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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 75 66
Rank change year-on-year +38 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 42 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.91% 1.34% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 1.47% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 50 10 7
Median salary £55,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% +14.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 644 679 646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 90.58% 91.14% 81.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 3112 2058
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (76.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (70.00%) PCI DSS
2 35 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (58.00%) Business Development
4 25 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (26.00%) CISSP
6 10 (20.00%) Degree
6 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 8 (16.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (16.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 8 (16.00%) Retail
7 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.00%) Driving Licence
9 6 (12.00%) Cyber Scheme
9 6 (12.00%) CHECK Team Member
9 6 (12.00%) CREST Certified
9 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (12.00%) OSCP
9 6 (12.00%) SaaS
9 6 (12.00%) Social Engineering
9 6 (12.00%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (12.00%) Finance
9 6 (12.00%) Web Services
9 6 (12.00%) Nessus
9 6 (12.00%) CEH
9 6 (12.00%) OWASP
9 6 (12.00%) Metasploit

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) SaaS
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (16.00%) Retail
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Business Development Manager
1 25 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 25 (50.00%) Development Manager
2 12 (24.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Information Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Information Security Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Audit Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Compliance Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) New Business Sales Executive
5 4 (8.00%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Principal Security Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Sales Executive
5 4 (8.00%) Security Sales Executive
6 2 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.00%) Cyber Defence
2 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) CESG
3 4 (8.00%) Life Science
3 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (58.00%) Business Development
3 25 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.00%) OWASP
6 6 (12.00%) Social Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Business Transformation
7 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance
7 4 (8.00%) Presales
7 4 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (8.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.00%) Time Management
7 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
1 2 (4.00%) C++
1 2 (4.00%) Java
1 2 (4.00%) Perl
1 2 (4.00%) Ruby
1 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) CISSP
2 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 6 (12.00%) CEH
4 6 (12.00%) CHECK Team Member
4 6 (12.00%) CREST Certified
4 6 (12.00%) Cyber Scheme
4 6 (12.00%) OSCP
5 5 (10.00%) CISA
5 5 (10.00%) CISM
6 4 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (8.00%) CISMP
6 4 (8.00%) CLAS
6 4 (8.00%) DBS Check
6 4 (8.00%) PCI QSA
6 4 (8.00%) Tigerscheme
7 3 (6.00%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (76.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (70.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (16.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (8.00%) COBIT
4 4 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (8.00%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Nessus
2 2 (4.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) hybris
1 4 (8.00%) MuleSoft
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle
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