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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 34 56 88
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 76 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.83% 3.54% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 4.62% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 11
Average salary £56,250 £49,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
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
928 714 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.38% 76.61% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 731 628 653
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Gloucester -6 13 £80,000 +68.42%
Cheltenham 0 11 £52,500 +14.13% 6
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (66.92%) Security Cleared
2 76 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 51 (38.35%) Time Management
4 50 (37.59%) C
5 47 (35.34%) Military
6 45 (33.83%) VMware
7 43 (32.33%) Management Information System
8 42 (31.58%) Linux
9 40 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (27.82%) Windows
11 36 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (26.32%) DevOps
13 33 (24.81%) Cyber Security
14 32 (24.06%) Degree
14 32 (24.06%) C++
15 27 (20.30%) Perl
15 27 (20.30%) Scrum
16 25 (18.80%) ITIL
16 25 (18.80%) SC Cleared
17 24 (18.05%) Cisco
18 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
18 22 (16.54%) TCP/IP
18 22 (16.54%) Python
18 22 (16.54%) Java
18 22 (16.54%) Hyper-V
19 21 (15.79%) Validation
20 20 (15.04%) DNS
21 19 (14.29%) SSL
21 19 (14.29%) CISSP
21 19 (14.29%) Configuration Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (7.52%) Node.js
1 10 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.54%) TCP/IP
2 20 (15.04%) DNS
3 19 (14.29%) SSL
4 18 (13.53%) Firewall
4 18 (13.53%) DHCP
5 17 (12.78%) LDAP
6 16 (12.03%) FTP
6 16 (12.03%) Telnet
7 11 (8.27%) Network Security
8 10 (7.52%) HTTP
8 10 (7.52%) Wireless
9 8 (6.02%) SMTP
10 7 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (4.51%) Internet
12 3 (2.26%) Wireshark
12 3 (2.26%) tcpdump
13 2 (1.50%) MPLS
13 2 (1.50%) SAN
13 2 (1.50%) VPN
13 2 (1.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) RDBMS
1 10 (7.52%) MongoDB
1 10 (7.52%) Big Data
1 10 (7.52%) Relational Database
1 10 (7.52%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) WinDbg
1 10 (7.52%) GDB
2 9 (6.77%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.77%) ClearCase
3 8 (6.02%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.50%) Subversion
5 1 (0.75%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (35.34%) Military
2 19 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (13.53%) Security Manager
2 17 (12.78%) Consultant
3 15 (11.28%) Security Consultant
4 14 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Lead Network Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) Auditor
5 11 (8.27%) IT Auditor
5 11 (8.27%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Test Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Integration Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Information Manager
6 9 (6.77%) Information Security Consultant
6 9 (6.77%) Information Security Manager
7 8 (6.02%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 5 (3.76%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Server Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Senior IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.02%) HTML
1 12 (9.02%) J2EE
2 10 (7.52%) CSS
2 10 (7.52%) Middleware
2 10 (7.52%) Hibernate
2 10 (7.52%) Spring
2 10 (7.52%) HTML5
2 10 (7.52%) CSS3
2 10 (7.52%) Apache Camel
3 5 (3.76%) JSP
4 2 (1.50%) XML
5 1 (0.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (32.33%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.28%) CESG
3 12 (9.02%) PKI
4 10 (7.52%) RMADS
4 10 (7.52%) Visualisation
5 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.77%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.50%) Open Source
8 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.75%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.58%) Linux
2 37 (27.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.35%) Time Management
2 40 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (26.32%) DevOps
4 33 (24.81%) Cyber Security
5 27 (20.30%) Scrum
6 25 (18.80%) ITIL
7 21 (15.79%) Validation
8 19 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 18 (13.53%) Project Management
9 18 (13.53%) Service Management
10 16 (12.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (12.03%) Information Assurance
11 15 (11.28%) Risk Management
12 14 (10.53%) Network Architecture
13 13 (9.77%) Security Architecture
13 13 (9.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 12 (9.02%) Analytics
15 11 (8.27%) TOGAF
15 11 (8.27%) Software Engineering
15 11 (8.27%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.59%) C
2 32 (24.06%) C++
3 27 (20.30%) Perl
4 22 (16.54%) Python
4 22 (16.54%) Java
5 14 (10.53%) SQL
6 11 (8.27%) Ruby
7 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 89 (66.92%) Security Cleared
2 76 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 32 (24.06%) Degree
4 25 (18.80%) SC Cleared
5 19 (14.29%) CISSP
6 8 (6.02%) Postgraduate
7 7 (5.26%) CISM
8 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.50%) CCNP
9 2 (1.50%) CCNA
9 2 (1.50%) CEH
9 2 (1.50%) CISMP
9 2 (1.50%) GIAC
10 1 (0.75%) GCIA
10 1 (0.75%) GSEC
10 1 (0.75%) GCIH
10 1 (0.75%) QiCA
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.75%) CISA
10 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.76%) COBIT
2 5 (3.76%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 36 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (16.54%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.02%) vSphere
4 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.26%) Snort
5 2 (1.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Nmap
2 2 (1.50%) Nessus
3 1 (0.75%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 45 (33.83%) VMware
2 24 (18.05%) Cisco
3 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.53%) Juniper
4 14 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.27%) Oracle
6 6 (4.51%) BT
7 3 (2.26%) Qualys
7 3 (2.26%) McAfee
8 2 (1.50%) Citrix
9 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.75%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.75%) LogRhythm
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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