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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 74 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 59 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.65% 0.83% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 0.95% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 47 12 18
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £73,800 £55,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
1387 1262 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.78% 87.28% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1107 1062 1086
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +1 17 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Abingdon +7 16 £50,500 -8.18% 3
Thame - 11 £39,000 - 2
Banbury - 3 £45,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (40.66%) Windows
2 34 (37.36%) CISSP
3 29 (31.87%) Firewall
4 27 (29.67%) Network Security
5 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 26 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (25.27%) ITIL
7 20 (21.98%) Data Security
8 19 (20.88%) Security Management
8 19 (20.88%) Finance
9 18 (19.78%) Security Architecture
9 18 (19.78%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (17.58%) Threat Modelling
10 16 (17.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
11 15 (16.48%) Network Security Management
11 15 (16.48%) CISM
12 12 (13.19%) VMware
12 12 (13.19%) Sophos
13 11 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (12.09%) Linux
13 11 (12.09%) CESG
13 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (10.99%) SIEM
14 10 (10.99%) ISO27002
14 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (9.89%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (9.89%) SLA
15 9 (9.89%) Cisco
15 9 (9.89%) Risk Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (4.40%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Office 365
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) Firewall
2 27 (29.67%) Network Security
3 3 (3.30%) BGP
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.30%) VPN
4 2 (2.20%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.20%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) IPsec
4 2 (2.20%) SSL
4 2 (2.20%) WAN
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.10%) Intranet
5 1 (1.10%) LAN
5 1 (1.10%) MPLS
5 1 (1.10%) SAN
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.49%) Mercurial
2 4 (4.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 16 (17.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (7.69%) Publishing
4 5 (5.49%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Automotive
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) IT Manager
2 21 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 16 (17.58%) Data Manager
4 13 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
5 9 (9.89%) Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Security Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Information Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (6.59%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) IT Security Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) IT Support
9 5 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Operations Support Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Security Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Security Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) CESG
2 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.20%) Social Media
8 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.10%) FMCG
8 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.66%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.49%) Unix
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) ITIL
2 20 (21.98%) Data Security
3 19 (20.88%) Security Management
4 18 (19.78%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (19.78%) Security Architecture
5 16 (17.58%) Threat Modelling
6 15 (16.48%) Network Security Management
7 11 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.99%) SIEM
9 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (9.89%) Data Protection
9 9 (9.89%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.89%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (8.79%) Security Operations
10 8 (8.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (7.69%) Line Management
11 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
11 7 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.49%) C#
2 5 (5.49%) Java
2 5 (5.49%) Perl
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 3 (3.30%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (37.36%) CISSP
2 15 (16.48%) CISM
3 8 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.59%) CCIE
5 4 (4.40%) CCNA
5 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.30%) CCNP
6 3 (3.30%) CISA
7 2 (2.20%) Degree
7 2 (2.20%) GCIA
7 2 (2.20%) GCIH
7 2 (2.20%) SANS
8 1 (1.10%) GIAC
8 1 (1.10%) GSEC
8 1 (1.10%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.99%) ISO27002
3 9 (9.89%) SLA
4 8 (8.79%) PCI DSS
5 5 (5.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (4.40%) ISO22301
7 3 (3.30%) COBIT
7 3 (3.30%) COSO
8 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Icinga
1 4 (4.40%) Nagios
2 2 (2.20%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.19%) Sophos
2 12 (13.19%) VMware
3 9 (9.89%) Cisco
4 7 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.49%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.20%) Facebook
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £41000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Thame
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Thame
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago