Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 116 147
Rank change year-on-year +30 +31 +28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 90 70 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.22% 2.21% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.50% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 108 60 21
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% +14.12% -12.82%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,725 £35,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £77,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2446 2795 2604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.64% 88.31% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2075 2279 2103
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 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 +38 58 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Banbury +1 11 £40,500 -12.43%
Bicester - 1 - -
Burford - 1 £60,000 -
Wallingford - 1 £56,500 -
Witney - 1 £42,500 -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 63 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (65.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (54.44%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (43.33%) PCI DSS
5 37 (41.11%) Business Development
6 27 (30.00%) Degree
7 24 (26.67%) CISSP
8 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
8 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
9 20 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 19 (21.11%) OSCP
10 19 (21.11%) CREST Certified
10 19 (21.11%) Network Security
11 18 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 17 (18.89%) Social Engineering
13 16 (17.78%) Driving Licence
14 15 (16.67%) Cyber Scheme
14 15 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
14 15 (16.67%) Mobile App
14 15 (16.67%) OWASP
14 15 (16.67%) Metasploit
14 15 (16.67%) SaaS
14 15 (16.67%) Security Testing
14 15 (16.67%) Nessus
14 15 (16.67%) CEH
14 15 (16.67%) Web Services
15 14 (15.56%) CLAS
16 13 (14.44%) Tigerscheme
16 13 (14.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 13 (14.44%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.11%) CMS
1 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) SaaS
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.11%) Network Security
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.11%) IPv6
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.11%) Skype
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Business Development Manager
1 31 (34.44%) Business Manager
1 31 (34.44%) Development Manager
2 24 (26.67%) Consultant
3 20 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 18 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Penetration Tester
5 8 (8.89%) Security Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Tester
6 7 (7.78%) Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.67%) Information Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Information Architect
7 6 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Principal Security Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.78%) Driving Licence
3 15 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (4.44%) CESG
6 4 (4.44%) Life Science
7 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Debian
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 49 (54.44%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (41.11%) Business Development
4 17 (18.89%) Social Engineering
5 15 (16.67%) OWASP
5 15 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 12 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 11 (12.22%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (11.11%) Information Assurance
9 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
10 7 (7.78%) Data Protection
10 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.67%) Presales
11 6 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.44%) Operations Management
13 4 (4.44%) Project Management
13 4 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) C
1 2 (2.22%) C++
1 2 (2.22%) Java
1 2 (2.22%) Perl
1 2 (2.22%) Ruby
1 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) Degree
2 24 (26.67%) CISSP
3 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 19 (21.11%) CREST Certified
4 19 (21.11%) OSCP
5 15 (16.67%) CEH
5 15 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
5 15 (16.67%) Cyber Scheme
6 14 (15.56%) CLAS
7 13 (14.44%) Tigerscheme
8 10 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 6 (6.67%) DBS Check
9 6 (6.67%) Master's Degree
10 5 (5.56%) CISA
11 4 (4.44%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (4.44%) CISM
11 4 (4.44%) CISMP
11 4 (4.44%) PCI QSA
12 3 (3.33%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (65.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (43.33%) PCI DSS
3 20 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (14.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (4.44%) COBIT
5 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (4.44%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Nessus
2 2 (2.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (4.44%) hybris
1 4 (4.44%) MuleSoft
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (2.22%) Cisco
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) HP
3 1 (1.11%) Meraki
3 1 (1.11%) VMware
Oxford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, certification
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £48,000 per annum dep on exp plus exc benefits
Posted: 10 days ago