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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 103 96 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 21 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.36% 1.48% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.75% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 4
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +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
1380 1254 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 89.32% 84.10% 84.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1014 1113
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Abingdon -6 10 - - 1
Oxford -16 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Kidlington - 2 £35,500 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (45.24%) CISSP
3 15 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (33.33%) ITIL
5 13 (30.95%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (23.81%) Sophos
6 10 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (23.81%) Security Operations
6 10 (23.81%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (23.81%) Threat Modelling
7 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (21.43%) Finance
8 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
8 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
8 8 (19.05%) Degree
9 7 (16.67%) CISM
9 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 6 (14.29%) Firewall
10 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 6 (14.29%) Network Security
11 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
11 5 (11.90%) Information Assurance
11 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.90%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.90%) SLA
11 5 (11.90%) SQLPlus
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification

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 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
1 6 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) ADSL
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) CTI
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) GPRS
3 1 (2.38%) GSM
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) ISDN
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
3 1 (2.38%) MRTG
3 1 (2.38%) PBX
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQLPlus
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 8 (19.05%) IT Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Service Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Security Officer
8 2 (4.76%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) Help Desk Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Information Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Information Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) CESG
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
1 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 14 (33.33%) ITIL
3 13 (30.95%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (23.81%) Security Operations
4 10 (23.81%) Threat Modelling
5 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
7 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
8 5 (11.90%) Compliance Management
8 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
8 5 (11.90%) Information Assurance
9 4 (9.52%) Coaching
9 4 (9.52%) Line Management
9 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.52%) People Management
9 4 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) CISSP
2 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 7 (16.67%) CISM
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) GCIA
5 4 (9.52%) GCIH
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.76%) SSCP
7 1 (2.38%) CISA
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.90%) SLA
4 4 (9.52%) COBIT
5 3 (7.14%) COSO
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Sophos
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Nortel
4 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago