Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 134 136
Rank change year-on-year +61 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 140 68 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.74% 1.87% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 2.04% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 82 49 35
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +3.15%
10th Percentile £34,900 £29,438 £28,973
90th Percentile £67,250 £64,000 £84,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -3.06%

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 3,459 3,333 3,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.31% 91.47% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,232 2,569 2,622
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +24 97 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Cambridge +11 41 £50,000 -16.67% 10
Huntingdon +6 1 £25,000 -17.58%
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 78 (55.71%) CISSP
2 74 (52.86%) Firewall
3 73 (52.14%) Retail
3 73 (52.14%) Cybersecurity
4 68 (48.57%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (44.29%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (44.29%) Wireshark
7 61 (43.57%) Symantec
8 60 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
9 52 (37.14%) Cisco
10 51 (36.43%) SIEM
10 51 (36.43%) Kalman Filter
10 51 (36.43%) Security Operations
11 49 (35.00%) Web Filtering
11 49 (35.00%) CCNP
12 48 (34.29%) Data Loss Prevention
13 47 (33.57%) RSA Security Analytics
13 47 (33.57%) Splunk
13 47 (33.57%) Analytics
14 46 (32.86%) Risk Management
14 46 (32.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 45 (32.14%) Event Correlation
16 44 (31.43%) Threat Intelligence
17 42 (30.00%) Microsoft
17 42 (30.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
18 40 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
19 38 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
20 36 (25.71%) SSCP
20 36 (25.71%) ISSAP

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 (2.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) SaaS
2 4 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.14%) IaaS
4 2 (1.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (52.86%) Firewall
2 62 (44.29%) Wireshark
3 40 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 31 (22.14%) LAN
5 30 (21.43%) WAN
6 25 (17.86%) Network Security
6 25 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 19 (13.57%) Ethernet
7 19 (13.57%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (12.14%) OSPF
9 6 (4.29%) VPN
10 5 (3.57%) VoIP
11 3 (2.14%) BGP
11 3 (2.14%) DNS
11 3 (2.14%) HTTP
11 3 (2.14%) MPLS
11 3 (2.14%) SSL
12 2 (1.43%) Wireless
General
1 73 (52.14%) Retail
2 34 (24.29%) Finance
3 6 (4.29%) Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.14%) Legal
5 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (53.57%) Analyst
2 42 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 26 (18.57%) SIEM Analyst
3 26 (18.57%) SOC Analyst
4 19 (13.57%) Security Engineer
5 18 (12.86%) SIEM Engineer
5 18 (12.86%) SOC Engineer
6 15 (10.71%) Network Analyst
7 14 (10.00%) Architect
7 14 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 14 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
7 14 (10.00%) Security Architect
7 14 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
8 11 (7.86%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (7.86%) Senior Security Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Mobile Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Application Security Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Information Officer
10 8 (5.71%) Web Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) .NET
1 2 (1.43%) J2EE
2 1 (0.71%) DirectX
2 1 (0.71%) OpenCL
2 1 (0.71%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (0.71%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 62 (44.29%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (32.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 35 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
5 17 (12.14%) Management Information System
6 14 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (8.57%) Cyber Defence
8 11 (7.86%) Computer Science
8 11 (7.86%) Data Centre
9 9 (6.43%) Algorithms
9 9 (6.43%) Driving Licence
9 9 (6.43%) Java Card
10 8 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
11 5 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (2.14%) CESG
12 3 (2.14%) Cloud Native
12 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (2.14%) Life Science
13 1 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.57%) Windows
2 5 (3.57%) Unix
2 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.14%) Cybersecurity
2 68 (48.57%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (36.43%) Kalman Filter
3 51 (36.43%) Security Operations
3 51 (36.43%) SIEM
4 49 (35.00%) Web Filtering
5 48 (34.29%) Data Loss Prevention
6 47 (33.57%) Analytics
7 46 (32.86%) Risk Management
8 45 (32.14%) Event Correlation
9 44 (31.43%) Threat Intelligence
10 42 (30.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 35 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 34 (24.29%) Cyber Intelligence
13 31 (22.14%) Trend Analysis
14 30 (21.43%) Malware Reverse Engineering
14 30 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
15 27 (19.29%) Mentoring
15 27 (19.29%) Security Architecture
16 26 (18.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.86%) Java
2 3 (2.14%) Python
3 2 (1.43%) C
3 2 (1.43%) C#
3 2 (1.43%) PHP
3 2 (1.43%) R
3 2 (1.43%) Ruby
3 2 (1.43%) SQL
3 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (55.71%) CISSP
2 67 (47.86%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (35.00%) CCNP
4 38 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (25.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 36 (25.71%) ISSAP
5 36 (25.71%) SSCP
6 35 (25.00%) CCNA
6 35 (25.00%) SANS
7 33 (23.57%) CCSP
7 33 (23.57%) CSSLP
7 33 (23.57%) GCWN
7 33 (23.57%) ISSEP
7 33 (23.57%) MCSE
7 33 (23.57%) RHCA
7 33 (23.57%) RHCE
8 30 (21.43%) CEH
9 29 (20.71%) VCAP
9 29 (20.71%) VCDX
9 29 (20.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (5.00%) GDPR
4 6 (4.29%) PCI DSS
5 5 (3.57%) SLA
6 3 (2.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.71%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (33.57%) RSA Security Analytics
2 26 (18.57%) Stealthwatch
3 5 (3.57%) SCCM
3 5 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (43.57%) Symantec
2 52 (37.14%) Cisco
3 47 (33.57%) Splunk
4 42 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 34 (24.29%) VMware
6 33 (23.57%) Red Hat
7 31 (22.14%) CheckPoint
8 14 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 14 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 12 (8.57%) Qualys
10 5 (3.57%) Avaya
10 5 (3.57%) Nortel
10 5 (3.57%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.71%) Apple
11 1 (0.71%) Nokia