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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 34 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 25 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.17% 9.71% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 11.64% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 6
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
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
333 232 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 82.22% 83.45% 74.66%
Number of salaries quoted 277 198 151
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 27 February 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) SSL
3 20 (40.00%) Finance
4 19 (38.00%) VMware
4 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
4 19 (38.00%) DNS
4 19 (38.00%) Linux
5 17 (34.00%) LDAP
5 17 (34.00%) DHCP
5 17 (34.00%) FTP
5 17 (34.00%) Telnet
6 16 (32.00%) Juniper
6 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
6 16 (32.00%) Cisco
6 16 (32.00%) Firewall
7 15 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 15 (30.00%) Network Architecture
7 15 (30.00%) Degree
7 15 (30.00%) SQL
8 14 (28.00%) Time Management
9 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 10 (20.00%) HTTP
11 9 (18.00%) Perl
11 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
11 9 (18.00%) Network Security
11 9 (18.00%) Bash Shell
11 9 (18.00%) Cyber Security
12 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) SSL
2 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (38.00%) DNS
3 17 (34.00%) Telnet
3 17 (34.00%) LDAP
3 17 (34.00%) DHCP
3 17 (34.00%) FTP
4 16 (32.00%) Firewall
5 10 (20.00%) HTTP
6 9 (18.00%) Network Security
7 8 (16.00%) SMTP
8 2 (4.00%) Wireless
8 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (4.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) WinDbg
2 2 (4.00%) GDB
3 1 (2.00%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Military
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Network Engineer
1 16 (32.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Auditor
2 11 (22.00%) IT Auditor
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior IT Auditor
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Auditor
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Trainer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Security Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) HTML
1 4 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) RMADS
3 1 (2.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Network Architecture
2 14 (28.00%) Time Management
3 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (18.00%) Cyber Security
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (8.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Business Development
7 3 (6.00%) SIEM
8 2 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.00%) OWASP
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.00%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (2.00%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) Perl
2 9 (18.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.00%) C
3 6 (12.00%) C++
4 4 (8.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 15 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.00%) Postgraduate
5 5 (10.00%) CISSP
5 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.00%) CCNP
6 3 (6.00%) CCNA
6 3 (6.00%) CISM
7 2 (4.00%) CEH
7 2 (4.00%) CISMP
8 1 (2.00%) QiCA
8 1 (2.00%) GIAC
8 1 (2.00%) CISA
8 1 (2.00%) OSCP
8 1 (2.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.00%) CESG Infosec
2 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Snort
4 1 (2.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Nessus
1 1 (2.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Cisco
2 16 (32.00%) Juniper
2 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee
4 1 (2.00%) Qualys
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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