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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 83 55 112
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +57
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 25 65 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.88% 4.40% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 5.11% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 54 6
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +4.50%

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
1168 1273 1251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.75% 86.25% 89.48%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1048 1038
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £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 Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire 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 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 1 March 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 16 £55,000 +15.78%
Banbury +7 3 £40,500 -10.00%
Abingdon -3 3 - - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 28 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (32.65%) PCI DSS
2 16 (32.65%) Windows
3 15 (30.61%) Security Architecture
3 15 (30.61%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (30.61%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (30.61%) Security Operations
4 13 (26.53%) Linux
4 13 (26.53%) ITIL
5 12 (24.49%) Degree
5 12 (24.49%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (22.45%) Sophos
6 11 (22.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (22.45%) Threat Modelling
6 11 (22.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (20.41%) CISSP
7 10 (20.41%) Finance
8 9 (18.37%) Security Management
8 9 (18.37%) OSCP
8 9 (18.37%) CREST Certified
8 9 (18.37%) SANS
9 8 (16.33%) SSAE 16
9 8 (16.33%) ISO27002
9 8 (16.33%) logstash
9 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.33%) Sumo Logic
9 8 (16.33%) GPEN
9 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
9 8 (16.33%) Splunk

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (16.33%) Sumo Logic
2 5 (10.20%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Network Security
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.04%) ADSL
4 1 (2.04%) CTI
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) GPRS
4 1 (2.04%) GSM
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) ISDN
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) MRTG
4 1 (2.04%) Nortel Optivity
4 1 (2.04%) PBX
4 1 (2.04%) Symposium
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) VSAT
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
1 12 (24.49%) Security Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
4 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 8 (16.33%) Information Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) New Business Sales Executive
4 8 (16.33%) Principal Architect
4 8 (16.33%) Sales Executive
4 8 (16.33%) Security Sales Executive
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Information Officer
5 4 (8.16%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (8.16%) IT Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) IT Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Security Officer
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) OAuth
1 1 (2.04%) SAML
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Unix
4 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.16%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Continuous Improvement
1 15 (30.61%) Cybersecurity
1 15 (30.61%) Security Architecture
1 15 (30.61%) Security Operations
2 13 (26.53%) ITIL
3 12 (24.49%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (22.45%) Threat Modelling
4 11 (22.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (18.37%) Security Management
6 8 (16.33%) Open Source
7 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 7 (14.29%) Data Security
7 7 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Information Security Management
8 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.20%) Project Management
9 5 (10.20%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
1 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
1 8 (16.33%) Python
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) C++
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) CISSP
3 9 (18.37%) CREST Certified
3 9 (18.37%) OSCP
3 9 (18.37%) SANS
4 8 (16.33%) GCFA
4 8 (16.33%) GIAC
4 8 (16.33%) GPEN
5 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) CISA
7 2 (4.08%) CLAS
7 2 (4.08%) SSCP
8 1 (2.04%) CEH
8 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.04%) CISM
8 1 (2.04%) CISMP
8 1 (2.04%) CRISC
8 1 (2.04%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (32.65%) PCI DSS
3 8 (16.33%) ISO27002
3 8 (16.33%) SSAE 16
4 7 (14.29%) GDPR
5 4 (8.16%) COBIT
6 3 (6.12%) COSO
7 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (2.04%) PMO
8 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) logstash
1 8 (16.33%) WMI
2 1 (2.04%) Nessus
2 1 (2.04%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Sophos
2 8 (16.33%) Splunk
3 4 (8.16%) Apple
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.04%) Nortel
4 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago