Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 143 149
Rank change year-on-year +29 +6 -22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 102 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.39% 1.31% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.46% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 66 58 39
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% +3.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £85,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

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 3,941 3,214 3,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.49% 89.50% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,535 2,465 2,875
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +25 58 £45,000 -12.20% 4
Cambridge -4 35 £55,000 -8.33% 7
St Neots -11 5 £40,000 -23.81%
Huntingdon +3 3 £25,000 +8.26%
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 51 (50.00%) CISSP
1 51 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (28.43%) Firewall
3 28 (27.45%) Finance
3 28 (27.45%) GIAC
3 28 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (24.51%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (24.51%) Security Architecture
4 25 (24.51%) CISM
5 24 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 24 (23.53%) SIEM
6 23 (22.55%) Security Operations
7 22 (21.57%) Data Loss Prevention
7 22 (21.57%) ITIL
7 22 (21.57%) Retail
7 22 (21.57%) CEH
8 20 (19.61%) Windows
8 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (18.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 19 (18.63%) Management Information System
9 19 (18.63%) Splunk
9 19 (18.63%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (18.63%) Wireshark
10 18 (17.65%) Analytics
10 18 (17.65%) Cisco
10 18 (17.65%) Symantec
10 18 (17.65%) RSA Security Analytics
11 17 (16.67%) Event Correlation

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 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Office 365
1 5 (4.90%) SaaS
2 4 (3.92%) IaaS
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.43%) Firewall
2 19 (18.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 19 (18.63%) Wireshark
3 13 (12.75%) Network Security
4 12 (11.76%) LAN
5 11 (10.78%) WAN
6 9 (8.82%) VPN
7 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.90%) DNS
8 5 (4.90%) HTTP
8 5 (4.90%) MPLS
8 5 (4.90%) SSL
9 3 (2.94%) Wireless
10 1 (0.98%) BGP
10 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.98%) OSPF
10 1 (0.98%) SAN
10 1 (0.98%) SMS
10 1 (0.98%) VoIP
10 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) JIRA
1 1 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 22 (21.57%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Analyst
2 30 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 21 (20.59%) Operations Analyst
3 21 (20.59%) Security Operations Analyst
4 14 (13.73%) Security Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Security Manager
6 11 (10.78%) IT Analyst
6 11 (10.78%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Architect
7 10 (9.80%) Security Architect
8 9 (8.82%) Information Security Engineer
8 9 (8.82%) IT Security Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) Application Security Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) Firewall Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) Information Manager
9 8 (7.84%) Information Security Officer
9 8 (7.84%) IT Operations Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) Security Officer
9 8 (7.84%) Web Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) .NET
1 5 (4.90%) J2EE
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (18.63%) Management Information System
3 16 (15.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 14 (13.73%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.82%) Data Centre
6 8 (7.84%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (5.88%) Algorithms
7 6 (5.88%) Java Card
8 4 (3.92%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.96%) Life Science
10 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.61%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.92%) Unix
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (24.51%) Security Architecture
3 24 (23.53%) SIEM
4 23 (22.55%) Security Operations
5 22 (21.57%) Data Loss Prevention
5 22 (21.57%) ITIL
6 20 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (18.63%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (17.65%) Analytics
9 17 (16.67%) Event Correlation
10 16 (15.69%) Computer Security
10 16 (15.69%) Web Filtering
11 15 (14.71%) Risk Management
12 14 (13.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 13 (12.75%) Security Management
13 13 (12.75%) Trend Analysis
14 11 (10.78%) Data Protection
14 11 (10.78%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (10.78%) Identity Management
15 10 (9.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) Java
2 5 (4.90%) C#
2 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
3 4 (3.92%) SQL
4 2 (1.96%) C
5 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (50.00%) CISSP
2 28 (27.45%) GIAC
3 25 (24.51%) CISM
4 24 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (21.57%) CEH
6 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (16.67%) CCNP
7 17 (16.67%) SSCP
8 16 (15.69%) SANS
9 15 (14.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 15 (14.71%) CCSP
9 15 (14.71%) CSSLP
9 15 (14.71%) Degree
9 15 (14.71%) GCWN
9 15 (14.71%) ISSAP
9 15 (14.71%) ISSEP
9 15 (14.71%) MCSE
9 15 (14.71%) RHCA
9 15 (14.71%) RHCE
10 13 (12.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (11.76%) GDPR
3 8 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (6.86%) PCI DSS
5 4 (3.92%) COBIT
6 3 (2.94%) ISO 9001
6 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (2.94%) SLA
7 1 (0.98%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) Docker
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (17.65%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (4.90%) SCCM
2 5 (4.90%) SCOM
3 1 (0.98%) Ansible
3 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.63%) Splunk
3 18 (17.65%) Cisco
3 18 (17.65%) Symantec
4 16 (15.69%) VMware
5 15 (14.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.94%) Capita
7 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.98%) Avaya
8 1 (0.98%) IronPort
8 1 (0.98%) Juniper
8 1 (0.98%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.98%) Nokia
8 1 (0.98%) Nortel
8 1 (0.98%) Qualys
8 1 (0.98%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL