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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 68 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 24 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.67% 0.78% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 0.89% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 16
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £47,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £54,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.73% -5.94%
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
795 894 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 88.43% 86.80% 77.58%
Number of salaries quoted 539 748 602
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +17 17 £75,000 +30.43% 9
Gloucester - 3 £47,500 - 2
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (68.57%) Linux
3 47 (67.14%) C++
3 47 (67.14%) Java
3 47 (67.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 44 (62.86%) Ethical Hacking
5 42 (60.00%) C
5 42 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 41 (58.57%) Firewall
6 41 (58.57%) GIAC
7 40 (57.14%) C#
8 39 (55.71%) Software Engineering
9 37 (52.86%) Big Data
9 37 (52.86%) Apple iOS
10 36 (51.43%) SANS
10 36 (51.43%) Security Cleared
11 35 (50.00%) Android
11 35 (50.00%) CISSP
12 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (48.57%) MCSE
12 34 (48.57%) STL
12 34 (48.57%) Objective-C
12 34 (48.57%) Linux+ Certification
12 34 (48.57%) Telecoms
12 34 (48.57%) CCNA
12 34 (48.57%) SSCP
12 34 (48.57%) Multithreading
12 34 (48.57%) Java EE
12 34 (48.57%) Mobile Development

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 34 (48.57%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 41 (58.57%) Firewall
3 6 (8.57%) DNS
3 6 (8.57%) Internet
3 6 (8.57%) SMTP
3 6 (8.57%) Wireless
4 4 (5.71%) HTTP
4 4 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.86%) DHCP
5 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 2 (2.86%) SSL
5 2 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (1.43%) Network Security
6 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.86%) Big Data
2 34 (48.57%) Apache Hive
2 34 (48.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.29%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) JUnit
2 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.86%) Selenium
2 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.86%) TestNG
3 1 (1.43%) GDB
General
1 34 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 18 (25.71%) Analyst
2 18 (25.71%) Principal Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Principal Software Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Tester
6 6 (8.57%) Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Forensic Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Graduate
8 4 (5.71%) Graduate Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Graduate Security Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Software Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) Java EE
1 34 (48.57%) STL
2 2 (2.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.71%) Cybercrime
2 5 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) CESG
5 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 48 (68.57%) Linux
2 37 (52.86%) Apple iOS
3 35 (50.00%) Android
4 9 (12.86%) Windows
5 5 (7.14%) Unix
6 4 (5.71%) Solaris
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
2 47 (67.14%) Reverse Engineering
3 44 (62.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 39 (55.71%) Software Engineering
5 34 (48.57%) Mobile Development
5 34 (48.57%) Multithreading
6 20 (28.57%) Coaching
7 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.86%) Information Security
9 8 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.57%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (7.14%) SDLC
13 4 (5.71%) Malware Analysis
13 4 (5.71%) SIEM
14 3 (4.29%) Systems Analysis
15 2 (2.86%) Logistics
15 2 (2.86%) OWASP
15 2 (2.86%) Performance Testing
15 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) C++
1 47 (67.14%) Java
2 42 (60.00%) C
3 40 (57.14%) C#
4 34 (48.57%) Objective-C
5 8 (11.43%) Python
6 5 (7.14%) Ruby
7 4 (5.71%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) SQL
8 3 (4.29%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 41 (58.57%) GIAC
2 36 (51.43%) SANS
2 36 (51.43%) Security Cleared
3 35 (50.00%) CISSP
4 34 (48.57%) CCNA
4 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (48.57%) Linux+ Certification
4 34 (48.57%) MCSE
4 34 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (48.57%) SSCP
5 22 (31.43%) DV Cleared
6 16 (22.86%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (17.14%) Degree
8 7 (10.00%) CREST Certified
9 5 (7.14%) CEH
9 5 (7.14%) EnCE
9 5 (7.14%) GCFA
10 4 (5.71%) EC-Council LPT
10 4 (5.71%) ECSA
10 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) EnCase
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
1 2 (2.86%) VMware
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