The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 60 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 28 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.00% 2.45% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 3.21% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 22
Average salary £53,000 £46,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.21% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
697 748 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.71% 76.40% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 617 644 701
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Penetration Testing
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 8 £53,000 - 1
Gloucester +3 5 £45,000 -2.17%
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (59.52%) Linux
2 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (40.48%) Java
4 16 (38.10%) C
4 16 (38.10%) C++
5 12 (28.57%) Information Security
5 12 (28.57%) CEH
5 12 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 12 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
6 11 (26.19%) Computer Forensics
6 11 (26.19%) PKI
6 11 (26.19%) VMware
6 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
6 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.81%) ISEB
7 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Performance Testing
8 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (21.43%) Time Management
8 9 (21.43%) Finance
8 9 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner
9 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
9 8 (19.05%) WAN
9 8 (19.05%) LAN
9 8 (19.05%) ITIL
9 8 (19.05%) UNIX
9 8 (19.05%) Windows

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) uWSGI
1 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) WAN
1 8 (19.05%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) SMS
2 5 (11.90%) Network Security
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 3 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Tester
3 7 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Penetration Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Test Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Testing Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Ethical Hacker
6 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Information Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Ajax
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) Pylons
1 1 (2.38%) Django
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) PKI
2 5 (11.90%) iPhone
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) UNIX
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Android
3 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Information Security
1 12 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 11 (26.19%) Computer Forensics
3 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Time Management
4 9 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 7 (16.67%) Data Security
6 7 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Business Development
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.76%) Test Management
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) SABSA
8 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) C
2 16 (38.10%) C++
3 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.90%) Assembly Language
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) CEH
2 12 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) ISEB
4 7 (16.67%) CISSP
5 6 (14.29%) CISM
6 5 (11.90%) CISA
7 4 (9.52%) Degree
8 2 (4.76%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.90%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) VMware
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Symbian
3 1 (2.38%) Intel
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago