The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 43 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 0.43% 1.23% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.41% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.69%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 199 213 264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 85.41% 87.65% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 178 126 223
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (75.00%) Crossbeam
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) GPG13
2 3 (75.00%) Content Development

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) GDB
1 1 (25.00%) IDA Disassembler
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) ArcSight Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Researcher
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Development
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Attack Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Crossbeam
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
1 3 (75.00%) VMware