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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 40 35
Rank change year-on-year -36 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 23 66 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.74% 6.21% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 6.93% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 36
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -6.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 771 953 917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 92.00% 89.65% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 625 603 742
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -8 12 £65,000 +30.00%
Cheltenham -17 2 £53,750 -10.78% 1
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 35 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 31 (49.21%) Management Information System
2 31 (49.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (41.27%) DV Cleared
4 25 (39.68%) Security Management
5 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
6 17 (26.98%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (26.98%) Information Security Management
6 17 (26.98%) Degree
7 16 (25.40%) C
8 15 (23.81%) Service Management
8 15 (23.81%) CISSP
9 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 14 (22.22%) ISMS
10 13 (20.63%) RMADS
10 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Management
11 12 (19.05%) Business Continuity
11 12 (19.05%) Network Architecture
12 11 (17.46%) Zend
12 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.46%) MySQL
12 11 (17.46%) PHP
13 10 (15.87%) CSS
13 10 (15.87%) Web Services
13 10 (15.87%) Windows
13 10 (15.87%) Linux
13 10 (15.87%) OO
13 10 (15.87%) HTML
13 10 (15.87%) MVC

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 5 (7.94%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (9.52%) Network Security
3 5 (7.94%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) FTP
4 2 (3.17%) HTTP
4 2 (3.17%) SMTP
4 2 (3.17%) SSL
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) tcpdump
4 2 (3.17%) Telnet
4 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
1 2 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.70%) Legal
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.52%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Consultant
2 14 (22.22%) Architect
2 14 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 13 (20.63%) IT Architect
3 13 (20.63%) IT Security Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Developer
4 10 (15.87%) PHP Developer
5 7 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Information Governance Officer
7 5 (7.94%) Information Officer
7 5 (7.94%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) CISSP Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Compliance Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Security Penetration Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Security Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) CSS
1 10 (15.87%) HTML
1 10 (15.87%) jQuery
1 10 (15.87%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.59%) JSON
3 1 (1.59%) Kendo UI
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (49.21%) Management Information System
2 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) CESG
3 6 (9.52%) Device Driver
4 5 (7.94%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Unix
3 6 (9.52%) Android
3 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.59%) CentOS
4 1 (1.59%) Debian
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Security Management
2 17 (26.98%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (26.98%) Information Security Management
3 15 (23.81%) Service Management
4 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.22%) ISMS
5 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (19.05%) Business Continuity
6 12 (19.05%) Network Architecture
7 10 (15.87%) DevOps
7 10 (15.87%) Information Assurance
7 10 (15.87%) MVC
7 10 (15.87%) OO
7 10 (15.87%) OO PHP
7 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
8 9 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (14.29%) ITIL
8 9 (14.29%) OOP
8 9 (14.29%) Time Management
8 9 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) C
2 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.46%) PHP
3 7 (11.11%) Python
4 6 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 35 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.27%) DV Cleared
3 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
4 17 (26.98%) Degree
5 15 (23.81%) CISSP
6 8 (12.70%) CISM
7 7 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (9.52%) CCNP
8 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.35%) CISMP
10 3 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (4.76%) CHECK Team Member
10 3 (4.76%) CREST Certified
11 2 (3.17%) IISP
12 1 (1.59%) CEH
12 1 (1.59%) CISA
12 1 (1.59%) ISSMP
12 1 (1.59%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (49.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (20.63%) RMADS
3 6 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
5 4 (6.35%) COBIT
5 4 (6.35%) ISO27002
6 2 (3.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (3.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Snort
3 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ansible
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Zend
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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