Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 171 160
Rank change year-on-year +106 -11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 143 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.60% 1.00% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 1.06% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 36 19
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.95% +21.88% -15.79%
10th Percentile £23,000 £32,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £73,250
East of England median annual salary £40,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.21% - -13.64%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,869 3,945 2,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.37% 93.84% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,022 2,950 2,461
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,375 £70,000 £64,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +35 98 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridge +36 17 £25,000 -44.44% 12
Cybersecurity
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 83 (58.04%) CISSP
2 78 (54.55%) Security Operations
3 75 (52.45%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (49.65%) Symantec
5 70 (48.95%) Retail
6 64 (44.76%) SIEM
7 63 (44.06%) Information Security
8 62 (43.36%) Firewall
8 62 (43.36%) Analytical Skills
9 61 (42.66%) Cyberthreat
10 56 (39.16%) Self-Motivation
11 54 (37.76%) Data Loss Prevention
11 54 (37.76%) Cyber Intelligence
11 54 (37.76%) Risk Management
12 53 (37.06%) Threat Intelligence
12 53 (37.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 52 (36.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 52 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (36.36%) Microsoft
14 51 (35.66%) Event Correlation
15 50 (34.97%) RSA Security Analytics
15 50 (34.97%) Analytics
15 50 (34.97%) Splunk
15 50 (34.97%) Wireshark
16 49 (34.27%) CEH
17 47 (32.87%) VMware
17 47 (32.87%) Security Operations Centre
18 46 (32.17%) SSCP
19 45 (31.47%) CCSP
19 45 (31.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 21 (14.69%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.29%) ExpressionEngine
2 19 (13.29%) WordPress
3 4 (2.80%) Apache
3 4 (2.80%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.57%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (15.38%) SaaS
4 19 (13.29%) IaaS
5 4 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.10%) Office 365
7 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (43.36%) Firewall
2 50 (34.97%) Wireshark
3 26 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (13.29%) Internet
5 10 (6.99%) DNS
5 10 (6.99%) VPN
6 8 (5.59%) HTTP
6 8 (5.59%) MPLS
6 8 (5.59%) SSL
6 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.10%) LAN
8 1 (0.70%) VLAN
8 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.80%) Big Data
2 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) JMeter
1 4 (2.80%) Selenium
1 4 (2.80%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (48.95%) Retail
2 20 (13.99%) Publishing
3 13 (9.09%) Finance
4 5 (3.50%) Advertising
5 4 (2.80%) Law
6 3 (2.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (53.15%) Analyst
2 22 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
3 21 (14.69%) Security Manager
4 19 (13.29%) Incident Manager
4 19 (13.29%) Junior
4 19 (13.29%) Junior Analyst
4 19 (13.29%) Security Incident Manager
5 18 (12.59%) SIEM Analyst
5 18 (12.59%) SIEM Engineer
5 18 (12.59%) SOC Engineer
6 16 (11.19%) Security Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Architect
7 11 (7.69%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.59%) Senior Security Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Consultant
9 7 (4.90%) Graduate
10 6 (4.20%) Security Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.50%) Incident Analyst
12 4 (2.80%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.29%) Node.js
2 6 (4.20%) Kafka
3 4 (2.80%) SOAP
3 4 (2.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) .NET
4 1 (0.70%) HTML
4 1 (0.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (43.36%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (42.66%) Cyberthreat
3 56 (39.16%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (36.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 47 (32.87%) Security Operations Centre
6 24 (16.78%) Cyber Defence
7 14 (9.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.80%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.08%) Windows
2 29 (20.28%) Linux
3 25 (17.48%) Windows Server
4 22 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (14.69%) AIX
5 21 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.40%) Unix
8 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.55%) Security Operations
2 64 (44.76%) SIEM
3 63 (44.06%) Information Security
4 54 (37.76%) Cyber Intelligence
4 54 (37.76%) Data Loss Prevention
4 54 (37.76%) Risk Management
5 53 (37.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 53 (37.06%) Threat Intelligence
6 52 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
7 51 (35.66%) Event Correlation
8 50 (34.97%) Analytics
9 35 (24.48%) ITIL
10 33 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 27 (18.88%) Incident Management
11 27 (18.88%) Security Management
12 26 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
12 26 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
12 26 (18.18%) Mentoring
12 26 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
12 26 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.28%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.69%) Python
3 8 (5.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.20%) Perl
5 5 (3.50%) VBA
6 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.40%) SQL
7 1 (0.70%) C#
7 1 (0.70%) Java
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) Ruby
7 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (58.04%) CISSP
2 75 (52.45%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (34.27%) CEH
4 46 (32.17%) SSCP
5 45 (31.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 45 (31.47%) CCSP
5 45 (31.47%) SANS
6 30 (20.98%) CCNA
6 30 (20.98%) GCIA
7 28 (19.58%) GSEC
8 27 (18.88%) CISM
9 26 (18.18%) CCIE
9 26 (18.18%) CCNP
9 26 (18.18%) GCWN
9 26 (18.18%) ISSAP
9 26 (18.18%) MCSE
9 26 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (18.18%) RHCA
9 26 (18.18%) RHCE
9 26 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.78%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) GDPR
3 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.69%) VMware Workstation
3 19 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (34.97%) RSA Security Analytics
2 24 (16.78%) Stealthwatch
3 21 (14.69%) SCCM
3 21 (14.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 19 (13.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (4.20%) CSIRT
5 6 (4.20%) QRadar
6 2 (1.40%) WSUS
7 1 (0.70%) EnCase
7 1 (0.70%) FTK
Vendors
1 71 (49.65%) Symantec
2 52 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 50 (34.97%) Splunk
4 47 (32.87%) VMware
5 30 (20.98%) Cisco
6 26 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 24 (16.78%) CheckPoint
7 24 (16.78%) Qualys
8 21 (14.69%) IBM
9 4 (2.80%) Google
10 1 (0.70%) Apple
10 1 (0.70%) Nuix