The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 43 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.40% 5.05% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 6.94% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 14
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £74,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
Information Security
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
254 216 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 86.39% 72.73% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 236 181 148
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cheltenham region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) CISMP
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) OWASP
6 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (10.53%) PCI QSA
6 2 (10.53%) COBIT
6 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
6 2 (10.53%) Business Development
6 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (10.53%) Qualys
6 2 (10.53%) CEH
6 2 (10.53%) Snort
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Nmap
6 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Intranet
6 2 (10.53%) McAfee

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) tcpdump
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) Security Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Trainer
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
2 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Business Development
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) OWASP
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.26%) MODAF
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) BPMN
5 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 3 (15.79%) CISMP
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) PCI QSA
5 2 (10.53%) CEH
6 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CISM
6 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) COBIT
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) McAfee
1 2 (10.53%) Qualys
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
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