Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 139 126
Rank change year-on-year +74 -13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 129 76 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.18% 1.78% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 1.89% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 76 35 64
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £34,900 £27,489 £28,944
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £82,500
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £56,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.42% +26.11% -10.00%

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 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 2,831 4,012 3,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.77% 93.76% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,040 3,047 2,519
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Peterborough +45 105 £36,000 -26.15% 8
Cambridge -1 19 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Huntingdon +7 2 £25,000 -17.58%
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 90 (69.77%) Firewall
2 86 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (65.89%) Retail
3 85 (65.89%) Problem-Solving
4 79 (61.24%) Self-Motivation
5 78 (60.47%) Symantec
5 78 (60.47%) Wireshark
6 66 (51.16%) CISSP
7 62 (48.06%) Kalman Filter
8 59 (45.74%) Cybersecurity
8 59 (45.74%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (45.74%) CheckPoint
8 59 (45.74%) CCNA
9 58 (44.96%) Cisco
9 58 (44.96%) Web Filtering
10 57 (44.19%) CCNP
11 55 (42.64%) Stealthwatch
12 50 (38.76%) Security Operations
12 50 (38.76%) SIEM
12 50 (38.76%) Threat Intelligence
13 49 (37.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 48 (37.21%) Data Loss Prevention
14 48 (37.21%) Risk Management
15 47 (36.43%) Event Correlation
15 47 (36.43%) Cyber Intelligence
15 47 (36.43%) Splunk
15 47 (36.43%) Cyberthreat
15 47 (36.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 47 (36.43%) RSA Security Analytics
15 47 (36.43%) Analytics

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (69.77%) Firewall
2 78 (60.47%) Wireshark
3 43 (33.33%) LAN
4 41 (31.78%) WAN
5 38 (29.46%) TCP/IP
6 37 (28.68%) Network Security
7 35 (27.13%) Ethernet
7 35 (27.13%) Wi-Fi
8 33 (25.58%) OSPF
9 30 (23.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (4.65%) VPN
11 4 (3.10%) VoIP
12 3 (2.33%) Wireless
13 2 (1.55%) BGP
14 1 (0.78%) DNS
14 1 (0.78%) HTTP
14 1 (0.78%) MPLS
14 1 (0.78%) SSL
General
1 85 (65.89%) Retail
2 15 (11.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.55%) Advertising
5 2 (1.55%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (65.89%) Analyst
2 40 (31.01%) Security Analyst
3 31 (24.03%) Network Analyst
3 31 (24.03%) Network Security Analyst
4 18 (13.95%) SIEM Analyst
4 18 (13.95%) SIEM Engineer
4 18 (13.95%) SOC Analyst
4 18 (13.95%) SOC Engineer
5 15 (11.63%) Security Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Security Architect
7 7 (5.43%) Mobile Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) Security Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Information Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Information Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) LAN Security Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) .NET
1 3 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (0.78%) DirectX
2 1 (0.78%) HTML
2 1 (0.78%) OpenCL
2 1 (0.78%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (0.78%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 79 (61.24%) Self-Motivation
2 59 (45.74%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (37.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 47 (36.43%) Cyberthreat
5 26 (20.16%) Security Operations Centre
6 24 (18.60%) Cyber Defence
7 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
8 11 (8.53%) Driving Licence
9 6 (4.65%) Algorithms
9 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
9 6 (4.65%) Java Card
10 4 (3.10%) CESG
10 4 (3.10%) Cloud Native
10 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
10 4 (3.10%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.78%) Life Science
11 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (65.89%) Problem-Solving
2 62 (48.06%) Kalman Filter
3 59 (45.74%) Cybersecurity
4 58 (44.96%) Web Filtering
5 50 (38.76%) Security Operations
5 50 (38.76%) SIEM
5 50 (38.76%) Threat Intelligence
6 48 (37.21%) Data Loss Prevention
6 48 (37.21%) Risk Management
7 47 (36.43%) Analytics
7 47 (36.43%) Cyber Intelligence
7 47 (36.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 47 (36.43%) Event Correlation
8 35 (27.13%) Network Management
9 33 (25.58%) Security Management
10 31 (24.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 27 (20.93%) Mentoring
12 24 (18.60%) Information Management
13 23 (17.83%) Computer Forensics
13 23 (17.83%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.98%) Java
2 5 (3.88%) Python
3 4 (3.10%) SQL
4 3 (2.33%) C
4 3 (2.33%) C#
4 3 (2.33%) PHP
4 3 (2.33%) Ruby
4 3 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.55%) R
6 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (51.16%) CISSP
3 59 (45.74%) CCNA
4 57 (44.19%) CCNP
5 31 (24.03%) CCSA
5 31 (24.03%) CEH
6 27 (20.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 27 (20.93%) ISSAP
6 27 (20.93%) SSCP
7 25 (19.38%) SANS
8 24 (18.60%) GCFA
8 24 (18.60%) GCFE
8 24 (18.60%) GCIA
8 24 (18.60%) GCIH
8 24 (18.60%) GREM
8 24 (18.60%) GSEC
9 23 (17.83%) GCWN
9 23 (17.83%) ISSEP
9 23 (17.83%) RHCA
9 23 (17.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.65%) SLA
4 5 (3.88%) COBIT
5 3 (2.33%) GDPR
6 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.78%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (42.64%) Stealthwatch
2 47 (36.43%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) EnCase
3 1 (0.78%) FTK
3 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 78 (60.47%) Symantec
2 59 (45.74%) CheckPoint
3 58 (44.96%) Cisco
4 47 (36.43%) Splunk
5 31 (24.03%) Palo Alto
5 31 (24.03%) SolarWinds
6 24 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 24 (18.60%) Qualys
6 24 (18.60%) VMware
7 23 (17.83%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.10%) Avaya
8 4 (3.10%) Nortel
8 4 (3.10%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.78%) Apple
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Nuix
9 1 (0.78%) Veeam