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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 37 21 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.36% 9.82% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 12.44% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
374 217 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 83.48% 78.91% 76.99%
Number of salaries quoted 311 180 165
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 26 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
2 24 (48.98%) Windows
3 23 (46.94%) SSL
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
4 22 (44.90%) VMware
5 20 (40.82%) TCP/IP
6 18 (36.73%) DNS
6 18 (36.73%) Finance
6 18 (36.73%) DV Cleared
7 17 (34.69%) Firewall
7 17 (34.69%) Cisco
7 17 (34.69%) Telnet
7 17 (34.69%) LDAP
7 17 (34.69%) DHCP
7 17 (34.69%) FTP
8 16 (32.65%) SQL
8 16 (32.65%) Juniper
8 16 (32.65%) CheckPoint
9 15 (30.61%) Network Architecture
10 14 (28.57%) Time Management
11 12 (24.49%) Degree
12 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
13 10 (20.41%) Military
13 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.41%) C
13 10 (20.41%) C++
13 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
13 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
13 10 (20.41%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.94%) SSL
2 20 (40.82%) TCP/IP
3 18 (36.73%) DNS
4 17 (34.69%) Telnet
4 17 (34.69%) Firewall
4 17 (34.69%) LDAP
4 17 (34.69%) DHCP
4 17 (34.69%) FTP
5 9 (18.37%) HTTP
6 8 (16.33%) SMTP
7 5 (10.20%) Network Security
8 4 (8.16%) Wireless
9 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.04%) VLAN
10 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.04%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 4 (8.16%) WinDbg
2 4 (8.16%) GDB
3 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Military
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Network Engineer
1 16 (32.65%) Lead Network Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Auditor
2 9 (18.37%) IT Auditor
3 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Auditor
5 4 (8.16%) Senior IT Auditor
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (4.08%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Trainer
7 2 (4.08%) Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Junior
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) HTML
1 6 (12.24%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) RMADS
3 1 (2.04%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Network Architecture
2 14 (28.57%) Time Management
3 10 (20.41%) Cyber Security
4 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.08%) Business Development
9 2 (4.08%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (4.08%) Project Management
9 2 (4.08%) SIEM
10 1 (2.04%) SABSA
10 1 (2.04%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.04%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (2.04%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) C
2 10 (20.41%) C++
3 9 (18.37%) Perl
3 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.24%) Python
4 6 (12.24%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.73%) DV Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) Degree
4 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
5 7 (14.29%) Postgraduate
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.16%) CISSP
8 3 (6.12%) CCNP
8 3 (6.12%) CCNA
8 3 (6.12%) CISM
9 2 (4.08%) CEH
10 1 (2.04%) ISSAP
10 1 (2.04%) CISMP
10 1 (2.04%) QiCA
10 1 (2.04%) GIAC
10 1 (2.04%) CISA
10 1 (2.04%) OSCP
10 1 (2.04%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) CESG Infosec
2 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nessus
1 1 (2.04%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 17 (34.69%) Cisco
3 16 (32.65%) Juniper
3 16 (32.65%) CheckPoint
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Meraki
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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