.70%) Information Management
9 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
9 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (12.70%) Data Protection
9 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
10 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
11 6 (9.52%) Information Security Management
11 6 (9.52%) Security Management
11 6 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) C#
2 13 (20.63%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) VBScript
3 11 (17.46%) Perl
3 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
4 9 (14.29%) C
5 8 (12.70%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) Java
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (66.67%) Degree
2 22 (34.92%) CISSP
3 21 (33.33%) CISM
4 14 (22.22%) SSCP
5 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.94%) CISA
7 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.59%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 9 (14.29%) COBIT
4 2 (3.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Firmware
2 2 (3.17%) XenApp
2 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) WorldPay
4 2 (3.17%) Qualys
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec
5 1 (1.59%) Websense
5 1 (1.59%) AppSense
5 1 (1.59%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.59%) Splunk
5 1 (1.59%) GFI Software
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