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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 35 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.05% 9.95% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 12.58% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £61,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
196 151 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 70.76% 79.06% 68.83%
Number of salaries quoted 166 137 197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (56.76%) Management Information System
2 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
3 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
5 14 (37.84%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (35.14%) Python
7 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
8 11 (29.73%) Windows
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.03%) CISSP
9 10 (27.03%) C
9 10 (27.03%) C#
9 10 (27.03%) C++
9 10 (27.03%) Military
9 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
10 9 (24.32%) Business Development
10 9 (24.32%) CISM
11 8 (21.62%) XML
11 8 (21.62%) SSL
11 8 (21.62%) HTML
11 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
11 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
11 8 (21.62%) Subversion
11 8 (21.62%) PKI
11 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
11 8 (21.62%) Time Management
11 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
12 7 (18.92%) SABSA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) SSL
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) VLAN
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.11%) JMeter
2 3 (8.11%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.11%) Ranorex
3 2 (5.41%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.41%) TestComplete
3 2 (5.41%) WatiN
3 2 (5.41%) WinDbg
3 2 (5.41%) GDB
3 2 (5.41%) WATIR
General
1 10 (27.03%) Military
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Tester
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) Security Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (8.11%) QA Tester
5 3 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
1 8 (21.62%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Management Information System
2 8 (21.62%) PKI
3 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (24.32%) Business Development
3 8 (21.62%) Time Management
3 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
3 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) SABSA
4 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Python
2 10 (27.03%) C
2 10 (27.03%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) C++
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) Perl
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) CISSP
4 9 (24.32%) CISM
5 7 (18.92%) ISSAP
6 6 (16.22%) CEH
6 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
7 5 (13.51%) ISEB
7 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Meraki
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum + comprehensive package
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