Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 118 104
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 82 53 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.90% 1.62% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.83% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 79
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -9.47%
10th Percentile £25,800 £33,750 £37,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £76,550
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% -9.09%

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 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 3,974 2,890 3,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.03% 88.24% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,932 2,357 3,014
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% +1.12%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
Cambridge -36 42 £67,500 +50.00% 8
Peterborough +17 24 £50,000 - 9
St Neots - 8 £40,000 -
Huntingdon 0 3 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 33 (40.24%) Java
2 32 (39.02%) CISSP
3 28 (34.15%) Security Architecture
4 24 (29.27%) Algorithms
4 24 (29.27%) Threat Modelling
4 24 (29.27%) Java Card
5 23 (28.05%) Management Information System
6 22 (26.83%) PhD
6 22 (26.83%) Systems Analysis
7 18 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (19.51%) Degree
8 16 (19.51%) ITIL
8 16 (19.51%) Windows
9 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
9 14 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (14.63%) CISM
10 12 (14.63%) DRM
10 12 (14.63%) Mobile Payment
10 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
10 12 (14.63%) Data Loss Prevention
11 11 (13.41%) Security Operations
11 11 (13.41%) Mobile Application Development
11 11 (13.41%) Firewall
12 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
13 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
13 9 (10.98%) GIAC
13 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (9.76%) Identity Access Management
14 8 (9.76%) OSCP

Information Security
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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) Firewall
2 6 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (7.32%) Network Security
3 4 (4.88%) VPN
4 3 (3.66%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.44%) DNS
5 2 (2.44%) HTTP
5 2 (2.44%) MPLS
5 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 2 (2.44%) SSL
5 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.22%) LAN
6 1 (1.22%) SMS
6 1 (1.22%) VLAN
6 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Maven
2 1 (1.22%) MSTest
2 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Advertising
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Security Engineer
2 23 (28.05%) Analyst
3 21 (25.61%) Mobile Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) Security Manager
5 14 (17.07%) Security Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Information Manager
6 9 (10.98%) Information Security Manager
6 9 (10.98%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Information Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) IT Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) IT Manager
9 5 (6.10%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) Security Operations Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
1 8 (9.76%) J2EE
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Algorithms
1 24 (29.27%) Java Card
2 23 (28.05%) Management Information System
3 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
4 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
4 12 (14.63%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Unix
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Security Architecture
2 24 (29.27%) Threat Modelling
3 22 (26.83%) Systems Analysis
4 16 (19.51%) ITIL
5 14 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (14.63%) Data Loss Prevention
6 12 (14.63%) DRM
6 12 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (13.41%) Mobile Application Development
7 11 (13.41%) Security Operations
8 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
9 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
10 8 (9.76%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (9.76%) Incident Management
10 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.54%) Network Architecture
11 7 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery Management
11 7 (8.54%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) Java
2 8 (9.76%) C#
2 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) CISSP
2 22 (26.83%) PhD
3 16 (19.51%) Degree
4 12 (14.63%) CISM
5 9 (10.98%) GIAC
6 8 (9.76%) OSCP
6 8 (9.76%) SSCP
7 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.32%) CISA
9 5 (6.10%) ISACA
9 5 (6.10%) SANS
10 4 (4.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (4.88%) CEH
11 3 (3.66%) CSSLP
11 3 (3.66%) ISSAP
11 3 (3.66%) ISSEP
11 3 (3.66%) RHCA
11 3 (3.66%) VCAP
11 3 (3.66%) VCDX
11 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.32%) GDPR
3 5 (6.10%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.10%) SLA
4 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.44%) COBIT
5 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.22%) COSO
6 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Cisco
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Splunk
3 3 (3.66%) Capita
3 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.66%) Symantec
3 3 (3.66%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.22%) IronPort
4 1 (1.22%) Juniper
4 1 (1.22%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.22%) Qualys
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) SonicWALL