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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 85 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 12 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.18% 2.55% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 3.44% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 10
Average salary £50,000 £55,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.90% +20.65%
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +12.50%
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
837 697 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 82.63% 73.91% 78.33%
Number of salaries quoted 696 560 615
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
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 2 July 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 -2 9 £50,000 -23.07% 5
Gloucester -4 2 £47,500 +25.00% 3
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) Information Security
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 6 (28.57%) Solaris
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
4 6 (28.57%) SMTP
4 6 (28.57%) HTTP
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) OWASP
7 3 (14.29%) SIEM
7 3 (14.29%) CEH
7 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) McAfee
8 2 (9.52%) CISSP
8 2 (9.52%) C++

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) SMTP
3 6 (28.57%) HTTP
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Security Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Malware Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Trainer
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) Physics
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Information Security
1 9 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
5 3 (14.29%) OWASP
5 3 (14.29%) SIEM
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Android Development
7 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PHP
1 6 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) CEH
4 2 (9.52%) CISMP
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
5 1 (4.76%) GIAC
5 1 (4.76%) GCFA
5 1 (4.76%) EnCE
5 1 (4.76%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ARP4754
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) McAfee
1 2 (9.52%) Qualys
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Circa £30,000- 70,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000k - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago