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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 32 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 29 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.24% 9.97% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.67% 12.18% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
378 238 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.29% 81.79% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 310 195 169
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 23 (54.76%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) SSL
4 21 (50.00%) Linux
4 21 (50.00%) VMware
5 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
6 17 (40.48%) DNS
6 17 (40.48%) DV Cleared
7 16 (38.10%) LDAP
7 16 (38.10%) DHCP
7 16 (38.10%) FTP
7 16 (38.10%) Cisco
7 16 (38.10%) Telnet
7 16 (38.10%) Firewall
8 15 (35.71%) SQL
8 15 (35.71%) Juniper
8 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
9 14 (33.33%) Network Architecture
10 13 (30.95%) Finance
11 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
11 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (23.81%) C
12 10 (23.81%) C++
12 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 10 (23.81%) Military
12 10 (23.81%) Time Management
12 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
13 9 (21.43%) HTTP
13 9 (21.43%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) SSL
2 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
3 17 (40.48%) DNS
4 16 (38.10%) Telnet
4 16 (38.10%) Firewall
4 16 (38.10%) LDAP
4 16 (38.10%) DHCP
4 16 (38.10%) FTP
5 9 (21.43%) HTTP
6 8 (19.05%) SMTP
7 5 (11.90%) Network Security
8 4 (9.52%) Wireless
9 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.38%) VLAN
10 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Subversion
2 4 (9.52%) WinDbg
2 4 (9.52%) GDB
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Military
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 15 (35.71%) Lead Network Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) IT Auditor
3 5 (11.90%) Auditor
4 4 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior IT Auditor
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Auditor
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Testing Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) RMADS
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 10 (23.81%) Time Management
3 9 (21.43%) Cyber Security
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.76%) Business Development
8 2 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) SIEM
9 1 (2.38%) SABSA
9 1 (2.38%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.38%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) C
2 10 (23.81%) C++
3 8 (19.05%) Perl
3 8 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 6 (14.29%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (40.48%) DV Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.14%) Postgraduate
5 3 (7.14%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) CISSP
5 3 (7.14%) CISM
6 1 (2.38%) QiCA
6 1 (2.38%) GIAC
6 1 (2.38%) CEH
6 1 (2.38%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.38%) CISA
6 1 (2.38%) OSCP
6 1 (2.38%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) CESG Infosec
2 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Snort
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) VMware
2 16 (38.10%) Cisco
3 15 (35.71%) Juniper
3 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Meraki
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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