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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 86 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.78% 2.30% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.93% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 14
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.97%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +11.11%
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
857 682 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.53% 78.57% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 692 612 630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 +7 8 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (58.06%) Cyber Security
2 16 (51.61%) Linux
3 15 (48.39%) Python
4 13 (41.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (38.71%) PHP
5 12 (38.71%) Windows
6 11 (35.48%) Solaris
6 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
6 11 (35.48%) DNS
6 11 (35.48%) Aerospace
6 11 (35.48%) Internet
7 10 (32.26%) SMTP
7 10 (32.26%) HTTP
7 10 (32.26%) Firewall
8 9 (29.03%) Information Security
8 9 (29.03%) Network Security
9 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
11 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
12 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
12 4 (12.90%) ISEB
12 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
12 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
13 3 (9.68%) Ruby
13 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
13 3 (9.68%) Java
13 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
13 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
13 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 11 (35.48%) DNS
2 11 (35.48%) Internet
3 10 (32.26%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) SMTP
3 10 (32.26%) HTTP
4 9 (29.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.23%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (35.48%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (19.35%) Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Security Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Physics
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) RMADS
2 1 (3.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Cyber Security
2 9 (29.03%) Information Security
3 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) OWASP
6 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) System Testing
7 1 (3.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) PHP
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) ISEB
4 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.23%) ARP4754
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nmap
2 1 (3.23%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) McAfee
1 2 (6.45%) Qualys
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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