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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 112 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.36% 1.02% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.28% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 18
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1151 1247 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.16% 79.48% 78.83%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1029 1268
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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 -2 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Abingdon - 1 £55,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) Automotive
4 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.67%) CISSP
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (16.67%) Security Management
8 3 (12.50%) BS7799
8 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
8 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) COBIT
9 2 (8.33%) Finance
9 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
9 2 (8.33%) Change Control
9 2 (8.33%) CISA
9 2 (8.33%) CISM
9 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
9 2 (8.33%) Data Security
9 2 (8.33%) Banking
10 1 (4.17%) Data Management
10 1 (4.17%) Nessus

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (37.50%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) IT Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) IT Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Server Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (16.67%) Security Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Security
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.17%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) CISA
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) COBIT
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.50%) BS7799
2 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Coverity