The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Ethical Hacking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 51 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 5 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.16% 2.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 0
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18%  

Ethical Hacking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 214 358 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.24% 88.18% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1426 1079
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £32,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £58,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Ethical Hacking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in Cheltenham

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in Cheltenham

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 13 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Reverse Engineering
3 10 (76.92%) C++
4 7 (53.85%) C
4 7 (53.85%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) Big Data
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 5 (38.46%) Legal
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
8 3 (23.08%) PhD
8 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
8 3 (23.08%) Information Security
8 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
8 3 (23.08%) Threat Detection
8 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
9 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
9 2 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
9 2 (15.38%) Forensic Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (15.38%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
9 2 (15.38%) ECSA

Ethical Hacking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Research Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Penetration Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Security Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (76.92%) Reverse Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
6 3 (23.08%) Threat Detection
7 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
7 2 (15.38%) Forensic Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) MVC
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
8 1 (7.69%) OOP
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) C
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) Scala
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) PhD
5 2 (15.38%) CEH
5 2 (15.38%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) EC-Council LPT
5 2 (15.38%) ECSA
5 2 (15.38%) EnCE
5 2 (15.38%) GCFA
5 2 (15.38%) GIAC
5 2 (15.38%) GPEN
5 2 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Zend