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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 63 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 36 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.64% 1.70% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 1.99% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 15
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
859 805 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.94% 85.37% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 671 679 584
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 15 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Gloucester +5 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 50 (74.63%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (59.70%) Linux
2 40 (59.70%) Security Cleared
3 34 (50.75%) C++
4 31 (46.27%) Java
4 31 (46.27%) DV Cleared
4 31 (46.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 28 (41.79%) C
6 26 (38.81%) C#
7 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
7 25 (37.31%) Ethical Hacking
8 24 (35.82%) CISSP
9 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
10 20 (29.85%) Python
11 19 (28.36%) GIAC
12 18 (26.87%) Unix
13 17 (25.37%) MCSE
13 17 (25.37%) Network+ Certification
13 17 (25.37%) Linux+ Certification
13 17 (25.37%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (25.37%) CCNA
13 17 (25.37%) SSCP
13 17 (25.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (25.37%) SANS
14 16 (23.88%) Firewall
14 16 (23.88%) Windows
15 14 (20.90%) Perl
15 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
16 13 (19.40%) HTTP

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 7 (10.45%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (23.88%) Firewall
4 13 (19.40%) HTTP
5 12 (17.91%) DNS
5 12 (17.91%) SMTP
6 9 (13.43%) LAN
6 9 (13.43%) WAN
7 5 (7.46%) Internet
8 4 (5.97%) Wireshark
9 3 (4.48%) SSL
10 1 (1.49%) DHCP
10 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Big Data
2 7 (10.45%) Apache Hive
2 7 (10.45%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.48%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) LoadRunner
2 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) Selenium
3 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.48%) JUnit
3 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.48%) TestNG
4 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.99%) git-flow
4 2 (2.99%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.93%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Tester
3 13 (19.40%) Security Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Security Analyst
5 11 (16.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 9 (13.43%) Software Analyst
7 9 (13.43%) Software Test Analyst
7 9 (13.43%) Software Tester
7 9 (13.43%) Test Analyst
8 8 (11.94%) Consultant
8 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Penetration Tester
11 4 (5.97%) Security Specialist
11 4 (5.97%) Software Consultant
11 4 (5.97%) Test Consultant
11 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Java EE
1 11 (16.42%) STL
2 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 3 (4.48%) JDBC
4 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.99%) Django
4 2 (2.99%) LAMP
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.99%) REST
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.46%) Cybercrime
3 4 (5.97%) CESG
4 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.48%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (4.48%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Linux
2 18 (26.87%) Unix
3 16 (23.88%) Windows
4 11 (16.42%) Solaris
5 10 (14.93%) Android
6 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (74.63%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (46.27%) Reverse Engineering
3 25 (37.31%) Ethical Hacking
4 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
5 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.42%) Malware Analysis
6 11 (16.42%) Multithreading
7 10 (14.93%) Coaching
7 10 (14.93%) ITIL
7 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.43%) ITIL V3
8 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
8 9 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Information Security
9 7 (10.45%) SIEM
10 5 (7.46%) Mobile Development
10 5 (7.46%) User Stories
11 4 (5.97%) Security Operations
11 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.48%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) C++
2 31 (46.27%) Java
3 28 (41.79%) C
4 26 (38.81%) C#
5 20 (29.85%) Python
6 14 (20.90%) Perl
7 13 (19.40%) PHP
7 13 (19.40%) Ruby
8 11 (16.42%) Objective-C
9 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.97%) SQL
10 4 (5.97%) VB
11 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (59.70%) Security Cleared
2 31 (46.27%) DV Cleared
3 24 (35.82%) CISSP
4 19 (28.36%) GIAC
5 17 (25.37%) CCNA
5 17 (25.37%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (25.37%) Linux+ Certification
5 17 (25.37%) MCSE
5 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (25.37%) Network+ Certification
5 17 (25.37%) SANS
5 17 (25.37%) SSCP
6 13 (19.40%) CEH
7 12 (17.91%) CompTIA Security+
7 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
7 12 (17.91%) Security+ Certification
8 10 (14.93%) CREST Certified
9 9 (13.43%) ISEB
10 6 (8.96%) Sun Certification
11 5 (7.46%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Firmware
1 3 (4.48%) vSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
1 2 (2.99%) Salt
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) AlienVault
2 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
2 2 (2.99%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.49%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix
3 1 (1.49%) F5
3 1 (1.49%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.49%) IronPort
3 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.49%) VMware
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