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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 112 103
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 28 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.48% 0.91% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.03% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 23
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,306 £37,100 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £53,272
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1667 1656 1860
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.29% 88.79% 85.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1364 1556
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +4 10 £51,250 +20.58% 2
Cambridge -11 9 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Huntingdon - 2 £23,093 -
St Neots - 1 £52,500 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 14 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
3 12 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (18.75%) Windows
5 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.67%) CISSP
5 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (12.50%) SIEM
7 6 (12.50%) Database Security
7 6 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (12.50%) NIST 800
7 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.50%) Linux
7 6 (12.50%) HTML
7 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.50%) SQL
7 6 (12.50%) .NET
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (12.50%) CSS
7 6 (12.50%) COBIT
7 6 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 6 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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 2 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) IT Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Consultant
2 6 (12.50%) Developer
2 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Graduate
3 5 (10.42%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) IT Services Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Professional Services Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Professional Services Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Audit Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Compliance Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Junior
4 4 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
1 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 6 (12.50%) CSS
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) HTML5
2 4 (8.33%) jQuery
3 3 (6.25%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.08%) BYOD
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (16.67%) Project Management
2 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 6 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (12.50%) Database Security
3 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.50%) SIEM
3 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.42%) Cross-Browser Development
4 5 (10.42%) Information Security Management
4 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.42%) Security Management
4 5 (10.42%) Time Management
4 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) CISSP
3 4 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (8.33%) CISM
3 4 (8.33%) CISMP
3 4 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 4 (8.33%) PCI QSA
4 2 (4.17%) CEH
4 2 (4.17%) GIAC
4 2 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) CISA
5 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.08%) IISP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.50%) COBIT
2 6 (12.50%) NIST 800
3 5 (10.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (6.25%) SLA
6 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
7 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.08%) CSIRT
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Qualys
2 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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