Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 110 69
Rank change year-on-year +41 -41 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 64 39 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.81% 2.36% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 2.57% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 50
Gloucestershire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -13.04% +9.52%
10th Percentile £31,450 £47,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £78,250 £71,250 £70,000
South West median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.36% +10.00% -

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 1,563 1,519 1,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 93.09% 91.95% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,271 1,231 1,400
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +22 23 £57,500 +12.20% 10
Cheltenham +1 11 £42,500 -26.09% 8
Cirencester - 3 £36,500 - 1
Stroud - 3 £77,500 -
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (53.13%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 15 (23.44%) C
4 15 (23.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (21.88%) DV Cleared
6 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.31%) CISSP
6 13 (20.31%) Windows
7 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 12 (18.75%) Degree
8 11 (17.19%) GDPR
8 11 (17.19%) Linux
8 11 (17.19%) Python
8 11 (17.19%) C++
9 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.63%) SDLC
9 10 (15.63%) Android
10 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (14.06%) Data Protection
10 9 (14.06%) Cyber Defence
10 9 (14.06%) J2EE
10 9 (14.06%) Unix
11 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.50%) DNS
11 8 (12.50%) C#
11 8 (12.50%) Java
11 8 (12.50%) Electronics
11 8 (12.50%) Finance
11 8 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials

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 1 (1.56%) CMS
1 1 (1.56%) Confluence
1 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) DNS
1 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.94%) HTTP
3 5 (7.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.81%) Network Security
4 2 (3.13%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.56%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) VLAN
5 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.50%) Electronics
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Law
2 6 (9.38%) Military
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Software Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Consultant
4 10 (15.63%) Security Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Graduate
8 4 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Security Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Security Officer
8 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Information Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Information Officer
9 3 (4.69%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) J2EE
2 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
2 7 (10.94%) HTML
3 5 (7.81%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
3 5 (7.81%) Java EE
3 5 (7.81%) Spring
4 4 (6.25%) EJB
4 4 (6.25%) OAuth
4 4 (6.25%) OpenID
4 4 (6.25%) SAML
5 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 2 (3.13%) React
6 1 (1.56%) CSS
6 1 (1.56%) CSS3
6 1 (1.56%) Django
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) Middleware
6 1 (1.56%) Node.js
6 1 (1.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Cyber Defence
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) Cybercrime
3 5 (7.81%) Device Driver
3 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.25%) PKI
5 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.56%) CESG
6 1 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Linux
3 10 (15.63%) Android
4 9 (14.06%) Unix
5 6 (9.38%) Mac OS X
6 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) CentOS
7 1 (1.56%) Debian
7 1 (1.56%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.63%) SDLC
4 9 (14.06%) Data Protection
5 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 8 (12.50%) Line Management
5 8 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
6 7 (10.94%) DevOps
7 6 (9.38%) Analytics
7 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
7 6 (9.38%) Time Management
8 5 (7.81%) Cyber Intelligence
8 5 (7.81%) Data Analytics
8 5 (7.81%) Information Assurance
9 4 (6.25%) Event Correlation
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) C
2 11 (17.19%) C++
2 11 (17.19%) Python
3 8 (12.50%) C#
3 8 (12.50%) Java
4 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) Perl
5 5 (7.81%) Ruby
5 5 (7.81%) SQL
6 1 (1.56%) ES6
6 1 (1.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) DV Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) CISSP
4 12 (18.75%) Degree
4 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 6 (9.38%) CISMP
7 4 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (4.69%) CISM
9 2 (3.13%) CCA
9 2 (3.13%) CCNA
9 2 (3.13%) CEH
9 2 (3.13%) CISA
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.13%) MCP
9 2 (3.13%) SSCP
9 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.56%) GCIH
10 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (17.19%) GDPR
3 8 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 7 (10.94%) ISO 9001
5 4 (6.25%) COBIT
6 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (3.13%) RMADS
8 1 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.56%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.56%) Qualys