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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 42 68 38
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 55 18 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.39% 2.18% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 2.85% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 38 10 37
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +24.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,625 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,374 £55,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
880 632 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.19% 76.51% 76.55%
Number of salaries quoted 732 519 523
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,400 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +8 29 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Gloucester -4 4 £63,124 +43.46%
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 76 (73.79%) Security Cleared
2 72 (69.90%) DV Cleared
3 57 (55.34%) C
3 57 (55.34%) Military
4 51 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (44.66%) Time Management
5 46 (44.66%) DevOps
6 43 (41.75%) Scrum
7 37 (35.92%) VMware
7 37 (35.92%) Linux
7 37 (35.92%) Cyber Security
7 37 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (34.95%) C++
9 33 (32.04%) Management Information System
10 32 (31.07%) Java
11 31 (30.10%) Hyper-V
12 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
13 29 (28.16%) ITIL
13 29 (28.16%) SC Cleared
14 27 (26.21%) Windows
15 26 (25.24%) CSS
15 26 (25.24%) MySQL
15 26 (25.24%) JavaScript
16 25 (24.27%) Perl
16 25 (24.27%) Python
16 25 (24.27%) Configuration Management
16 25 (24.27%) SDLC
17 24 (23.30%) Project Management
18 22 (21.36%) HTML
18 22 (21.36%) Validation

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (18.45%) Node.js
1 19 (18.45%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) Wireless
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.91%) DNS
3 3 (2.91%) HTTP
3 3 (2.91%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.91%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.94%) Network Security
4 2 (1.94%) Intranet
4 2 (1.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.97%) LDAP
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) MySQL
2 19 (18.45%) RDBMS
2 19 (18.45%) MongoDB
2 19 (18.45%) Big Data
2 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) ClearCase
1 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.56%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (10.68%) GDB
3 11 (10.68%) WinDbg
4 6 (5.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
General
1 57 (55.34%) Military
2 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (18.45%) Software Engineer
2 15 (14.56%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Consultant
4 11 (10.68%) Security Consultant
5 8 (7.77%) Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Security Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Tester
7 6 (5.83%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (5.83%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Account Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Compliance Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.24%) CSS
2 22 (21.36%) HTML
2 22 (21.36%) HTML5
3 19 (18.45%) CSS3
3 19 (18.45%) Hibernate
3 19 (18.45%) Spring
3 19 (18.45%) J2EE
3 19 (18.45%) Middleware
3 19 (18.45%) Apache Camel
4 4 (3.88%) LAMP
5 3 (2.91%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.04%) Management Information System
2 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
3 19 (18.45%) Visualisation
3 19 (18.45%) PKI
4 15 (14.56%) Performance Metrics
5 8 (7.77%) CESG
6 6 (5.83%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.94%) PMI
8 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Linux
2 27 (26.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.66%) Time Management
2 46 (44.66%) DevOps
3 43 (41.75%) Scrum
4 37 (35.92%) Cyber Security
5 29 (28.16%) ITIL
6 25 (24.27%) Configuration Management
6 25 (24.27%) SDLC
7 24 (23.30%) Project Management
8 22 (21.36%) Service Management
8 22 (21.36%) Validation
8 22 (21.36%) Analytics
9 19 (18.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (18.45%) Big Data Analytics
9 19 (18.45%) Data Analytics
9 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
10 17 (16.50%) Data Modelling
11 15 (14.56%) TOGAF
11 15 (14.56%) Use Case
11 15 (14.56%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 57 (55.34%) C
2 36 (34.95%) C++
3 32 (31.07%) Java
4 26 (25.24%) JavaScript
5 25 (24.27%) Perl
5 25 (24.27%) Python
6 19 (18.45%) Ruby
7 10 (9.71%) SQL
8 4 (3.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (73.79%) Security Cleared
2 72 (69.90%) DV Cleared
3 29 (28.16%) SC Cleared
4 17 (16.50%) Degree
5 15 (14.56%) CISSP
6 11 (10.68%) CISM
7 4 (3.88%) GIAC
8 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.94%) CISMP
8 2 (1.94%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.97%) APMP
9 1 (0.97%) CRISC
9 1 (0.97%) GREM
9 1 (0.97%) EnCE
9 1 (0.97%) GCIH
9 1 (0.97%) GCFA
9 1 (0.97%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.80%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.88%) COBIT
4 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (30.10%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.83%) vSphere
4 3 (2.91%) Snort
Vendors
1 37 (35.92%) VMware
2 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.45%) Oracle
4 6 (5.83%) Cisco
5 4 (3.88%) Zend
6 3 (2.91%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) BT
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