Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 43 121
Rank change year-on-year -36 +78 +57
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 102 173 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.29% 6.21% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 6.98% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 64 109 36
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +41.18% +63.46%
10th Percentile £28,601 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £110,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%

Cybersecurity 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2745 2477 3022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.43% 88.91% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 1972 2426
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,825 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,375 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Oxfordshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Oxfordshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Oxfordshire

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +20 43 £40,000 -13.51%
Abingdon -11 27 £31,239 - 3
Banbury -4 21 £55,000 -31.25%
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 70 (68.63%) Penetration Testing
2 39 (38.24%) Windows
3 36 (35.29%) Linux
4 34 (33.33%) Information Security
5 32 (31.37%) C
6 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 28 (27.45%) Sophos
8 27 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (26.47%) Ethical Hacking
9 26 (25.49%) DV Cleared
9 26 (25.49%) Open Source
10 25 (24.51%) Python
11 22 (21.57%) Telecoms
12 20 (19.61%) Unix
12 20 (19.61%) PCI DSS
13 18 (17.65%) Business Development
13 18 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 18 (17.65%) C++
14 17 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 17 (16.67%) Network Security
15 16 (15.69%) Security Operations
15 16 (15.69%) VxWorks
16 15 (14.71%) Publishing
16 15 (14.71%) Java
16 15 (14.71%) Degree
16 15 (14.71%) Malware Analysis
17 14 (13.73%) Cyber Attack
17 14 (13.73%) Reverse Engineering
17 14 (13.73%) Blog
17 14 (13.73%) Internet

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.67%) Network Security
2 14 (13.73%) Internet
3 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.80%) DNS
4 10 (9.80%) Ethernet
4 10 (9.80%) Firewall
4 10 (9.80%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (9.80%) SS7
4 10 (9.80%) VoLTE
5 9 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (8.82%) VPN
6 7 (6.86%) BGP
7 4 (3.92%) Broadband
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.98%) IPv6
8 1 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Metasploit
2 4 (3.92%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 22 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.71%) Publishing
3 6 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.96%) Automotive
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Analyst
2 18 (17.65%) Business Development Manager
2 18 (17.65%) Business Manager
2 18 (17.65%) Development Manager
3 17 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 17 (16.67%) Security Researcher
4 15 (14.71%) Network Engineer
5 13 (12.75%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 12 (11.76%) Security Engineer
7 10 (9.80%) Core Network Engineer
7 10 (9.80%) IP Engineer
7 10 (9.80%) IP Network Engineer
7 10 (9.80%) Penetration Tester
7 10 (9.80%) RAN Engineer
7 10 (9.80%) Tester
7 10 (9.80%) VoLTE Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 8 (7.84%) Security Specialist
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.73%) Blog
2 14 (13.73%) Cyber Attack
3 12 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (9.80%) Data Centre
4 10 (9.80%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.96%) Life Science
8 1 (0.98%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.24%) Windows
2 36 (35.29%) Linux
3 20 (19.61%) Unix
4 16 (15.69%) VxWorks
5 10 (9.80%) Android
6 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.98%) Debian
7 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (68.63%) Penetration Testing
2 34 (33.33%) Information Security
3 27 (26.47%) Ethical Hacking
4 26 (25.49%) Open Source
5 18 (17.65%) Business Development
5 18 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 16 (15.69%) Security Operations
7 15 (14.71%) Malware Analysis
8 14 (13.73%) Reverse Engineering
9 13 (12.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (9.80%) Network Design
12 9 (8.82%) Security Testing
12 9 (8.82%) Source Code Analysis
13 8 (7.84%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (7.84%) Information Assurance
13 8 (7.84%) IT Strategy
13 8 (7.84%) Threat Modelling
14 7 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (6.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) C
2 25 (24.51%) Python
3 18 (17.65%) C++
4 15 (14.71%) Java
5 8 (7.84%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.96%) Perl
8 2 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 26 (25.49%) DV Cleared
3 15 (14.71%) Degree
4 11 (10.78%) CREST Certified
4 11 (10.78%) OSCP
5 9 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.94%) CCENT
7 3 (2.94%) CEH
7 3 (2.94%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (2.94%) Cyber Scheme
7 3 (2.94%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.96%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (0.98%) GCFE
9 1 (0.98%) GCIH
9 1 (0.98%) GREM
9 1 (0.98%) MCSA
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.98%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (19.61%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.84%) SSAE 16
4 4 (3.92%) PMO
4 4 (3.92%) QA
5 2 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.98%) GDPR
6 1 (0.98%) IASME
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Nessus
2 6 (5.88%) Nmap
3 4 (3.92%) Kibana
3 4 (3.92%) logstash
3 4 (3.92%) Nagios
3 4 (3.92%) SCOM
4 3 (2.94%) Ansible
5 2 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Sophos
2 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Codenomicon
3 4 (3.92%) Juniper
3 4 (3.92%) Palo Alto
3 4 (3.92%) SolarWinds
3 4 (3.92%) Splunk
4 3 (2.94%) VMware
5 2 (1.96%) Kaspersky
5 2 (1.96%) McAfee
5 2 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco