The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank - 72 101
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.54% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £30,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Security 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
616 555 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.67% 75.92% 73.43%
Number of salaries quoted 513 489 811
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Testing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Test Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Testing Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001