Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 113 117
Rank change year-on-year -35 +4 +32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.95% 1.86% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.09% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 70
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +4.76% +40.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,125 £35,525
90th Percentile £57,500 £95,000 £73,825
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,879
% change year-on-year - +2.08% -2.04%

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 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 2,699 2,343 2,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.55% 88.88% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,203 1,830 2,334
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security 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 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Information Security in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 -10 24 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Kidlington -3 1 £41,500 +13.70% 1
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 18 (62.07%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (58.62%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (34.48%) Business Development
4 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance
7 6 (20.69%) OSCP
7 6 (20.69%) CREST Certified
8 5 (17.24%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.24%) Network Design
8 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
9 4 (13.79%) Firewall
9 4 (13.79%) Python
9 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
10 3 (10.34%) Degree
10 3 (10.34%) Network Security
10 3 (10.34%) Windows
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (6.90%) Validation
11 2 (6.90%) Games
11 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.90%) DNS
11 2 (6.90%) Nagios

Information Security
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) VPN
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.90%) IPv4
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (6.90%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Business Development Manager
1 10 (34.48%) Business Manager
1 10 (34.48%) Development Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Penetration Tester
2 6 (20.69%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (58.62%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Business Development
4 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance
5 5 (17.24%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (17.24%) Network Design
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) Line Management
7 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) Security Patching
7 2 (6.90%) SIEM
7 2 (6.90%) Validation
7 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team Management
8 1 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
1 4 (13.79%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CREST Certified
1 6 (20.69%) OSCP
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) CEH
4 1 (3.45%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (3.45%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (3.45%) CISM
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Scheme
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (6.90%) SLA
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.45%) GDPR
4 1 (3.45%) IASME
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cacti
1 2 (6.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco