The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 74 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.42% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -1.18%
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 Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
548 713 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.43% 74.89% 74.66%
Number of salaries quoted 468 623 545
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Oxford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) CRISC
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) COSO
4 1 (16.67%) COBIT
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) COSO
3 1 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft