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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 75 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.41% 1.19% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.55% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
587 581 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.76% 76.85% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 470 486 712
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Automotive
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

General
1 8 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) IT Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Security Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft