Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 106 93
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13 +33
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 16 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.06% 2.49% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.67% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 54
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £35,250 £40,000 £30,550
90th Percentile £77,375 £61,250 £82,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% +12.30%

Penetration Testing 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 1,361 1,758 1,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.19% 93.11% 90.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 1,465 1,225
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Cheltenham -5 8 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Gloucester +13 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Penetration Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing 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 Penetration Testing.

1 16 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
4 11 (68.75%) Firewall
5 10 (62.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (56.25%) Python
7 8 (50.00%) C
7 8 (50.00%) C++
7 8 (50.00%) HTTP
7 8 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (37.50%) Scrum
8 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
8 6 (37.50%) LAMP
8 6 (37.50%) Java
8 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (37.50%) PHP
8 6 (37.50%) .NET
8 6 (37.50%) MySQL
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) C#
8 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 6 (37.50%) SOAP
8 6 (37.50%) STL
8 6 (37.50%) SSL
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (37.50%) CISSP
8 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
8 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (37.50%) Hadoop

Penetration Testing
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 6 (37.50%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) SSL
4 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) SMTP
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
1 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (37.50%) Bitbucket
1 6 (37.50%) CodeSonar
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) git-flow
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
1 6 (37.50%) Robot Framework
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Burp Suite
2 3 (18.75%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Security Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
1 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 6 (37.50%) Django
1 6 (37.50%) Java EE
1 6 (37.50%) LAMP
1 6 (37.50%) Node.js
1 6 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (37.50%) REST
1 6 (37.50%) SOAP
1 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
1 6 (37.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Industry 4.0
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Android
3 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Kali Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (62.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 8 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (37.50%) API Design
4 6 (37.50%) Kanban
4 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) OSINT
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Social Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Behavioural Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Forensic Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) C
2 8 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) GIAC
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (25.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (25.00%) SANS
3 4 (25.00%) SSCP
4 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) CEH
6 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (6.25%) GPEN
6 1 (6.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
1 6 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) Salt
2 3 (18.75%) Nessus
2 3 (18.75%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) SAP