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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 64 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 49 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.16% 3.39% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 3.77% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 25
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1047 875 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 88.80% 89.84% 84.03%
Number of salaries quoted 879 678 807
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -14 23 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Gloucester -4 6 £50,000 +15.60%
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 81 (89.01%) Cybersecurity
2 69 (75.82%) Security Cleared
3 64 (70.33%) Software Engineering
4 63 (69.23%) Reverse Engineering
5 54 (59.34%) C
5 54 (59.34%) Linux
6 53 (58.24%) C++
6 53 (58.24%) DV Cleared
7 49 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (53.85%) Ethical Hacking
7 49 (53.85%) Java
8 47 (51.65%) C#
9 44 (48.35%) GIAC
10 43 (47.25%) Network+ Certification
10 43 (47.25%) Linux+ Certification
10 43 (47.25%) CCNA
10 43 (47.25%) CISSP
10 43 (47.25%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (47.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 43 (47.25%) SSCP
10 43 (47.25%) MCSE
10 43 (47.25%) SANS
11 35 (38.46%) TCP/IP
12 32 (35.16%) Security+ Certification
12 32 (35.16%) Firewall
12 32 (35.16%) CompTIA Security+
13 31 (34.07%) STL
13 31 (34.07%) Objective-C
13 31 (34.07%) Multithreading
13 31 (34.07%) 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 19 (20.88%) Apache Pig
2 9 (9.89%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.40%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 32 (35.16%) Firewall
3 9 (9.89%) HTTP
4 8 (8.79%) SSL
5 4 (4.40%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.30%) LAN
6 3 (3.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.10%) DNS
7 1 (1.10%) Internet
7 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.10%) SMTP
7 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.87%) Big Data
2 19 (20.88%) Apache Hive
2 19 (20.88%) Hadoop
3 12 (13.19%) MySQL
4 9 (9.89%) Data Mining
4 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.19%) JIRA
2 8 (8.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (8.79%) Bitbucket
2 8 (8.79%) CodeSonar
2 8 (8.79%) git-flow
2 8 (8.79%) Robot Framework
2 8 (8.79%) Selenium
3 4 (4.40%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.40%) Subversion
4 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.10%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (26.37%) Games
2 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Legal
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Software Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Consultant
3 12 (13.19%) Platform Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Software Consultant
3 12 (13.19%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Test Consultant
3 12 (13.19%) Test Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Graduate
5 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Tester
6 7 (7.69%) Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) IT Graduate
6 7 (7.69%) Trainee
7 6 (6.59%) Computer Science Graduate
7 6 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (6.59%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Security Penetration Tester
8 5 (5.49%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.07%) Java EE
1 31 (34.07%) STL
2 12 (13.19%) .NET
3 11 (12.09%) Web Services
4 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
4 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.79%) CSS
4 8 (8.79%) Django
4 8 (8.79%) HTML
4 8 (8.79%) LAMP
4 8 (8.79%) Node.js
4 8 (8.79%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (8.79%) REST
4 8 (8.79%) SOAP
4 8 (8.79%) Spring MVC
5 4 (4.40%) jQuery
5 4 (4.40%) JSON
5 4 (4.40%) Kendo UI
5 4 (4.40%) XML
5 4 (4.40%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Algorithms
2 11 (12.09%) Cybercrime
3 8 (8.79%) Cryptography
4 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.69%) Physics
5 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.20%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 54 (59.34%) Linux
2 24 (26.37%) Android
3 23 (25.27%) Unix
4 20 (21.98%) Apple iOS
5 19 (20.88%) Windows
6 9 (9.89%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.40%) Solaris
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (89.01%) Cybersecurity
2 64 (70.33%) Software Engineering
3 63 (69.23%) Reverse Engineering
4 49 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (53.85%) Ethical Hacking
5 31 (34.07%) Multithreading
6 24 (26.37%) Coaching
6 24 (26.37%) Mentoring
7 19 (20.88%) Kanban
7 19 (20.88%) Scrum
8 11 (12.09%) Mobile Development
9 8 (8.79%) API Design
9 8 (8.79%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.79%) OO
9 8 (8.79%) User Stories
10 7 (7.69%) Complexity Analysis
10 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.49%) Information Security
12 4 (4.40%) Line Management
12 4 (4.40%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 54 (59.34%) C
2 53 (58.24%) C++
3 49 (53.85%) Java
4 47 (51.65%) C#
5 31 (34.07%) Objective-C
6 26 (28.57%) Python
7 24 (26.37%) PHP
8 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
9 13 (14.29%) Perl
10 12 (13.19%) VB
11 8 (8.79%) Bash Shell
11 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
12 7 (7.69%) R
13 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (75.82%) Security Cleared
2 53 (58.24%) DV Cleared
3 44 (48.35%) GIAC
4 43 (47.25%) CCNA
4 43 (47.25%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (47.25%) CISSP
4 43 (47.25%) Linux+ Certification
4 43 (47.25%) MCSE
4 43 (47.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (47.25%) Network+ Certification
4 43 (47.25%) SANS
4 43 (47.25%) SSCP
5 32 (35.16%) CompTIA Security+
5 32 (35.16%) Security+ Certification
6 16 (17.58%) Degree
7 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.59%) CEH
8 6 (6.59%) CHECK Team Leader
8 6 (6.59%) CHECK Team Member
9 4 (4.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
1 8 (8.79%) vSphere
2 4 (4.40%) Firmware
3 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Puppet
1 8 (8.79%) Salt
2 3 (3.30%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.10%) EnCase
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) Zend
3 3 (3.30%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco
3 3 (3.30%) Crossbeam
3 3 (3.30%) F5
3 3 (3.30%) Juniper
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
3 3 (3.30%) Splunk
3 3 (3.30%) VMware
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