Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Specialist
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 151 184
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 10 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.33% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Oxfordshire median annual salary - £32,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.99% -14.74%
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,947 2,590 3,202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.37% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,433 2,068 2,636
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,375
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Security Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Specialist in Oxfordshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Security Specialist in Oxfordshire

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Abingdon - 10 - - 1
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Sophos
1 10 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 10 (100.00%) Open Source
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
1 10 (100.00%) SSAE 16
1 10 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 10 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 10 (100.00%) IT Strategy

Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 10 (100.00%) Open Source
1 10 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 10 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 10 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
1 10 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 10 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (100.00%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Sophos