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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 109 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.32% 0.52% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.70% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,060 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -1.18%
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
1205 1291 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.04% 73.94% 72.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1135 1023
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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
Bicester - 2 £32,500 -
Oxford +7 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) CISM
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) NHS
4 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) COBIT
6 3 (20.00%) CRISC
6 3 (20.00%) COSO
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (13.33%) QlikView
7 2 (13.33%) ISMS
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) VB
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
7 2 (13.33%) Data Security
7 2 (13.33%) Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Information Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Information Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Information Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) NHS
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) ISMS
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
1 7 (46.67%) CISM
2 3 (20.00%) CRISC
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (20.00%) COBIT
3 3 (20.00%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft