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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 63 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 52 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.54% 3.58% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 4.06% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 22
Median salary £48,750 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,250
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
1029 937 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 89.79% 88.23% 80.30%
Number of salaries quoted 817 767 575
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £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
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -7 27 £48,750 -25.00% 9
Gloucester +2 8 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 71 (83.53%) Cybersecurity
2 55 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 52 (61.18%) Linux
4 49 (57.65%) Reverse Engineering
5 48 (56.47%) Software Engineering
6 46 (54.12%) C
7 45 (52.94%) C++
8 41 (48.24%) Ethical Hacking
8 41 (48.24%) DV Cleared
9 40 (47.06%) Java
10 38 (44.71%) C#
10 38 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (43.53%) CISSP
12 35 (41.18%) GIAC
13 34 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
13 34 (40.00%) Linux+ Certification
13 34 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (40.00%) CCNA
13 34 (40.00%) SSCP
13 34 (40.00%) MCSE
13 34 (40.00%) SANS
14 30 (35.29%) TCP/IP
15 27 (31.76%) Python
16 25 (29.41%) Unix
16 25 (29.41%) PHP
16 25 (29.41%) Security+ Certification
16 25 (29.41%) Firewall
16 25 (29.41%) CompTIA Security+
17 24 (28.24%) STL

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 (15.29%) Apache Pig
2 4 (4.71%) Confluence
3 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 30 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 25 (29.41%) Firewall
3 11 (12.94%) HTTP
4 10 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (8.24%) DNS
5 7 (8.24%) SMTP
6 6 (7.06%) LAN
6 6 (7.06%) WAN
6 6 (7.06%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.71%) SSL
8 3 (3.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) Big Data
2 13 (15.29%) Apache Hive
2 13 (15.29%) Hadoop
3 8 (9.41%) MySQL
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.53%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.41%) JIRA
2 6 (7.06%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.71%) Bitbucket
3 4 (4.71%) CodeSonar
3 4 (4.71%) git-flow
3 4 (4.71%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.71%) Robot Framework
3 4 (4.71%) Selenium
3 4 (4.71%) Subversion
General
1 21 (24.71%) Games
2 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Software Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) Consultant
3 13 (15.29%) Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Software Consultant
4 11 (12.94%) Software Test Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Test Consultant
4 11 (12.94%) Test Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Graduate
5 10 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Tester
6 7 (8.24%) Security Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) IT Graduate
7 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Software Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) Java EE
1 24 (28.24%) STL
2 10 (11.76%) Web Services
3 9 (10.59%) .NET
4 8 (9.41%) CSS
4 8 (9.41%) HTML
5 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.71%) Django
5 4 (4.71%) jQuery
5 4 (4.71%) JSON
5 4 (4.71%) Kendo UI
5 4 (4.71%) LAMP
5 4 (4.71%) Node.js
5 4 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.71%) REST
5 4 (4.71%) SOAP
5 4 (4.71%) Spring MVC
5 4 (4.71%) XML
5 4 (4.71%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Algorithms
1 9 (10.59%) Cybercrime
2 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.06%) Cryptography
2 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.06%) Physics
3 5 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.53%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.35%) CESG
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.18%) Linux
2 25 (29.41%) Unix
3 18 (21.18%) Android
4 13 (15.29%) Apple iOS
4 13 (15.29%) Windows
5 7 (8.24%) Solaris
6 4 (4.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (83.53%) Cybersecurity
2 49 (57.65%) Reverse Engineering
3 48 (56.47%) Software Engineering
4 41 (48.24%) Ethical Hacking
5 38 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (28.24%) Multithreading
7 21 (24.71%) Coaching
7 21 (24.71%) Mentoring
8 14 (16.47%) Kanban
8 14 (16.47%) Scrum
9 9 (10.59%) Mobile Development
10 8 (9.41%) OO
11 7 (8.24%) Malware Analysis
12 6 (7.06%) Automated Testing
12 6 (7.06%) Complexity Analysis
12 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.06%) ITIL
12 6 (7.06%) ITIL V3
12 6 (7.06%) Performance Testing
12 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) C
2 45 (52.94%) C++
3 40 (47.06%) Java
4 38 (44.71%) C#
5 27 (31.76%) Python
6 25 (29.41%) PHP
7 24 (28.24%) Objective-C
8 17 (20.00%) Perl
9 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
10 11 (12.94%) VB
11 6 (7.06%) R
11 6 (7.06%) Ruby
11 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
12 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 41 (48.24%) DV Cleared
3 37 (43.53%) CISSP
4 35 (41.18%) GIAC
5 34 (40.00%) CCNA
5 34 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (40.00%) Linux+ Certification
5 34 (40.00%) MCSE
5 34 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
5 34 (40.00%) SANS
5 34 (40.00%) SSCP
6 25 (29.41%) CompTIA Security+
6 25 (29.41%) Security+ Certification
7 13 (15.29%) Degree
8 10 (11.76%) CEH
8 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 6 (7.06%) ISEB
9 6 (7.06%) Sun Certification
10 4 (4.71%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Firmware
2 4 (4.71%) Docker
2 4 (4.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
1 4 (4.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.71%) Zend
2 1 (1.18%) AlienVault
2 1 (1.18%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.18%) LogRhythm
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