The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 81 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.75% 0.31% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.40% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Average salary £60,000 £51,400 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.73% +97.69%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
697 748 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.71% 76.40% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 617 644 701
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Security Testing
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -15 2 £32,000 -37.74%
Security Testing
South West

Security Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (58.33%) Data Security
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) CISA
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (41.67%) Network Security
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Information Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Testing Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Data Security
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISA
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001