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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 25 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.64% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 6
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
1275 1236 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.72% 81.37% 76.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1047 1142
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +11 16 £42,500 - 1
Abingdon - 5 £44,000 - 3
Banbury - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
4 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) Service Management
4 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (25.00%) ERP
5 9 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Nagios
7 6 (16.67%) Firewall
7 6 (16.67%) Windows
7 6 (16.67%) IIS
7 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (16.67%) Software Deployment
7 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (13.89%) Icinga
8 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.89%) VMware
8 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
9 4 (11.11%) Change Management
9 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.11%) SLA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Administrator
2 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 4 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 2 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Network Technician
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
1 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) SUSE
3 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Service Management
2 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 9 (25.00%) ERP
3 9 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.78%) Security Management
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.78%) ISMS
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CCIE
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) GIAC
2 1 (2.78%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Nagios
2 5 (13.89%) Icinga
3 2 (5.56%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Intel
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Sophos
4 2 (5.56%) Websense
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: From £32,000 to £54,000 per annum Plus benefits. Salary dependent on e
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000 per annum + (inc on-call) + 5% bonus
Posted: 17 days ago