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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 66 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 37 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.06% 5.10% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 6.76% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 44
Average salary £50,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
618 547 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.91% 75.45% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 514 482 809
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 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
Cheltenham -23 13 £50,000 +35.13%
Gloucester -2 3 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 28 (54.90%) Management Information System
2 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 21 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (35.29%) DV Cleared
5 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 16 (31.37%) C++
6 16 (31.37%) C
7 15 (29.41%) Python
7 15 (29.41%) CISSP
8 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
8 14 (27.45%) Windows
8 14 (27.45%) Military
8 14 (27.45%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
9 13 (25.49%) CISM
10 12 (23.53%) C#
10 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
11 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
12 10 (19.61%) SSL
12 10 (19.61%) SQL
12 10 (19.61%) HTML
12 10 (19.61%) Linux
12 10 (19.61%) XML
12 10 (19.61%) PKI
12 10 (19.61%) Business Development
12 10 (19.61%) Subversion
12 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (19.61%) Time Management
13 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
13 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) SSL
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) Wireless
3 3 (5.88%) VLAN
4 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Subversion
2 5 (9.80%) WinDbg
2 5 (9.80%) GDB
3 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.88%) Ranorex
3 3 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.88%) JMeter
3 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.92%) TestComplete
4 2 (3.92%) WatiN
4 2 (3.92%) WATIR
General
1 14 (27.45%) Military
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Consultant
2 10 (19.61%) Security Consultant
2 10 (19.61%) Information Security Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) Tester
4 8 (15.69%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (5.88%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) HTML
1 10 (19.61%) XML
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (54.90%) Management Information System
2 10 (19.61%) PKI
3 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) RMADS
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
4 10 (19.61%) Business Development
4 10 (19.61%) Time Management
4 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
6 7 (13.73%) Project Management
6 7 (13.73%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
6 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
6 7 (13.73%) SABSA
7 6 (11.76%) Cyber Security
7 6 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Scrum
8 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) C++
1 16 (31.37%) C
2 15 (29.41%) Python
3 12 (23.53%) C#
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) Java
6 5 (9.80%) Perl
6 5 (9.80%) PHP
6 5 (9.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 15 (29.41%) CISSP
4 13 (25.49%) CISM
5 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
6 7 (13.73%) ISSAP
7 6 (11.76%) CEH
8 5 (9.80%) ISEB
8 5 (9.80%) Degree
8 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (3.92%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.92%) COBIT
4 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Meraki
3 3 (5.88%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) Apple
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £42000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 21 days ago