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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 72 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.26% 1.09% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.27% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 11
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
685 632 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 85.84% 86.10% 82.40%
Number of salaries quoted 572 517 540
Average salary £50,000 £48,743 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.57% +14.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Oxford

Information Security
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Network Security Management
2 12 (52.17%) Data Security
2 12 (52.17%) Security Management
2 12 (52.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (52.17%) Network Security
2 12 (52.17%) Security Architecture
3 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
3 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (30.43%) Publishing
3 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
3 7 (30.43%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Network Design
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.04%) CISA
5 3 (13.04%) CISM
5 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Automotive
7 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Network Security
General
1 12 (52.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (30.43%) Publishing
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Automotive
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Data Manager
1 15 (65.22%) Security Manager
2 13 (56.52%) IT Manager
3 12 (52.17%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Information Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) IT Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) IT Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Data Security
1 12 (52.17%) Network Security Management
1 12 (52.17%) Security Architecture
1 12 (52.17%) Security Management
2 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 4 (17.39%) Network Design
3 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) CISA
2 3 (13.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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