The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 33 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.07% 1.50% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.03% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 17
Average salary £38,000 - £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Penetration Testing
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
99 148 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 68.28% 74.00% 72.10%
Number of salaries quoted 86 117 221
Average salary £41,650 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Penetration Testing 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 Penetration Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) Symbian
3 1 (16.67%) JTAG
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) C

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Penetration Testing 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 Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Symbian
1 1 (16.67%) Intel