Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 66 46
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 27 11 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.56% 2.29% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 2.49% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 49
Cheltenham median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £30,050 £37,500 £41,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £78,500 £70,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £38,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -33.91% +4.55% -

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 537 441 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 90.71% 91.88% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 422 388 631
Cheltenham median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Cheltenham

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Cheltenham

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 21 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (74.07%) Process Management
3 18 (66.67%) CISSP
4 17 (62.96%) CISM
5 16 (59.26%) Management Information System
6 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
6 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (11.11%) SIEM
8 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
9 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
9 2 (7.41%) Time Management
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.41%) GWAPT
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle
9 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.41%) Sun
9 2 (7.41%) C#
9 2 (7.41%) Firewall
9 2 (7.41%) Back Office
9 2 (7.41%) Security Management
9 2 (7.41%) Retail
9 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (7.41%) ECSA

Information Security
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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Analyst
1 23 (85.19%) Security Analyst
2 21 (77.78%) Information Analyst
2 21 (77.78%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Information Analyst
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) IT Security Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Process Management
2 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (11.11%) SIEM
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.41%) Database Security
3 2 (7.41%) Security Management
3 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
3 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (3.70%) Due Diligence
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
4 1 (3.70%) Internal Audit
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) OWASP
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) CISSP
2 17 (62.96%) CISM
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ECSA
3 2 (7.41%) GWAPT
4 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (3.70%) OSCE
4 1 (3.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.70%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
1 2 (7.41%) Sun