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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 41 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.17% 2.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £50,000 £46,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +10.76%

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
230 147 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 89.84% 89.09% 88.21%
Number of salaries quoted 212 99 144
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucester region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucester region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 7 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) GPG13
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (54.55%) F5
2 6 (54.55%) Splunk
2 6 (54.55%) ArcSight
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
2 6 (54.55%) Regular Expression
2 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (54.55%) ArcSight ESM
2 6 (54.55%) Palo Alto
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Crossbeam
2 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Solaris
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 2000
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) ArcSight Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Research Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Regular Expression
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 5 (45.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Solaris
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 2000
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) Content Development
2 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
3 5 (45.45%) Information Assurance
3 5 (45.45%) Logistics
3 5 (45.45%) Security Operations
4 4 (36.36%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Attack Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Database Security
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) ArcSight
1 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Crossbeam
1 6 (54.55%) F5
1 6 (54.55%) Juniper
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Palo Alto
1 6 (54.55%) Splunk
1 6 (54.55%) VMware