Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 76 68
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 76 66 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.83% 4.32% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 4.77% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 54 37 72
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,125 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.79% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,850 £37,500 £42,050
90th Percentile £82,125 £83,750 £69,750
South West median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% -9.52% +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 1,450 1,385 2,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 92.12% 90.64% 92.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,132 1,685
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +11 27 £50,000 -25.93% 6
Cheltenham +17 24 £37,500 -42.31% 2
Cirencester - 10 £39,125 - 1
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 34 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (30.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
4 20 (26.32%) Degree
5 18 (23.68%) CISSP
6 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (19.74%) Windows
7 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
7 15 (19.74%) Line Management
7 15 (19.74%) SDLC
8 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (18.42%) Process Management
9 13 (17.11%) CISM
9 13 (17.11%) Electronics
9 13 (17.11%) C
9 13 (17.11%) Data Protection
9 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (15.79%) Finance
11 11 (14.47%) Linux
11 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.47%) Time Management
11 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (14.47%) Software Delivery
12 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
12 10 (13.16%) DV Cleared
12 10 (13.16%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (11.84%) Cyber Defence
13 9 (11.84%) C++

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 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) Office 365
4 2 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.32%) IaaS
5 1 (1.32%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Firewall
1 4 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (5.26%) Network Security
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
2 2 (2.63%) LAN
2 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) WAN
2 2 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) VLAN
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 13 (17.11%) Electronics
2 12 (15.79%) Finance
3 9 (11.84%) Military
4 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.89%) Law
6 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
6 5 (6.58%) Marketing
7 4 (5.26%) Banking
8 2 (2.63%) Back Office
8 2 (2.63%) Retail
9 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 18 (23.68%) Security Analyst
3 17 (22.37%) Software Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Information Analyst
4 15 (19.74%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Graduate
5 10 (13.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Security Consultant
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Information Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) IT Risk Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) J2EE
2 8 (10.53%) HTML
3 6 (7.89%) .NET
3 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.58%) Hibernate
4 5 (6.58%) Java EE
4 5 (6.58%) Spring
5 4 (5.26%) EJB
5 4 (5.26%) OAuth
5 4 (5.26%) OpenID
5 4 (5.26%) SAML
6 3 (3.95%) HTML5
6 3 (3.95%) React
7 1 (1.32%) CSS
7 1 (1.32%) CSS3
7 1 (1.32%) jQuery
7 1 (1.32%) Middleware
7 1 (1.32%) Node.js
7 1 (1.32%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.84%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.58%) Cybercrime
5 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.26%) PKI
6 3 (3.95%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) CESG
8 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Linux
3 9 (11.84%) Android
4 7 (9.21%) Unix
5 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) CentOS
8 1 (1.32%) Debian
8 1 (1.32%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
3 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) Line Management
3 15 (19.74%) SDLC
4 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (18.42%) Process Management
5 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.11%) Data Protection
6 11 (14.47%) Software Delivery
6 11 (14.47%) Time Management
7 9 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.89%) Analytics
8 6 (7.89%) Information Assurance
8 6 (7.89%) Internal Audit
8 6 (7.89%) ITIL
9 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.58%) Cryptography
9 5 (6.58%) Data Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) C
2 9 (11.84%) C++
2 9 (11.84%) Python
3 8 (10.53%) C#
3 8 (10.53%) Java
4 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.58%) Perl
5 5 (6.58%) Ruby
6 4 (5.26%) SQL
7 2 (2.63%) ES6
8 1 (1.32%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Degree
2 18 (23.68%) CISSP
3 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
4 13 (17.11%) CISM
5 10 (13.16%) DV Cleared
5 10 (13.16%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (5.26%) CISMP
8 2 (2.63%) CCA
8 2 (2.63%) CCNA
8 2 (2.63%) CEH
8 2 (2.63%) CISA
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.63%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.63%) ECSA
8 2 (2.63%) GWAPT
8 2 (2.63%) MCP
8 2 (2.63%) SSCP
8 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.84%) COBIT
3 8 (10.53%) PCI DSS
4 5 (6.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (6.58%) GDPR
4 5 (6.58%) ISO 9001
4 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.63%) RMADS
6 1 (1.32%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.32%) QA
6 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco
2 5 (6.58%) SAP
2 5 (6.58%) VMware
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) Apple
4 2 (2.63%) AVG
4 2 (2.63%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) Meraki
4 2 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.32%) Qualys