The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 90 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 34 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.23% 0.65% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.87% 2.18% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 30
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £34,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Security Cleared
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
432 459 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.35% 30.04% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 361 320 520
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Oxfordshire region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +9 4 - -
Banbury +2 4 £40,500 +19.11%
Kidlington - 3 £32,500 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared.

1 59 (60.82%) Windows
2 48 (49.48%) DV Cleared
3 47 (48.45%) C
4 45 (46.39%) Penetration Testing
5 44 (45.36%) Nmap
5 44 (45.36%) Nessus
5 44 (45.36%) Java
5 44 (45.36%) Python
6 42 (43.30%) C++
6 42 (43.30%) Telecoms
7 36 (37.11%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (31.96%) SC Cleared
9 30 (30.93%) Ethical Hacking
10 23 (23.71%) VxWorks
10 23 (23.71%) Metasploit
11 22 (22.68%) BPSS Clearance
12 21 (21.65%) Coverity
12 21 (21.65%) Degree
13 20 (20.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 19 (19.59%) Linux
14 19 (19.59%) Windows Server
15 18 (18.56%) OpenVAS
15 18 (18.56%) Qualys
16 17 (17.53%) SQL
17 16 (16.49%) .NET
17 16 (16.49%) GIAC
17 16 (16.49%) CEH
17 16 (16.49%) OWASP
17 16 (16.49%) Embedded Systems
17 16 (16.49%) OSCP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.03%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Lorenzo
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Network Security
2 6 (6.19%) BGP
2 6 (6.19%) MPLS
2 6 (6.19%) OSPF
3 5 (5.15%) Broadband
4 1 (1.03%) RS-232
4 1 (1.03%) RS-422
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) Electronic Patient Records
2 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.03%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (43.30%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.34%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (27.84%) Analyst
2 24 (24.74%) Security Analyst
3 23 (23.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 17 (17.53%) Tester
5 12 (12.37%) Security Tester
6 9 (9.28%) Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Support Supervisor
7 6 (6.19%) Telecoms Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) 1st Line Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.12%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Specialist
10 3 (3.09%) Security Product Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) .NET
2 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.09%) CSS
3 3 (3.09%) HTML
3 3 (3.09%) Middleware
4 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.06%) WinForms
5 1 (1.03%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (6.19%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.19%) Life Science
2 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.19%) NHS
3 3 (3.09%) BBC
4 2 (2.06%) Robotics
5 1 (1.03%) CESG
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (60.82%) Windows
2 23 (23.71%) VxWorks
3 19 (19.59%) Linux
3 19 (19.59%) Windows Server
4 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.09%) CentOS
6 3 (3.09%) Debian
6 3 (3.09%) Fedora
6 3 (3.09%) Solaris
6 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.09%) Unix
7 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (37.11%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (30.93%) Ethical Hacking
4 20 (20.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (16.49%) OWASP
6 13 (13.40%) ITIL
6 13 (13.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.19%) Network Design
7 6 (6.19%) Threat Modelling
8 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.09%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.09%) DevOps
9 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.09%) Information Security
9 3 (3.09%) Security Testing
9 3 (3.09%) SOA
9 3 (3.09%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.45%) C
2 44 (45.36%) Java
2 44 (45.36%) Python
3 42 (43.30%) C++
4 17 (17.53%) SQL
5 13 (13.40%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.19%) Perl
8 4 (4.12%) C#
9 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (49.48%) DV Cleared
2 31 (31.96%) SC Cleared
3 22 (22.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (21.65%) Degree
5 16 (16.49%) CEH
5 16 (16.49%) GIAC
5 16 (16.49%) OSCP
6 15 (15.46%) CREST Certified
7 3 (3.09%) CHECK Team Leader
7 3 (3.09%) GPEN
8 1 (1.03%) CISSP
8 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) GxP
1 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (45.36%) Nessus
1 44 (45.36%) Nmap
2 18 (18.56%) OpenVAS
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Coverity
2 18 (18.56%) Qualys
3 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.09%) Capita
4 3 (3.09%) Hyperion
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.09%) Sun
4 3 (3.09%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Google