Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 78 145
Rank change year-on-year -30 +67 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 59 86 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.17% 3.11% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 3.45% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 53 82 22
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.25% -23.81% +23.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £33,000 £29,200
90th Percentile £80,000 £62,125 £74,250
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%

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 2,456 2,490 2,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.19% 90.09% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,149 2,064 2,252
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +10.59%
10th Percentile £30,950 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -33 29 £59,250 +39.41%
Banbury +8 8 £32,750 +14.91%
Abingdon - 5 £32,500 -
Kidlington +3 3 £39,000 -6.02% 1
Bicester 0 3 £70,000 - 1
Wallingford -5 1 £42,500 -24.78%
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 28 (47.46%) CISSP
1 28 (47.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 28 (47.46%) Data Protection
2 21 (35.59%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (33.90%) Risk Management
4 19 (32.20%) Windows
5 18 (30.51%) Legal
6 17 (28.81%) TCP/IP
6 17 (28.81%) Data Privacy
7 14 (23.73%) Python
8 13 (22.03%) Linux
8 13 (22.03%) CISM
8 13 (22.03%) PCI DSS
8 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
9 12 (20.34%) Forensic Analysis
9 12 (20.34%) Perl
9 12 (20.34%) Network Design
10 11 (18.64%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (18.64%) Private Cloud
11 10 (16.95%) Security Testing
11 10 (16.95%) Degree
11 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
12 9 (15.25%) Statistical Analysis
12 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.56%) Firewall
14 7 (11.86%) DNS
14 7 (11.86%) GDPR
15 6 (10.17%) CESG Certified Professional
15 6 (10.17%) VLAN

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 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.47%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.56%) Firewall
3 7 (11.86%) DNS
4 6 (10.17%) DHCP
4 6 (10.17%) VLAN
5 5 (8.47%) LAN
5 5 (8.47%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (8.47%) VPN
5 5 (8.47%) WAN
5 5 (8.47%) Wireless
6 2 (3.39%) HTTP
6 2 (3.39%) Network Security
7 1 (1.69%) FTP
7 1 (1.69%) IPsec
7 1 (1.69%) IPv6
7 1 (1.69%) SMS
7 1 (1.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) Power BI
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 18 (30.51%) Legal
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Analyst
2 21 (35.59%) Security Analyst
3 19 (32.20%) Information Analyst
3 19 (32.20%) Information Security Analyst
4 12 (20.34%) Security Manager
5 7 (11.86%) IT Manager
5 7 (11.86%) IT Security Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Information Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Security Officer
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Information Officer
8 3 (5.08%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (5.08%) IT Support
8 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) jQuery
1 1 (1.69%) Kafka
1 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Data Protection Act
1 11 (18.64%) Private Cloud
2 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.47%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (6.78%) CESG
6 3 (5.08%) Cyberattack
6 3 (5.08%) Life Science
7 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Data Protection
2 21 (35.59%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (33.90%) Risk Management
4 17 (28.81%) Data Privacy
5 12 (20.34%) Forensic Analysis
5 12 (20.34%) Network Design
6 10 (16.95%) Security Testing
7 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (15.25%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Due Diligence
8 5 (8.47%) Information Governance
8 5 (8.47%) Information Security Management
8 5 (8.47%) Security Management
9 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.78%) ISMS
9 4 (6.78%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance
10 3 (5.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) Python
2 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
3 12 (20.34%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) SQL
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) R
5 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) CISSP
2 13 (22.03%) CISM
3 10 (16.95%) Degree
4 6 (10.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (8.47%) MCP
6 3 (5.08%) CISMP
6 3 (5.08%) SANS
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.39%) ISEB
7 2 (3.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (3.39%) OSCP
7 2 (3.39%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) CCNP
8 1 (1.69%) CEH
8 1 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.69%) MCSE
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (47.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (22.03%) PCI DSS
3 7 (11.86%) GDPR
4 2 (3.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) HP
2 5 (8.47%) SAP
2 5 (8.47%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) Tableau
4 1 (1.69%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.69%) Apple
4 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.69%) Sophos