The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 110 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.48% 0.55% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.73% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Average salary £52,500 £34,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £34,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Information Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1157 1377 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.65% 76.42% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1194 1300
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Oxfordshire region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +19 3 £53,750 +55.79% 2
Abingdon -14 1 £50,000 +44.92%
Banbury - 1 £25,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (15.38%) QlikView
4 2 (15.38%) Data Security
4 2 (15.38%) Intranet
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Security Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Security Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ISMS
4 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CISA
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Coverity
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago