The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 43 51 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +48
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 64 38 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.72% 4.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.89% 5.49% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 57 37 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Cyber Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
929 692 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.02% 75.46% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 730 601 626
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Gloucestershire region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Cyber Security
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +5 21 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Cheltenham -8 19 £39,750 -0.62% 4
Cyber Security
South West

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Cyber 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 Cyber Security.

1 61 (50.83%) Security Cleared
2 51 (42.50%) DV Cleared
3 50 (41.67%) Linux
4 40 (33.33%) Degree
5 38 (31.67%) Python
5 38 (31.67%) C++
6 33 (27.50%) Information Security
7 32 (26.67%) Java
8 27 (22.50%) C
9 26 (21.67%) SQL
9 26 (21.67%) Windows
9 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
10 24 (20.00%) Aerospace
11 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
12 21 (17.50%) VMware
12 21 (17.50%) C#
13 20 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
15 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
16 17 (14.17%) Firewall
16 17 (14.17%) Internet
17 16 (13.33%) Oracle
17 16 (13.33%) Hyper-V
18 14 (11.67%) Computer Forensics
19 13 (10.83%) Ruby
19 13 (10.83%) HTML
19 13 (10.83%) Perl
19 13 (10.83%) VPN
20 12 (10.00%) Military

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Cyber 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 Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
2 17 (14.17%) Firewall
2 17 (14.17%) Internet
3 13 (10.83%) VPN
4 12 (10.00%) Wireless
5 9 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (7.50%) DNS
6 7 (5.83%) HTTP
7 5 (4.17%) SMTP
7 5 (4.17%) Network Security
8 4 (3.33%) DHCP
9 3 (2.50%) LDAP
9 3 (2.50%) SSL
9 3 (2.50%) SAN
10 2 (1.67%) LAN
10 2 (1.67%) WAN
10 2 (1.67%) FTP
10 2 (1.67%) MPLS
10 2 (1.67%) Telnet
10 2 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) MySQL
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.67%) Big Data
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) WinDbg
1 11 (9.17%) GDB
2 2 (1.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.67%) Maven
3 1 (0.83%) Selenium
3 1 (0.83%) GCC
General
1 24 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 12 (10.00%) Military
3 11 (9.17%) Electronics
4 10 (8.33%) Finance
5 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 32 (26.67%) Developer
2 25 (20.83%) Analyst
3 22 (18.33%) Software Engineer
4 20 (16.67%) Consultant
5 18 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 13 (10.83%) Security Analyst
7 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 9 (7.50%) Security Manager
8 9 (7.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.83%) Graduate
9 7 (5.83%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Principal Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
12 4 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
12 4 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
12 4 (3.33%) Cyber Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.83%) HTML
2 11 (9.17%) jQuery
2 11 (9.17%) HTML5
2 11 (9.17%) REST
3 5 (4.17%) J2EE
3 5 (4.17%) CSS
3 5 (4.17%) STL
4 3 (2.50%) POSIX
4 3 (2.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) CESG
2 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.33%) Open Source
3 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Physics
5 1 (0.83%) Psychology
5 1 (0.83%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 50 (41.67%) Linux
2 26 (21.67%) Windows
3 5 (4.17%) UNIX
4 3 (2.50%) Solaris
5 2 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.83%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Information Security
2 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
3 14 (11.67%) Computer Forensics
4 12 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 11 (9.17%) Reverse Engineering
5 11 (9.17%) Linux Kernel Development
5 11 (9.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (9.17%) Test Scripting
6 9 (7.50%) Business Development
7 8 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (5.83%) Malware Analysis
8 7 (5.83%) Information Assurance
8 7 (5.83%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.17%) OO
11 4 (3.33%) ITIL
11 4 (3.33%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.33%) Probability Theory
12 3 (2.50%) SIEM
12 3 (2.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.67%) C++
1 38 (31.67%) Python
2 32 (26.67%) Java
3 27 (22.50%) C
4 26 (21.67%) SQL
5 21 (17.50%) C#
6 13 (10.83%) Perl
6 13 (10.83%) Ruby
7 11 (9.17%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.33%) PHP
9 8 (6.67%) Assembly Language
10 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.50%) Lua
13 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 61 (50.83%) Security Cleared
2 51 (42.50%) DV Cleared
3 40 (33.33%) Degree
4 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) Postgraduate
6 3 (2.50%) CISSP
6 3 (2.50%) GIAC
6 3 (2.50%) CEH
6 3 (2.50%) CISMP
7 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.67%) CCNP
8 1 (0.83%) CCNA
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) ARP4754
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.67%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.67%) Snort
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) VMware
2 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.33%) Oracle
4 5 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.67%) Citrix
6 2 (1.67%) Juniper
6 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.83%) Splunk
7 1 (0.83%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.83%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.83%) Green Hills
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