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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 41 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.65% 8.47% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 11.61% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 12
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £71,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -24.47%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -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
285 224 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 84.07% 72.96% 74.19%
Number of salaries quoted 259 193 150
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 £30,000 £29,500 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
4 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) CISSP
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) Time Management
6 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (16.00%) CISMP
7 3 (12.00%) CEH
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) Postgraduate
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Firewall
7 3 (12.00%) OWASP
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) HTTP
8 2 (8.00%) Intranet
8 2 (8.00%) McAfee

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) Intranet
3 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) Telnet
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) IT Auditor
4 4 (16.00%) Auditor
5 3 (12.00%) Trainer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Auditor
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Security Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Compliance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Time Management
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) OWASP
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.00%) MODAF
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) BPMN
6 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) CISSP
4 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) CISMP
5 3 (12.00%) Postgraduate
5 3 (12.00%) CEH
6 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CISM
6 1 (4.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nmap
2 1 (4.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee
1 2 (8.00%) Qualys
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper
2 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
Cheltenham
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 16 days ago