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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 45 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.63% 0.83% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.94% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Median salary £50,000 £43,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.60% -27.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £37,850 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,650 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +9.94%
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
319 213 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 86.68% 88.02% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 305 186 140
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
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 9 December 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
4 3 (23.08%) Firmware
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL

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 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) ArcSight Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Research Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Software Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Security Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Content Development
4 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (23.08%) Line Management
4 3 (23.08%) Logistics
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
1 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Crossbeam
1 3 (23.08%) F5
1 3 (23.08%) Juniper
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
1 3 (23.08%) Splunk
1 3 (23.08%) VMware