The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 29 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.25% 5.66% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% 7.69% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 18
Average salary £54,000 £37,500 £32,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 156 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 71.53% 73.58% 77.55%
Number of salaries quoted 174 145 254
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
Gloucestershire

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 23 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 12 (35.29%) Python
4 12 (35.29%) Windows
5 11 (32.35%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) CISSP
6 10 (29.41%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) C#
7 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
7 9 (26.47%) CISM
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) Business Development
9 7 (20.59%) Time Management
9 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
9 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 7 (20.59%) PKI
9 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (20.59%) SSL
9 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (20.59%) C
9 7 (20.59%) XML
9 7 (20.59%) C++
9 7 (20.59%) HTML
9 7 (20.59%) Subversion
9 7 (20.59%) Military
9 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
10 6 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (17.65%) Project Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SSL
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.82%) JMeter
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.82%) Ranorex
3 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.88%) TestComplete
3 2 (5.88%) WatiN
3 2 (5.88%) WATIR
General
1 7 (20.59%) Military
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Tester
2 8 (23.53%) Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Security Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.82%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Server Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
1 7 (20.59%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 7 (20.59%) PKI
3 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
3 3 (8.82%) Debian
3 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (23.53%) Business Development
3 7 (20.59%) Time Management
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
3 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (17.65%) SABSA
4 6 (17.65%) Security Architecture
4 6 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Python
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) C#
4 7 (20.59%) C++
4 7 (20.59%) C
5 5 (14.71%) Ruby
5 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 5 (14.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) CISSP
2 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) CISM
4 6 (17.65%) ISSAP
5 5 (14.71%) CEH
5 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (14.71%) ISEB
5 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Apple
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Meraki
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £36500.00 per annum + car plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago