The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 32 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.35% 8.55% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 10.55% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 14
Average salary £41,500 £46,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.78% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
122 218 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 68.16% 81.04% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 119 169 228
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) SMS
4 1 (11.11%) Symbian
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Test Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Symbian
1 1 (11.11%) Intel