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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 39 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.73% 1.76% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 2.63% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Average salary £80,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%
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
267 114 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 82.92% 67.06% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 224 108 163
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) DV Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) Cyber Security
4 11 (50.00%) Degree
4 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
5 9 (40.91%) Business Development
5 9 (40.91%) CESG
6 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
7 7 (31.82%) CISSP
7 7 (31.82%) Information Assurance
8 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) BT
9 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
9 4 (18.18%) Security Management
9 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (13.64%) Firewall
10 3 (13.64%) Validation
10 3 (13.64%) Internet
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 2 (9.09%) C
11 2 (9.09%) IIS
11 2 (9.09%) JSP
11 2 (9.09%) ITIL
11 2 (9.09%) DHCP
11 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.09%) DNS
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco
11 2 (9.09%) VMware
11 2 (9.09%) Service Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) Telnet
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) Broadband
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Security Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) CESG
2 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.09%) RMADS
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Cyber Security
2 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (40.91%) Business Development
4 7 (31.82%) Information Assurance
5 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) Security Management
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 2 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Line Management
8 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) DV Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) CISSP
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) BT
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint