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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 88 88 85
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.48% 1.82% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.02% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 19
Median salary £52,500 £43,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.09% -2.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £38,541
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 1116 1336 1206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.55% 90.27% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1021 987
Median salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 19 (50.00%) Degree
2 13 (34.21%) CISSP
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 10 (26.32%) Project Management
4 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 10 (26.32%) Information Security Management
4 10 (26.32%) Security Management
4 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (23.68%) CISM
5 9 (23.68%) COBIT
5 9 (23.68%) Firewall
6 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 8 (21.05%) Regulatory Compliance
7 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
7 7 (18.42%) GIAC
7 7 (18.42%) Information Assurance
7 7 (18.42%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (15.79%) Linux
9 5 (13.16%) CEH
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
10 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (7.89%) ITSM
10 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (7.89%) Legal
10 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
10 3 (7.89%) Microsoft

Information Security
Top Related 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 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
2 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
1 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Security Manager
2 9 (23.68%) IT Manager
3 7 (18.42%) CISSP Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Governance Manager
3 7 (18.42%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (18.42%) IT Services Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Professional Services Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Professional Services Project Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Graduate
5 3 (7.89%) Operational Security Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Operations Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) HTML5
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (26.32%) Information Security Management
2 10 (26.32%) Project Management
2 10 (26.32%) Security Management
2 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.05%) Regulatory Compliance
4 7 (18.42%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (18.42%) Information Assurance
4 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) ITSM
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Test Management
5 3 (7.89%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.63%) Python
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Degree
2 13 (34.21%) CISSP
3 9 (23.68%) CISM
4 7 (18.42%) GIAC
5 5 (13.16%) CEH
6 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.26%) CISMP
6 2 (5.26%) MCP
6 2 (5.26%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.63%) CISA
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) PhD
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (23.68%) COBIT
3 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.26%) ISO27002
4 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.26%) SLA
5 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) BT
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Sophos
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
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