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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 45 39 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.23% 3.49% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 3.90% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 3
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Penetration Testing 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 197 461 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 87.95% 89.34% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 153 252 281
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 23 (95.83%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 15 (62.50%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) C++
3 15 (62.50%) Java
4 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 14 (58.33%) Big Data
5 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (50.00%) Algorithms
7 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
8 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
8 9 (37.50%) Degree
8 9 (37.50%) Data Mining
8 9 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (25.00%) C
9 6 (25.00%) GIAC
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 6 (25.00%) Android
10 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
10 5 (20.83%) Java EE
10 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
10 5 (20.83%) Objective-C
10 5 (20.83%) Information Security
10 5 (20.83%) MCSE
10 5 (20.83%) CCNA
10 5 (20.83%) CISSP
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification

Penetration Testing
Top Related 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 9 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (20.83%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Big Data
2 9 (37.50%) Data Mining
2 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (20.83%) Apache Hive
3 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) C# Developer
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Security Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Graduate
4 3 (12.50%) Graduate
4 3 (12.50%) IT Graduate
4 3 (12.50%) Trainee
5 1 (4.17%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Java EE
1 5 (20.83%) STL
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (20.83%) Cybercrime
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Android
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (62.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (20.83%) Information Security
6 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
6 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Cryptography
7 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (12.50%) Complexity Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) Physics
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) B2B
9 1 (4.17%) CRM
9 1 (4.17%) Forensic Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
1 15 (62.50%) C++
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C
3 5 (20.83%) Objective-C
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) R
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) GIAC
5 5 (20.83%) CCNA
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.83%) CISSP
5 5 (20.83%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (20.83%) MCSE
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (20.83%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (20.83%) SANS
5 5 (20.83%) SSCP
6 4 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
6 4 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) CREST Certified
8 1 (4.17%) EC-Council LPT
8 1 (4.17%) ECSA
8 1 (4.17%) GPEN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) EnCase
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