Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 83 111
Rank change year-on-year -53 +28 +47
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 49 90 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.60% 3.22% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 3.59% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 108 63
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +13.40% +14.12%
10th Percentile £28,750 £35,000 £37,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £76,200
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

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 2,785 2,505 2,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.89% 89.72% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,487 2,116 2,320
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £26,975
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -60 22 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Banbury +12 12 £50,000 +23.46% 1
Abingdon - 5 £32,500 - 1
Wallingford -7 2 £37,500 -33.63%
Kidlington - 1 - - 1
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 22 (44.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (40.82%) CISSP
3 19 (38.78%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 13 (26.53%) CISM
6 12 (24.49%) Windows
7 11 (22.45%) DHCP
7 11 (22.45%) DNS
7 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.41%) Regulatory Compliance
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.41%) Security Management
9 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
9 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.37%) GDPR
10 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
10 8 (16.33%) Finance
10 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (14.29%) Degree
11 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
11 7 (14.29%) Legal
11 7 (14.29%) Firewall
11 7 (14.29%) Information Security Management
11 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
12 6 (12.24%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (12.24%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (12.24%) Data Strategy
12 6 (12.24%) Data Analytics
12 6 (12.24%) Analytics

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 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.04%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) DHCP
1 11 (22.45%) DNS
2 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.29%) Firewall
4 6 (12.24%) LAN
4 6 (12.24%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (12.24%) VPN
4 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 6 (12.24%) Wireless
5 5 (10.20%) VLAN
6 4 (8.16%) HTTP
6 4 (8.16%) IPv6
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.04%) SAN
7 1 (2.04%) SMS
7 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Lake
1 5 (10.20%) Power BI
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.16%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Legal
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.16%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Security Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Information Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Information Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Information Architect
5 5 (10.20%) IT Support
6 4 (8.16%) Data Architect
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Junior
7 3 (6.12%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.04%) CESG
7 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (20.41%) Regulatory Compliance
2 10 (20.41%) Security Management
3 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
4 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 6 (12.24%) Analytics
6 6 (12.24%) Data Analytics
6 6 (12.24%) Data Architecture
6 6 (12.24%) Data Strategy
6 6 (12.24%) Information Architecture
6 6 (12.24%) ISMS
6 6 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.20%) Forensic Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.16%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.16%) Network Design
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Python
2 4 (8.16%) Perl
2 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) CISSP
2 13 (26.53%) CISM
3 7 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) CISA
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.16%) MCP
4 4 (8.16%) OSCP
5 3 (6.12%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (6.12%) SANS
6 2 (4.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (4.08%) CCSP
6 2 (4.08%) CISMP
6 2 (4.08%) CREST Certified
6 2 (4.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (4.08%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.04%) CCNA
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP
7 1 (2.04%) CEH
7 1 (2.04%) MCSE
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (18.37%) GDPR
3 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 6 (12.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (8.16%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) HP
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Apple
4 1 (2.04%) Avaya
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) F5
4 1 (2.04%) Tableau