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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 68 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 30 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.09% 1.23% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.46% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 26
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
841 893 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.52% 84.81% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 617 735 625
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -9 14 £50,000 - 5
Gloucester +10 3 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (75.41%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 34 (55.74%) Security Cleared
3 29 (47.54%) C++
4 27 (44.26%) Java
5 26 (42.62%) Reverse Engineering
6 23 (37.70%) C#
6 23 (37.70%) TCP/IP
7 22 (36.07%) C
7 22 (36.07%) DV Cleared
8 21 (34.43%) CISSP
9 20 (32.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
11 17 (27.87%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
12 16 (26.23%) GIAC
12 16 (26.23%) Python
13 14 (22.95%) MCSE
13 14 (22.95%) Network+ Certification
13 14 (22.95%) Linux+ Certification
13 14 (22.95%) Firewall
13 14 (22.95%) SSCP
13 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (22.95%) CCNA
13 14 (22.95%) Ruby
13 14 (22.95%) SANS
14 13 (21.31%) Windows
14 13 (21.31%) Perl
15 12 (19.67%) Unix

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 (11.48%) Apache Pig
2 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) TCP/IP
2 17 (27.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (22.95%) Firewall
4 12 (19.67%) DNS
4 12 (19.67%) SMTP
5 11 (18.03%) HTTP
6 7 (11.48%) LAN
6 7 (11.48%) WAN
7 5 (8.20%) Internet
8 3 (4.92%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.64%) DHCP
9 1 (1.64%) SSL
9 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) Big Data
2 7 (11.48%) Apache Hive
2 7 (11.48%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) LoadRunner
2 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.56%) JIRA
2 4 (6.56%) JUnit
2 4 (6.56%) Selenium
2 4 (6.56%) SpecFlow
2 4 (6.56%) TestNG
General
1 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.48%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Security Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Tester
4 11 (18.03%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Consultant
7 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Software Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Software Test Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Software Tester
7 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Penetration Tester
9 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 4 (6.56%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Security Specialist
10 3 (4.92%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Java EE
1 10 (16.39%) STL
2 4 (6.56%) JDBC
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Digital Media
2 7 (11.48%) Cybercrime
3 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.56%) CESG
3 4 (6.56%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) Windows
3 12 (19.67%) Unix
4 11 (18.03%) Solaris
5 9 (14.75%) Android
6 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (42.62%) Reverse Engineering
3 20 (32.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.03%) Malware Analysis
6 10 (16.39%) Multithreading
7 8 (13.11%) Information Security
7 8 (13.11%) ITIL
8 7 (11.48%) Coaching
8 7 (11.48%) ITIL V3
8 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.48%) Mobile Development
8 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
8 7 (11.48%) SIEM
8 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Functional Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) C++
2 27 (44.26%) Java
3 23 (37.70%) C#
4 22 (36.07%) C
5 16 (26.23%) Python
6 14 (22.95%) Ruby
7 13 (21.31%) Perl
8 11 (18.03%) PHP
9 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
10 5 (8.20%) SQL
11 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (55.74%) Security Cleared
2 22 (36.07%) DV Cleared
3 21 (34.43%) CISSP
4 16 (26.23%) GIAC
5 14 (22.95%) CCNA
5 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (22.95%) Linux+ Certification
5 14 (22.95%) MCSE
5 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (22.95%) Network+ Certification
5 14 (22.95%) SANS
5 14 (22.95%) SSCP
6 11 (18.03%) CEH
7 10 (16.39%) CREST Certified
7 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
8 7 (11.48%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (11.48%) ISEB
8 7 (11.48%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (8.20%) OSCP
10 4 (6.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) AlienVault
1 2 (3.28%) ArcSight
1 2 (3.28%) LogRhythm
2 1 (1.64%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix
2 1 (1.64%) F5
2 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
2 1 (1.64%) IronPort
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto
2 1 (1.64%) VMware
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