Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 54 42
Rank change year-on-year -14 -12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 12 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.53% 5.22% 6.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 5.75% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 40 42
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,250 £20,950
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £82,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -16.67% +26.32%

Penetration Testing 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 430 748 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 90.72% 90.89% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 377 636 495
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £23,900 £28,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) HTTP
2 8 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
2 8 (66.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 7 (58.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (58.33%) SMTP
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
4 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (41.67%) Forensic Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
6 4 (33.33%) C
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) C++
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (16.67%) Android
8 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (16.67%) Java EE
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

Penetration Testing
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 (16.67%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) HTTP
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (8.33%) CodeSonar
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) git-flow
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Incident Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Security Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Incident Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Java EE
1 2 (16.67%) STL
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Django
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) VMS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
1 8 (66.67%) Threat Intelligence
2 7 (58.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) Forensic Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (8.33%) API Design
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Kanban
7 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
7 1 (8.33%) Network Design
7 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) C
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) GIAC
3 1 (8.33%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SANS
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft