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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 75 108
Rank change year-on-year -5 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 35 50 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.45% 3.28% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.75% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 6
Median salary £55,000 £48,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% +25.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00%  

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 1250 1334 1302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.35% 87.53% 85.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1110 1008
Median salary £45,000 £48,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.21% +8.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 21 £60,000 +41.17%
Banbury -5 6 £40,500 -12.43%
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (61.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (43.86%) PCI DSS
3 24 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (38.60%) CISSP
5 16 (28.07%) Degree
5 16 (28.07%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (26.32%) Business Development
6 15 (26.32%) Security Architecture
7 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
7 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
7 11 (19.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (17.54%) Security Operations
8 10 (17.54%) CLAS
8 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
9 9 (15.79%) Finance
9 9 (15.79%) Windows
9 9 (15.79%) Driving Licence
10 8 (14.04%) CREST Certified
10 8 (14.04%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (14.04%) OSCP
11 7 (12.28%) Information Assurance
11 7 (12.28%) Network Security
11 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
11 7 (12.28%) Linux
11 7 (12.28%) Presales
11 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.28%) ISO27002
12 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.53%) Retail

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 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
1 4 (7.02%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Marketing
2 6 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.75%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Consultant
2 11 (19.30%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 11 (19.30%) Security Consultant
3 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
3 10 (17.54%) Security Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Business Development Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Business Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Development Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Information Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) New Business Sales Executive
4 8 (14.04%) Sales Executive
4 8 (14.04%) Security Sales Executive
5 7 (12.28%) Principal Consultant
5 7 (12.28%) Principal Security Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Security Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Information Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.77%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.02%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) CESG
5 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (28.07%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (26.32%) Business Development
3 15 (26.32%) Security Architecture
4 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (17.54%) Security Operations
6 8 (14.04%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (12.28%) Information Assurance
7 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.28%) Presales
7 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (8.77%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 5 (8.77%) Marketing Strategy
10 4 (7.02%) Internal Audit
10 4 (7.02%) Regulatory Compliance
10 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.02%) Social Engineering
10 4 (7.02%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
1 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) CISSP
2 16 (28.07%) Degree
3 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
4 10 (17.54%) CLAS
5 8 (14.04%) CREST Certified
5 8 (14.04%) OSCP
6 5 (8.77%) CISA
7 4 (7.02%) CEH
7 4 (7.02%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (7.02%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (7.02%) CISM
7 4 (7.02%) CISMP
7 4 (7.02%) Cyber Scheme
7 4 (7.02%) GCFA
7 4 (7.02%) GIAC
7 4 (7.02%) GPEN
7 4 (7.02%) PCI QSA
7 4 (7.02%) SANS
7 4 (7.02%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (61.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (43.86%) PCI DSS
3 11 (19.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (12.28%) ISO27002
5 4 (7.02%) COBIT
5 4 (7.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (7.02%) SSAE 16
6 3 (5.26%) GDPR
7 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) logstash
1 4 (7.02%) Nessus
1 4 (7.02%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Sophos
1 4 (7.02%) Splunk
2 3 (5.26%) Apple
2 3 (5.26%) hybris
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) MuleSoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago