Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 123 138
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15 -41
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 72 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.71% 1.70% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.93% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 63 50
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +4.65% -14.00%
10th Percentile £29,438 £28,915 £37,725
90th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £53,250
East of England median annual salary £56,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +24.44% -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 3891 3058 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.18% 88.30% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2977 2517 3147
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -16 61 £41,250 -8.33% 5
Peterborough -11 5 £48,750 +8.33% 6
Huntingdon +12 4 £30,333 -19.11%
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 34 (47.22%) Security Architecture
2 29 (40.28%) Algorithms
2 29 (40.28%) Threat Modelling
2 29 (40.28%) Java
2 29 (40.28%) Java Card
3 28 (38.89%) PhD
4 27 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
5 17 (23.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (23.61%) CISSP
6 15 (20.83%) DRM
6 15 (20.83%) Mobile App
6 15 (20.83%) Mobile Application Development
6 15 (20.83%) Mobile Payment
7 13 (18.06%) Firewall
8 12 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 9 (12.50%) ITIL
9 9 (12.50%) PCI DSS
10 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.11%) Cisco
10 8 (11.11%) CISM
11 7 (9.72%) Service Management
11 7 (9.72%) Information Security Management
11 7 (9.72%) Security Management
11 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
11 7 (9.72%) Network Architecture
11 7 (9.72%) IT Strategy
12 6 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
12 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.33%) Linux

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) Firewall
2 6 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.39%) VoIP
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
General
1 5 (6.94%) Retail
1 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Security Engineer
2 22 (30.56%) Mobile Engineer
3 16 (22.22%) Analyst
4 15 (20.83%) Security Analyst
5 14 (19.44%) Information Analyst
5 14 (19.44%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Consultant
6 8 (11.11%) Security Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.94%) Security Manager
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Information Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Graduate
9 4 (5.56%) Information Security Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Head of IT
10 3 (4.17%) Information Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.39%) Classic ASP
1 1 (1.39%) CSS
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
1 1 (1.39%) HTML5
1 1 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.28%) Algorithms
1 29 (40.28%) Java Card
2 15 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 15 (20.83%) Mobile Payment
3 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.94%) iPad
5 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) BYOD
7 1 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.39%) Life Science
7 1 (1.39%) NHS
7 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Security Architecture
2 29 (40.28%) Threat Modelling
3 27 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
4 15 (20.83%) DRM
4 15 (20.83%) Mobile Application Development
5 12 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (12.50%) ITIL
7 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.72%) Information Security Management
8 7 (9.72%) IT Strategy
8 7 (9.72%) Network Architecture
8 7 (9.72%) Security Management
8 7 (9.72%) Service Management
9 6 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.33%) ITSM
9 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.94%) Data Encryption
10 5 (6.94%) Security Operations
10 5 (6.94%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) C#
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) PhD
2 17 (23.61%) CISSP
3 8 (11.11%) CISM
4 6 (8.33%) SSCP
5 4 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.39%) CISA
7 1 (1.39%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.39%) ISACA
7 1 (1.39%) MCSE
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.39%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.56%) GDPR
4 3 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (4.17%) SLA
5 1 (1.39%) COBIT
5 1 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.39%) GxP
5 1 (1.39%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.39%) QA
5 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.39%) CSIRT
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Cisco
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Capita
3 1 (1.39%) Citrix
3 1 (1.39%) SAP