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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 57 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.35% 2.56% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.00% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 4
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%

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
545 634 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 85.42% 85.33% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 436 545 536
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Oxford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 14 (56.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Threat Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) Network Security
5 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (24.00%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (24.00%) ISO27002
5 6 (24.00%) GDPR
6 5 (20.00%) CISSP
7 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) Unix
7 4 (16.00%) Marketing
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Office 365
8 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
8 3 (12.00%) Web Development
8 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (12.00%) Logistics
8 3 (12.00%) DNS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Network Security
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.00%) ADSL
3 2 (8.00%) CTI
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) FTP
3 2 (8.00%) GPRS
3 2 (8.00%) GSM
3 2 (8.00%) ISDN
3 2 (8.00%) MPLS
3 2 (8.00%) MRTG
3 2 (8.00%) Nortel Optivity
3 2 (8.00%) PBX
3 2 (8.00%) Symposium
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) VLAN
3 2 (8.00%) VSAT
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) New Business Sales Executive
1 8 (32.00%) Sales Executive
1 8 (32.00%) Security Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Security Sales Executive
2 5 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) IT Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Information Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Mac Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Mac Technician
4 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (24.00%) Threat Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (12.00%) Logistics
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Security Management
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Security
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CLAS
5 1 (4.00%) CEH
5 1 (4.00%) CISA
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) CREST Certified
5 1 (4.00%) CRISC
5 1 (4.00%) Cyber Scheme
5 1 (4.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (24.00%) GDPR
3 6 (24.00%) ISO27002
4 2 (8.00%) SLA
5 1 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
1 1 (4.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Apple
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Nortel
2 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) SAP