The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 73 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 7 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.81% - 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% - 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
Ethical Hacking
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
650 551 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.58% 74.46% 73.64%
Number of salaries quoted 541 482 776
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
Cirencester - 5 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £50,000 -
Ethical Hacking
South West

Ethical Hacking
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (25.00%) CEH
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) PKI
5 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (8.33%) Security Management
7 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Network Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacker
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware