The table below looks at the statistics for Information 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 Information Security over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 48 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 53 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.00% 4.42% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 6.02% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 17 15
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,600 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Information 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
867 665 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 81.79% 73.56% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 726 562 607
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Information 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 Information Security within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Cheltenham -15 25 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Gloucester +21 11 £65,000 +52.94%
Cirencester - 8 - -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 41 (45.56%) Security Cleared
2 31 (34.44%) DV Cleared
2 31 (34.44%) Windows
3 29 (32.22%) SSL
4 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
4 28 (31.11%) Linux
5 27 (30.00%) VMware
6 26 (28.89%) DNS
7 25 (27.78%) DHCP
8 24 (26.67%) Degree
9 23 (25.56%) FTP
9 23 (25.56%) Telnet
9 23 (25.56%) LDAP
9 23 (25.56%) Management Information System
10 22 (24.44%) Finance
11 21 (23.33%) Firewall
11 21 (23.33%) SQL
12 20 (22.22%) Cisco
12 20 (22.22%) Time Management
12 20 (22.22%) Network Architecture
13 17 (18.89%) CISSP
13 17 (18.89%) Juniper
13 17 (18.89%) CheckPoint
14 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (17.78%) Cyber Security
15 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
15 15 (16.67%) HTTP
15 15 (16.67%) C
16 14 (15.56%) SMTP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Information 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.22%) SSL
2 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
3 26 (28.89%) DNS
4 25 (27.78%) DHCP
5 23 (25.56%) FTP
5 23 (25.56%) Telnet
5 23 (25.56%) LDAP
6 21 (23.33%) Firewall
7 15 (16.67%) HTTP
8 14 (15.56%) SMTP
9 10 (11.11%) Network Security
10 8 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (4.44%) Wireless
11 4 (4.44%) Internet
11 4 (4.44%) tcpdump
11 4 (4.44%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.22%) LAN
12 2 (2.22%) WAN
12 2 (2.22%) VPN
12 2 (2.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Subversion
2 4 (4.44%) WinDbg
2 4 (4.44%) GDB
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Military
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Lead Network Engineer
1 17 (18.89%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Consultant
2 12 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 11 (12.22%) IT Auditor
3 11 (12.22%) Auditor
4 9 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 9 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 9 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (7.78%) Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Senior IT Auditor
9 4 (4.44%) Security Officer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Auditor
9 4 (4.44%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) XML
1 6 (6.67%) HTML
2 3 (3.33%) JSP
3 2 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.56%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.78%) PKI
2 7 (7.78%) RMADS
3 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.56%) CESG
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Open Source
5 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.44%) Windows
2 28 (31.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.11%) UNIX
3 1 (1.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) Time Management
1 20 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 16 (17.78%) Cyber Security
3 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 13 (14.44%) Information Assurance
5 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.00%) ITIL
7 8 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (8.89%) SIEM
8 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (5.56%) Information Security Management
9 5 (5.56%) Security Management
10 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.33%) SQL
2 15 (16.67%) C
3 11 (12.22%) C++
4 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.00%) Perl
6 8 (8.89%) Java
7 7 (7.78%) Python
8 6 (6.67%) C#
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (45.56%) Security Cleared
2 31 (34.44%) DV Cleared
3 24 (26.67%) Degree
4 17 (18.89%) CISSP
5 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.00%) CISM
7 8 (8.89%) Postgraduate
8 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.33%) CCNP
9 3 (3.33%) CCNA
10 2 (2.22%) CEH
10 2 (2.22%) MCP
10 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.22%) OSCP
10 2 (2.22%) OSCE
11 1 (1.11%) GWAPT
11 1 (1.11%) ISSAP
11 1 (1.11%) CISMP
11 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.56%) COBIT
3 3 (3.33%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.22%) SLA
4 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.11%) QA
5 1 (1.11%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.44%) Snort
5 2 (2.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Nessus
2 1 (1.11%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) VMware
2 20 (22.22%) Cisco
3 17 (18.89%) Juniper
3 17 (18.89%) CheckPoint
4 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.56%) BT
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle
6 2 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.11%) Meraki
7 1 (1.11%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.11%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.11%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.11%) Tripwire
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