The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 23 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.74% 1.16% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 1.68% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 2
Average salary £80,000 £47,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.42% +1.60%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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 Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
207 119 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 84.84% 69.19% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 179 114 169
Average salary £51,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Information Security
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Gloucester region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Gloucester

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 19 (70.37%) DV Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) Cyber Security
4 12 (44.44%) Degree
5 11 (40.74%) Security Architecture
6 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
7 9 (33.33%) CESG
7 9 (33.33%) Business Development
7 9 (33.33%) CISSP
8 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
9 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (22.22%) BT
10 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
10 5 (18.52%) Security Management
11 4 (14.81%) Firewall
11 4 (14.81%) Windows
11 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
12 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (11.11%) Linux
12 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 3 (11.11%) C
12 3 (11.11%) ITIL
12 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
12 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
12 3 (11.11%) Validation
12 3 (11.11%) Internet
12 3 (11.11%) Service Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) FTP
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) Broadband
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) SMTP
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) Telnet
5 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Security Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Information Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
2 9 (33.33%) CESG
3 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (7.41%) RMADS
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Cyber Security
2 11 (40.74%) Security Architecture
3 9 (33.33%) Business Development
4 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
5 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
5 5 (18.52%) Security Management
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 3 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (7.41%) People Management
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) ITSM
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) ERP
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 19 (70.37%) DV Cleared
3 12 (44.44%) Degree
4 9 (33.33%) CISSP
5 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) MCP
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CISM
7 1 (3.70%) GCIA
7 1 (3.70%) GSEC
7 1 (3.70%) GCIH
7 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.70%) ISEB
7 1 (3.70%) GWAPT
7 1 (3.70%) OSCP
7 1 (3.70%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) BT
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) NetIQ
3 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
3 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm