The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 24 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 8.94% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 0.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £50,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Information Security
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 108 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 87.15% 83.08% 72.31%
Number of salaries quoted 88 86 44
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Information Security
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Abingdon region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Abingdon

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) Sophos
4 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (29.63%) ITIL
6 8 (29.63%) SLA
7 7 (25.93%) Line Management
7 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
8 6 (22.22%) SIEM
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (22.22%) Anomaly Detection
8 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (22.22%) People Management
8 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
8 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (22.22%) Security Operations
8 6 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (22.22%) Security Management
8 6 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (18.52%) C#
9 5 (18.52%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) Perl
9 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) BGP
4 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
4 2 (7.41%) IPsec
4 2 (7.41%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) Intranet
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
2 4 (14.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) IT Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) IT Security Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) IT Support
2 5 (18.52%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Security Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Security Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Security Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Information Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Line Management
2 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
3 6 (22.22%) Anomaly Detection
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (22.22%) People Management
3 6 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Security Management
3 6 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 6 (22.22%) SIEM
3 6 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
3 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCIE
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) GIAC
4 1 (3.70%) GSEC
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
2 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (14.81%) ISO22301
4 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
1 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Icinga
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Sophos
2 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
2 5 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Facebook
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