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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 28 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.63% 5.07% 9.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.60% 7.04% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 19
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
302 199 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.88% 72.10% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 269 169 143
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (48.39%) Cyber Security
2 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) CISSP
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) MySQL
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) JIRA
6 6 (19.35%) CISM
6 6 (19.35%) MVC
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
7 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.90%) Zend
8 4 (12.90%) COBIT
8 4 (12.90%) Confluence
8 4 (12.90%) Wireless
8 4 (12.90%) LAMP
8 4 (12.90%) PHP
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (9.68%) HTML

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) Intranet
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Tester
1 6 (19.35%) Consultant
1 6 (19.35%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (16.13%) Security Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Account Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Reporting Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) LAMP
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) D3.js
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Cyber Security
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
6 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) OWASP
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) People Management
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) Security Management
8 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CISSP
1 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) CISM
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) PCI QSA
5 2 (6.45%) CISMP
6 1 (3.23%) CRISC
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.90%) COBIT
4 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Zend
2 3 (9.68%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
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