Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 81 160
Rank change year-on-year +24 +79 -21
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 28 49 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.28% 2.92% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.05% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 44
Median annual salary £27,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.89% -14.29% -8.70%
10th Percentile £19,750 £23,400 £41,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £57,500 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,623 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -14.17% -12.20% -6.82%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 797 1,606 2,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.43% 95.71% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 465 1,084 1,965
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Cambridge

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Cambridge

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in Cambridge over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 16 (57.14%) Windows
1 16 (57.14%) Azure
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Internet
3 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 13 (46.43%) Network Security
3 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (42.86%) AWS
5 11 (39.29%) Firewall
6 9 (32.14%) LAN
6 9 (32.14%) VoIP
6 9 (32.14%) WAN
6 9 (32.14%) VPN
7 8 (28.57%) SLA
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Service Management
7 8 (28.57%) Sophos
7 8 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 8 (28.57%) Information Security
7 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (28.57%) Mimecast
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
8 7 (25.00%) Office 365
9 6 (21.43%) Driving Licence
9 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Azure
2 12 (42.86%) AWS
3 8 (28.57%) Mimecast
4 7 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (7.14%) GCP
6 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Internet
1 13 (46.43%) Network Security
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
3 9 (32.14%) LAN
3 9 (32.14%) VoIP
3 9 (32.14%) VPN
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.57%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Administrator
1 8 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Azure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Office 365 Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Security Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Trainee
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) IT Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Driving Licence
3 5 (17.86%) Blog
3 5 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (7.14%) Shadow IT
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) NHS
5 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Information Security
1 8 (28.57%) Service Management
2 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (21.43%) Security Management
4 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Information Security Management
4 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Security Testing
4 5 (17.86%) SIEM
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.71%) Information Governance
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) R
3 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
1 5 (17.86%) SANS
2 2 (7.14%) GCFA
2 2 (7.14%) GCIH
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CEH
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 5 (17.86%) AICPA
2 5 (17.86%) COBIT
2 5 (17.86%) NIST
3 1 (3.57%) IASME
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) EnCase
1 2 (7.14%) FTK
1 2 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Sophos
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Carbon Black
5 2 (7.14%) CrowdStrike
5 2 (7.14%) FireEye
5 2 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (7.14%) NetWitness
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper