The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 101 91
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.59% 0.67% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.75% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 15
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £31,300 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £60,000 £53,272
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1211 1060 1262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.65% 88.93% 86.68%
Number of salaries quoted 913 875 1070
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Cambridge

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Information Security in Cambridge

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cambridge over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) CISSP
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 6 (23.08%) COBIT
5 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (23.08%) NIST 800
6 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (19.23%) Firewall
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
7 4 (15.38%) PCI QSA
7 4 (15.38%) CISMP
7 4 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.54%) CISM
8 3 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Mathematics

Information Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) IT Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Graduate
3 5 (19.23%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) IT Services Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Professional Services Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Professional Services Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Audit Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Compliance Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
6 2 (7.69%) CISSP Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Governance Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
1 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
1 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security Management
4 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (7.69%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) CISSP
3 4 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (15.38%) CISMP
3 4 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 4 (15.38%) PCI QSA
4 3 (11.54%) CISM
5 2 (7.69%) CEH
5 2 (7.69%) GIAC
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
6 1 (3.85%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (23.08%) COBIT
2 6 (23.08%) NIST 800
3 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Sophos
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
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