Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 120 122
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +34
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 46 50 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.47% 1.77% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.00% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47 27 68
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £34,200 £33,250 £34,575
90th Percentile £55,000 £95,000 £74,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 2758 2505 3029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.43% 88.80% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 1995 2431
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £63,750
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 15 December 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 15 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 +7 40 £40,000 -27.27%
Kidlington -5 1 £41,500 +16.90%
Wallingford - 1 £56,500 -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 35 (76.09%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (65.22%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (43.48%) PCI DSS
5 18 (39.13%) Business Development
6 12 (26.09%) OSCP
6 12 (26.09%) CREST Certified
7 10 (21.74%) Linux
8 9 (19.57%) Information Assurance
9 8 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (17.39%) Network Security
9 8 (17.39%) VMware
10 7 (15.22%) Windows
10 7 (15.22%) VPN
11 6 (13.04%) Degree
12 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
12 5 (10.87%) Network Design
12 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (10.87%) Firewall
13 4 (8.70%) Social Engineering
13 4 (8.70%) Cyber Scheme
13 4 (8.70%) CHECK Team Member
13 4 (8.70%) Cisco
13 4 (8.70%) Web Services
13 4 (8.70%) Python
13 4 (8.70%) SaaS
13 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
13 4 (8.70%) Mobile App

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 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Network Security
2 7 (15.22%) VPN
3 5 (10.87%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.35%) IPv4
5 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.17%) IPv6
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) Skype
6 1 (2.17%) SMS
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
1 2 (4.35%) Automotive
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Games
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Business Development Manager
1 18 (39.13%) Business Manager
1 18 (39.13%) Development Manager
2 10 (21.74%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (21.74%) Tester
3 5 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Information Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Debian
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (65.22%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (39.13%) Business Development
4 9 (19.57%) Information Assurance
5 8 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (10.87%) Network Design
7 4 (8.70%) OWASP
7 4 (8.70%) Social Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) Line Management
8 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.35%) Logistics
9 2 (4.35%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.35%) SIEM
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.35%) Validation
9 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.70%) Python
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) C++
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) Ruby
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) CREST Certified
1 12 (26.09%) OSCP
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) CEH
4 4 (8.70%) CHECK Team Member
4 4 (8.70%) Cyber Scheme
4 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.35%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.35%) Tigerscheme
7 1 (2.17%) CISSP
7 1 (2.17%) CLAS
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (43.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (4.35%) QA
4 2 (4.35%) SLA
5 1 (2.17%) GDPR
5 1 (2.17%) IASME
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Nessus
2 2 (4.35%) Cacti
2 2 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) Nmap
2 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) VMware
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Meraki
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft