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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 58 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 44 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.29% 3.23% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 4.35% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 33
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,450 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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
848 712 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 82.65% 74.24% 78.91%
Number of salaries quoted 705 574 621
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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 -12 10 £51,250 -5.09% 1
Gloucester -5 1 £72,500 +70.58% 3
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 89 (76.72%) Security Cleared
2 80 (68.97%) DV Cleared
3 65 (56.03%) C
3 65 (56.03%) Military
4 58 (50.00%) Time Management
5 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (43.10%) DevOps
7 43 (37.07%) VMware
7 43 (37.07%) C++
8 42 (36.21%) Linux
8 42 (36.21%) Management Information System
8 42 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (34.48%) Scrum
10 36 (31.03%) Cyber Security
11 32 (27.59%) Hyper-V
12 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
13 29 (25.00%) Windows
14 28 (24.14%) Python
14 28 (24.14%) Perl
15 27 (23.28%) Java
16 26 (22.41%) Configuration Management
16 26 (22.41%) Validation
16 26 (22.41%) SC Cleared
16 26 (22.41%) SDLC
17 25 (21.55%) Project Management
17 25 (21.55%) ITIL
18 23 (19.83%) Service Management
19 20 (17.24%) Degree
20 19 (16.38%) Continuous Improvement
21 18 (15.52%) Ruby

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (14.66%) Node.js
1 17 (14.66%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.59%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) Wireless
2 6 (5.17%) Network Security
2 6 (5.17%) Firewall
2 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.45%) DNS
4 3 (2.59%) SSL
4 3 (2.59%) LDAP
4 3 (2.59%) HTTP
4 3 (2.59%) Internet
4 3 (2.59%) tcpdump
4 3 (2.59%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.72%) Telnet
5 2 (1.72%) DHCP
5 2 (1.72%) FTP
5 2 (1.72%) Intranet
6 1 (0.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) MySQL
1 17 (14.66%) RDBMS
1 17 (14.66%) MongoDB
1 17 (14.66%) Big Data
1 17 (14.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) ClearCase
1 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.93%) WinDbg
2 15 (12.93%) GDB
3 13 (11.21%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.86%) Metasploit
General
1 65 (56.03%) Military
2 6 (5.17%) Finance
3 1 (0.86%) Legal
3 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Consultant
2 16 (13.79%) Software Engineer
2 16 (13.79%) Security Consultant
3 13 (11.21%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Test Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Integration Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Platform Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Cyber Security Manager
5 9 (7.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (7.76%) Security Manager
6 7 (6.03%) Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Tester
7 6 (5.17%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (4.31%) Security Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Auditor
9 4 (3.45%) IT Auditor
10 3 (2.59%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Trainer
10 3 (2.59%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) HTML
1 17 (14.66%) J2EE
1 17 (14.66%) CSS
1 17 (14.66%) Middleware
1 17 (14.66%) Hibernate
1 17 (14.66%) Spring
1 17 (14.66%) HTML5
1 17 (14.66%) CSS3
1 17 (14.66%) Apache Camel
2 3 (2.59%) JSP
3 1 (0.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (36.21%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.66%) PKI
2 17 (14.66%) Visualisation
3 15 (12.93%) Computer Science
4 14 (12.07%) CESG
5 13 (11.21%) Performance Metrics
6 8 (6.90%) RMADS
7 3 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.86%) PMI
9 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.21%) Linux
2 29 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.00%) Time Management
2 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (43.10%) DevOps
4 40 (34.48%) Scrum
5 36 (31.03%) Cyber Security
6 26 (22.41%) SDLC
6 26 (22.41%) Validation
6 26 (22.41%) Configuration Management
7 25 (21.55%) Project Management
7 25 (21.55%) ITIL
8 23 (19.83%) Service Management
9 19 (16.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (15.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (14.66%) Big Data Analytics
11 17 (14.66%) Data Analytics
11 17 (14.66%) Analytics
12 16 (13.79%) Software Engineering
13 15 (12.93%) Reverse Engineering
13 15 (12.93%) Linux Kernel Development
14 14 (12.07%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.03%) C
2 43 (37.07%) C++
3 28 (24.14%) Perl
3 28 (24.14%) Python
4 27 (23.28%) Java
5 18 (15.52%) Ruby
6 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.45%) SQL
8 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (76.72%) Security Cleared
2 80 (68.97%) DV Cleared
3 26 (22.41%) SC Cleared
4 20 (17.24%) Degree
5 10 (8.62%) CISSP
6 4 (3.45%) CISMP
7 3 (2.59%) CEH
7 3 (2.59%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.72%) GIAC
9 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.86%) CISM
9 1 (0.86%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.59%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (27.59%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.62%) vSphere
4 3 (2.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Nmap
2 1 (0.86%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (37.07%) VMware
2 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.66%) Oracle
4 11 (9.48%) Cisco
5 3 (2.59%) McAfee
5 3 (2.59%) Qualys
6 2 (1.72%) BT
7 1 (0.86%) Juniper
7 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
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