Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 109 55
Rank change year-on-year +40 -54 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 55 40 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.54% 2.21% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 2.37% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 45
Gloucestershire median annual salary £61,250 £57,500 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% -4.96% +21.00%
10th Percentile £31,225 £28,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £80,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +26.32% -5.00%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,416 1,689 1,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 91.12% 93.37% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,155 1,375 1,198
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +15 22 £63,750 +4.08% 2
Cheltenham -7 3 £55,000 +2.33% 7
Stroud - 3 £77,500 -
Cirencester - 2 £59,250 -
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 28 (50.91%) Security Cleared
2 23 (41.82%) DV Cleared
3 21 (38.18%) C
4 19 (34.55%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (30.91%) CISSP
5 17 (30.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 15 (27.27%) Windows
6 15 (27.27%) Linux
7 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.45%) Unix
7 14 (25.45%) Android
8 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
8 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
8 12 (21.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 12 (21.82%) Threat Intelligence
9 11 (20.00%) DevOps
9 11 (20.00%) HTTP
9 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 11 (20.00%) DNS
9 11 (20.00%) C++
10 10 (18.18%) Python
10 10 (18.18%) Mac OS X
10 10 (18.18%) Firewall
10 10 (18.18%) Device Driver
10 10 (18.18%) Degree
10 10 (18.18%) Network Security
10 10 (18.18%) Information Assurance
10 10 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (16.36%) CESG Certified Professional

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (16.36%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) DNS
1 11 (20.00%) HTTP
1 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (18.18%) Firewall
2 10 (18.18%) Network Security
3 9 (16.36%) Internet
4 5 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.27%) tcpdump
5 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.64%) DHCP
6 2 (3.64%) FTP
6 2 (3.64%) SMTP
6 2 (3.64%) SSL
6 2 (3.64%) Telnet
7 1 (1.82%) LAN
7 1 (1.82%) WAN
7 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.27%) Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Military
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Software Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Security Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Information Assurance Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Information Security Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Information Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Principal Security Architect
8 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) J2EE
1 4 (7.27%) OAuth
1 4 (7.27%) OpenID
1 4 (7.27%) SAML
2 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.64%) Django
2 2 (3.64%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) Device Driver
3 7 (12.73%) CESG
3 7 (12.73%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Android
2 14 (25.45%) Unix
3 10 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (21.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.82%) Threat Intelligence
3 11 (20.00%) DevOps
4 10 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 7 (12.73%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL
7 5 (9.09%) SDLC
7 5 (9.09%) SIEM
8 4 (7.27%) Event Correlation
8 4 (7.27%) Network Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Service Design
8 4 (7.27%) SOA
8 4 (7.27%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) C
2 11 (20.00%) C++
3 10 (18.18%) Python
4 6 (10.91%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Security Cleared
2 23 (41.82%) DV Cleared
3 17 (30.91%) CISSP
4 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 10 (18.18%) Degree
6 9 (16.36%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (16.36%) CLAS
6 9 (16.36%) IISP
7 4 (7.27%) CISMP
7 4 (7.27%) GIAC
7 4 (7.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (3.64%) CISM
9 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (16.36%) GDPR
2 9 (16.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (16.36%) RMADS
3 5 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 4 (7.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Snort
2 1 (1.82%) Firmware
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Altera
3 1 (1.82%) Apple
3 1 (1.82%) AVG
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) Meraki
3 1 (1.82%) Splunk
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) Xilinx