Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 104 107
Rank change year-on-year +36 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 49 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.13% 1.16% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 1.31% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 48 15 34
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +29.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,400 £40,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,000 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.00% +17.33%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1427 1295 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.07% 88.04% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1125 1120
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,650 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.36%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Oxford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Oxford.

Salary trend for Information Security in Oxford

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Oxford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 42 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (69.39%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (55.10%) PCI DSS
5 25 (51.02%) Business Development
6 14 (28.57%) OSCP
6 14 (28.57%) CREST Certified
7 10 (20.41%) Network Security
8 9 (18.37%) Linux
9 8 (16.33%) Degree
9 8 (16.33%) Information Assurance
9 8 (16.33%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (12.24%) OWASP
10 6 (12.24%) Metasploit
10 6 (12.24%) SaaS
10 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
10 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
10 6 (12.24%) Cyber Scheme
10 6 (12.24%) CHECK Team Member
10 6 (12.24%) Social Engineering
10 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
10 6 (12.24%) Web Services
10 6 (12.24%) Windows
10 6 (12.24%) Nessus
10 6 (12.24%) CEH
11 5 (10.20%) VMware
11 5 (10.20%) DBS Check
12 4 (8.16%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (6.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) SaaS
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Network Security
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) IPv4
3 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) IPv6
4 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (6.12%) Aerospace
1 3 (6.12%) Automotive
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
1 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Business Development Manager
1 25 (51.02%) Business Manager
1 25 (51.02%) Development Manager
2 11 (22.45%) Penetration Tester
2 11 (22.45%) Tester
3 3 (6.12%) Consultant
3 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) Security Consultant
3 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Information Analyst
4 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Linux Scripter
4 2 (4.08%) Linux Server Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
4 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.12%) Life Science
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.04%) Debian
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (69.39%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (51.02%) Business Development
4 8 (16.33%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (16.33%) Information Assurance
5 6 (12.24%) OWASP
5 6 (12.24%) Social Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Logistics
6 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.12%) Network Design
6 3 (6.12%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.08%) Line Management
7 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) SIEM
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) C
1 3 (6.12%) C++
1 3 (6.12%) Java
1 3 (6.12%) Perl
1 3 (6.12%) Ruby
1 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) CREST Certified
1 14 (28.57%) OSCP
2 8 (16.33%) Degree
3 6 (12.24%) CEH
3 6 (12.24%) CHECK Team Member
3 6 (12.24%) Cyber Scheme
3 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) DBS Check
5 3 (6.12%) CHECK Team Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (6.12%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (55.10%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (6.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (4.08%) QA
5 2 (4.08%) SLA
6 1 (2.04%) GDPR
6 1 (2.04%) IASME
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Nessus
2 3 (6.12%) Nmap
3 2 (4.08%) Cacti
3 2 (4.08%) Nagios
3 2 (4.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) VMware
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft