The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 71 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.25% 1.33% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.82% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 0
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
603 715 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 75.85% 72.88% 73.00%
Number of salaries quoted 552 613 443
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,157 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
Oxfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Oxford

Information Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) NHS
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
4 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) COBIT
5 2 (25.00%) ISMS
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) CISA
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Publishing
6 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) CRISC
6 1 (12.50%) COSO

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Information Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Information Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ISMS
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) COBIT
4 1 (12.50%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ArcSight