Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 84 55
Rank change year-on-year +34 -29 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 76 81 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.32% 3.79% 5.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 4.15% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35 67 56
Gloucestershire median annual salary £58,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £29,800 £38,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £65,000 £78,029
South West median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +1.94% +3.00%

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 1,284 1,953 1,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.85% 91.35% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,040 1,606 1,306
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +35 33 £75,000 +30.43% 5
Cheltenham -10 9 £72,000 +44.00% 3
Cirencester - 1 £31,000 -
Stroud - 1 £85,000 -
Mitcheldean - 1 - -
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 51 (67.11%) Security Cleared
2 44 (57.89%) DV Cleared
3 39 (51.32%) C
4 26 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (32.89%) SC Cleared
6 22 (28.95%) Firewall
7 20 (26.32%) Management Information System
7 20 (26.32%) ITIL
8 18 (23.68%) Windows
8 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
8 18 (23.68%) DevOps
9 17 (22.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 17 (22.37%) RMADS
9 17 (22.37%) Information Assurance
9 17 (22.37%) CISSP
10 15 (19.74%) Linux
10 15 (19.74%) CESG
10 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (18.42%) IIS
11 14 (18.42%) Internet
11 14 (18.42%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (18.42%) IISP
11 14 (18.42%) CLAS
12 13 (17.11%) SQL
13 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.79%) HTTP
13 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
13 12 (15.79%) DNS
13 12 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
13 12 (15.79%) Threat Intelligence

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 14 (18.42%) IIS
2 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Office 365
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.58%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) Firewall
2 14 (18.42%) Internet
3 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) HTTP
3 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.16%) SSL
4 10 (13.16%) tcpdump
4 10 (13.16%) Wireshark
5 9 (11.84%) Network Security
6 8 (10.53%) DHCP
6 8 (10.53%) FTP
6 8 (10.53%) LAN
6 8 (10.53%) SMTP
6 8 (10.53%) Telnet
6 8 (10.53%) WAN
7 7 (9.21%) Wireless
8 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) MySQL
1 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Electronics
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) Security Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Information Assurance Leader
5 7 (9.21%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Information Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Incident Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Information Assurance Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Information Security Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.63%) Django
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) jQuery
3 1 (1.32%) JSON
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
3 15 (19.74%) CESG
4 12 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (13.16%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (11.84%) Device Driver
7 5 (6.58%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (5.26%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.32%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) Linux
3 9 (11.84%) Android
3 9 (11.84%) Mac OS X
3 9 (11.84%) Unix
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 18 (23.68%) DevOps
3 17 (22.37%) Information Assurance
4 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.79%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 12 (15.79%) SIEM
5 12 (15.79%) Threat Intelligence
6 11 (14.47%) Scrum
6 11 (14.47%) Service Management
7 10 (13.16%) Network Architecture
7 10 (13.16%) Project Management
7 10 (13.16%) Service Design
7 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.16%) TOGAF
8 9 (11.84%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (11.84%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (11.84%) Performance Metrics
8 9 (11.84%) Time Management
8 9 (11.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) C
2 13 (17.11%) SQL
3 11 (14.47%) C++
4 9 (11.84%) Python
5 3 (3.95%) C#
5 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (67.11%) Security Cleared
2 44 (57.89%) DV Cleared
3 25 (32.89%) SC Cleared
4 17 (22.37%) CISSP
5 14 (18.42%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (18.42%) CLAS
5 14 (18.42%) IISP
6 12 (15.79%) Degree
7 10 (13.16%) GIAC
8 3 (3.95%) Master's Degree
9 2 (2.63%) CISM
10 1 (1.32%) CISMP
10 1 (1.32%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (22.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 17 (22.37%) RMADS
3 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.95%) COBIT
4 3 (3.95%) GDPR
5 2 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.63%) ISO 22301
5 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Snort
2 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) XenApp
3 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco
3 6 (7.89%) VMware
4 5 (6.58%) Apple
4 5 (6.58%) AVG
4 5 (6.58%) Meraki
5 4 (5.26%) Splunk
6 3 (3.95%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.32%) Altera
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix
7 1 (1.32%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) Mitel
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.32%) Xilinx
7 1 (1.32%) Zend