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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 81 72 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 21 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.30% 2.71% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 3.06% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 5
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £30,950 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.24%

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
831 817 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.12% 88.61% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 683 548 713
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -8 6 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Gloucester -11 3 £50,000 +7.52% 1
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 70 (92.11%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (78.95%) Security Cleared
3 50 (65.79%) Reverse Engineering
4 46 (60.53%) Software Engineering
4 46 (60.53%) C
5 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (55.26%) DV Cleared
6 42 (55.26%) Linux
7 40 (52.63%) C++
8 35 (46.05%) C#
9 34 (44.74%) Java
10 33 (43.42%) Ethical Hacking
11 32 (42.11%) GIAC
12 31 (40.79%) Network+ Certification
12 31 (40.79%) Linux+ Certification
12 31 (40.79%) SSCP
12 31 (40.79%) CCNA
12 31 (40.79%) CISSP
12 31 (40.79%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (40.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (40.79%) MCSE
12 31 (40.79%) SANS
13 29 (38.16%) Big Data
14 28 (36.84%) TCP/IP
15 24 (31.58%) Security+ Certification
15 24 (31.58%) CompTIA Security+
16 22 (28.95%) Firewall
16 22 (28.95%) Windows
16 22 (28.95%) STL
16 22 (28.95%) Java EE

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.11%) Apache Pig
2 10 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 22 (28.95%) Firewall
3 6 (7.89%) HTTP
3 6 (7.89%) Internet
3 6 (7.89%) SSL
4 3 (3.95%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.16%) Big Data
2 13 (17.11%) Apache Hive
2 13 (17.11%) Hadoop
3 10 (13.16%) Data Mining
3 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.53%) MySQL
5 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.21%) JIRA
2 6 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (7.89%) Bitbucket
2 6 (7.89%) CodeSonar
2 6 (7.89%) git-flow
2 6 (7.89%) Robot Framework
2 6 (7.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.32%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 18 (23.68%) Games
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.89%) Local Government
3 6 (7.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Software Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Consultant
3 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Platform Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Software Consultant
4 9 (11.84%) Software Test Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Test Consultant
4 9 (11.84%) Test Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Graduate
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Computer Science Graduate
6 6 (7.89%) IT Graduate
6 6 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Penetration Tester
6 6 (7.89%) Research Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Tester
6 6 (7.89%) Trainee
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) Java EE
1 22 (28.95%) STL
2 9 (11.84%) .NET
3 7 (9.21%) Web Services
4 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.89%) Django
4 6 (7.89%) LAMP
4 6 (7.89%) Node.js
4 6 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (7.89%) Regular Expression
4 6 (7.89%) REST
4 6 (7.89%) SOAP
4 6 (7.89%) Spring MVC
5 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
6 1 (1.32%) JSON
6 1 (1.32%) XML
6 1 (1.32%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.21%) Cybercrime
5 6 (7.89%) Internet of Things
6 5 (6.58%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 42 (55.26%) Linux
2 22 (28.95%) Windows
3 20 (26.32%) Android
4 17 (22.37%) Apple iOS
5 16 (21.05%) Unix
6 10 (13.16%) Mac OS X
7 6 (7.89%) Solaris
7 6 (7.89%) Windows 2000
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (92.11%) Cybersecurity
2 50 (65.79%) Reverse Engineering
3 46 (60.53%) Software Engineering
4 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (43.42%) Ethical Hacking
6 22 (28.95%) Multithreading
7 18 (23.68%) Coaching
7 18 (23.68%) Mentoring
8 13 (17.11%) Kanban
8 13 (17.11%) Scrum
9 10 (13.16%) Cryptography
10 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
11 7 (9.21%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Line Management
11 7 (9.21%) Mobile Development
12 6 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (7.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) C
2 40 (52.63%) C++
3 35 (46.05%) C#
4 34 (44.74%) Java
5 22 (28.95%) Objective-C
6 19 (25.00%) Python
7 14 (18.42%) PHP
8 10 (13.16%) Perl
9 9 (11.84%) VB
10 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
11 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
11 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
11 6 (7.89%) R
12 1 (1.32%) Ruby
12 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 42 (55.26%) DV Cleared
3 32 (42.11%) GIAC
4 31 (40.79%) CCNA
4 31 (40.79%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (40.79%) CISSP
4 31 (40.79%) Linux+ Certification
4 31 (40.79%) MCSE
4 31 (40.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (40.79%) Network+ Certification
4 31 (40.79%) SANS
4 31 (40.79%) SSCP
5 24 (31.58%) CompTIA Security+
5 24 (31.58%) Security+ Certification
6 21 (27.63%) Degree
7 5 (6.58%) CHECK Team Leader
7 5 (6.58%) CHECK Team Member
7 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.63%) CEH
8 2 (2.63%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Docker
1 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
1 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (7.89%) vSphere
2 3 (3.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) ArcSight ESM
1 6 (7.89%) Puppet
1 6 (7.89%) Salt
2 1 (1.32%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) ArcSight
1 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
1 6 (7.89%) Cisco
1 6 (7.89%) Crossbeam
1 6 (7.89%) F5
1 6 (7.89%) Juniper
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle
1 6 (7.89%) Palo Alto
1 6 (7.89%) Splunk
1 6 (7.89%) VMware
2 1 (1.32%) Zend
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