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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 67 98 62
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -36
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 31 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.80% 0.88% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 1.02% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 31
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -15.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
968 978 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 87.52% 85.79% 84.09%
Number of salaries quoted 642 770 672
Median salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +3 15 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Gloucester +19 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 46 (85.19%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (57.41%) C++
3 30 (55.56%) Java
3 30 (55.56%) Linux
4 28 (51.85%) Reverse Engineering
5 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 25 (46.30%) C#
7 24 (44.44%) TCP/IP
8 23 (42.59%) C
9 22 (40.74%) Telecoms
9 22 (40.74%) Ethical Hacking
10 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
10 21 (38.89%) CISSP
11 19 (35.19%) Big Data
12 18 (33.33%) Apple iOS
13 17 (31.48%) Android
13 17 (31.48%) Firewall
13 17 (31.48%) GIAC
14 15 (27.78%) Objective-C
14 15 (27.78%) Linux+ Certification
14 15 (27.78%) SSCP
14 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (27.78%) STL
14 15 (27.78%) CCNA
14 15 (27.78%) MCSE
14 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
14 15 (27.78%) Apache Hive
14 15 (27.78%) Hadoop
14 15 (27.78%) Ruby

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 15 (27.78%) Apache Pig
2 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 17 (31.48%) Firewall
3 14 (25.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (16.67%) DNS
4 9 (16.67%) SMTP
5 8 (14.81%) HTTP
6 4 (7.41%) Internet
6 4 (7.41%) LAN
6 4 (7.41%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.85%) DHCP
8 1 (1.85%) SSL
8 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) Big Data
2 15 (27.78%) Apache Hive
2 15 (27.78%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
1 4 (7.41%) JUnit
1 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
1 4 (7.41%) Selenium
1 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
1 4 (7.41%) TestNG
2 1 (1.85%) GDB
General
1 22 (40.74%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Software Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Security Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Consultant
8 5 (9.26%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Software Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Software Tester
9 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Java EE
1 15 (27.78%) STL
2 4 (7.41%) JDBC
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Cybercrime
2 7 (12.96%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.41%) CESG
4 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Linux
2 18 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 17 (31.48%) Android
4 12 (22.22%) Windows
5 8 (14.81%) Solaris
6 4 (7.41%) Unix
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (51.85%) Reverse Engineering
3 22 (40.74%) Ethical Hacking
4 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
5 15 (27.78%) Mobile Development
5 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
6 8 (14.81%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (12.96%) Information Security
7 7 (12.96%) SIEM
8 5 (9.26%) ITIL
9 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.41%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
9 4 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Security Operations
9 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) User Stories
10 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) C++
2 30 (55.56%) Java
3 25 (46.30%) C#
4 23 (42.59%) C
5 15 (27.78%) Objective-C
5 15 (27.78%) Ruby
6 13 (24.07%) Python
7 11 (20.37%) Perl
8 8 (14.81%) PHP
9 5 (9.26%) SQL
10 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (38.89%) CISSP
3 17 (31.48%) GIAC
4 15 (27.78%) CCNA
4 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (27.78%) Linux+ Certification
4 15 (27.78%) MCSE
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (27.78%) SANS
4 15 (27.78%) SSCP
5 13 (24.07%) DV Cleared
6 10 (18.52%) CREST Certified
6 10 (18.52%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (14.81%) CEH
8 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 5 (9.26%) OSCP
10 4 (7.41%) Degree
10 4 (7.41%) ISEB
10 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
11 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) AlienVault
1 2 (3.70%) ArcSight
1 2 (3.70%) LogRhythm
2 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco
2 1 (1.85%) Citrix
2 1 (1.85%) F5
2 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
2 1 (1.85%) IronPort
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
2 1 (1.85%) VMware
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago