The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing 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
Penetration Testing
Rank 62 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 21 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.55% 0.83% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 1.10% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 32
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £33,475
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
Penetration Testing
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%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing 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 +1 13 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Cirencester - 4 £42,500 -
Gloucester +1 3 £38,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Penetration Testing 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 Penetration Testing.

1 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.90%) Linux
3 18 (36.73%) DV Cleared
4 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
4 16 (32.65%) Degree
5 14 (28.57%) Information Security
6 12 (24.49%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (24.49%) UNIX
6 12 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (22.45%) C
7 11 (22.45%) CEH
8 10 (20.41%) Java
9 9 (18.37%) ITIL
9 9 (18.37%) LAN
9 9 (18.37%) WAN
9 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.37%) C++
9 9 (18.37%) ISEB
9 9 (18.37%) LoadRunner
9 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
9 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (18.37%) Performance Testing
9 9 (18.37%) Network Security
9 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (18.37%) TOGAF
10 8 (16.33%) Business Development
10 8 (16.33%) PHP
10 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 7 (14.29%) Python
11 7 (14.29%) Management Information System

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Penetration Testing 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 Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) LAN
1 9 (18.37%) WAN
1 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
1 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (18.37%) Network Security
2 5 (10.20%) DNS
2 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) SMTP
3 2 (4.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (6.12%) Local Government
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Tester
2 15 (30.61%) Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Consultant
4 12 (24.49%) Security Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Penetration Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Security Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Testing Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Network Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Ethical Hacker
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) PKI
2 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) UNIX
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 4 (8.16%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Information Security
2 12 (24.49%) Ethical Hacking
2 12 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (18.37%) Performance Testing
3 9 (18.37%) TOGAF
3 9 (18.37%) ITIL
4 8 (16.33%) Business Development
5 7 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (12.24%) SABSA
6 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
6 6 (12.24%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.20%) Computer Forensics
7 5 (10.20%) Time Management
8 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 3 (6.12%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) C
2 10 (20.41%) Java
3 9 (18.37%) C++
3 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
4 8 (16.33%) PHP
5 7 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.73%) DV Cleared
3 16 (32.65%) Degree
3 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
4 11 (22.45%) CEH
5 9 (18.37%) ISEB
6 6 (12.24%) CISSP
6 6 (12.24%) CISM
6 6 (12.24%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) JTAG
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.20%) VMware
2 1 (2.04%) Symbian
2 1 (2.04%) Intel
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago