Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 107 112
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 -34
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 60 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.92% 1.76% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.97% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 39
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.33% -14.00%
10th Percentile £29,438 £27,500 £37,700
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £51,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% - -14.00%

Information Security 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 2916 2027 2516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.07% 89.33% 88.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2216 1667 2168
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,875
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 33 (55.00%) Security Architecture
2 28 (46.67%) Java Card
2 28 (46.67%) Algorithms
2 28 (46.67%) Threat Modelling
2 28 (46.67%) Java
2 28 (46.67%) PhD
3 26 (43.33%) Systems Analysis
4 14 (23.33%) Mobile App
4 14 (23.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 14 (23.33%) Mobile Payment
4 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (23.33%) CISSP
4 14 (23.33%) DRM
5 9 (15.00%) Firewall
5 9 (15.00%) PCI DSS
6 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (11.67%) CISM
7 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (11.67%) Cisco
7 7 (11.67%) Network Architecture
8 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.00%) VLAN
8 6 (10.00%) IT Strategy
8 6 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (10.00%) ITIL
9 5 (8.33%) Linux
9 5 (8.33%) Service Management
9 5 (8.33%) SSCP
9 5 (8.33%) BCP

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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Firewall
2 6 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (8.33%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 21 (35.00%) Mobile Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Analyst
4 12 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) Information Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Security Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Graduate
8 4 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Information Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 28 (46.67%) Algorithms
1 28 (46.67%) Java Card
2 14 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 14 (23.33%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (8.33%) iPad
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Security Architecture
2 28 (46.67%) Threat Modelling
3 26 (43.33%) Systems Analysis
4 14 (23.33%) DRM
4 14 (23.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Network Architecture
7 6 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 5 (8.33%) BCP
8 5 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (8.33%) Information Security Management
8 5 (8.33%) ITSM
8 5 (8.33%) Network Design
8 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.33%) Security Management
8 5 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) PhD
2 14 (23.33%) CISSP
3 7 (11.67%) CISM
4 5 (8.33%) SSCP
5 3 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.67%) GDPR
4 3 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.33%) SLA
6 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.67%) GxP
6 1 (1.67%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.67%) QA
6 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) CSIRT
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Cisco
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Capita
3 1 (1.67%) SAP