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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 73 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 0.11% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.14% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
561 703 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 77.38% 78.11% 79.89%
Number of salaries quoted 472 619 630
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) COSO

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) COSO
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft