Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 81 84
Rank change year-on-year -35 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 23 95 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.62% 4.22% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 4.62% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 76 57
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £36,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £82,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% -4.35% +21.05%

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 1,274 2,056 1,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.47% 91.38% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,048 1,690 1,377
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,425 £27,500 £26,250
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% +3.90%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -8 10 £46,250 -15.91% 1
Gloucester +23 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Penetration Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing 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 Penetration Testing.

1 17 (73.91%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
3 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
5 11 (47.83%) Linux
5 11 (47.83%) Python
6 10 (43.48%) HTTP
7 9 (39.13%) C
7 9 (39.13%) Finance
7 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
7 9 (39.13%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
8 8 (34.78%) C#
8 8 (34.78%) C++
8 8 (34.78%) PHP
9 7 (30.43%) Java
9 7 (30.43%) STL
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) Objective-C
9 7 (30.43%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (30.43%) Java EE
9 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
9 7 (30.43%) Apache Hive
9 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
9 7 (30.43%) Android
9 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
9 7 (30.43%) Big Data
9 7 (30.43%) Apache Pig
10 6 (26.09%) Bitbucket
10 6 (26.09%) Docker

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 7 (30.43%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
3 10 (43.48%) HTTP
4 6 (26.09%) SSL
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) SMTP
7 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Apache Hive
1 7 (30.43%) Big Data
1 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (26.09%) Bitbucket
1 6 (26.09%) CodeSonar
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) git-flow
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
1 6 (26.09%) Robot Framework
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Burp Suite
2 3 (13.04%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Penetration Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Java EE
1 7 (30.43%) STL
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 6 (26.09%) Django
2 6 (26.09%) LAMP
2 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 6 (26.09%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (26.09%) REST
2 6 (26.09%) SOAP
2 6 (26.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Cybercrime
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Android
3 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
4 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
5 3 (13.04%) Kali Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
7 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (39.13%) Reverse Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
5 6 (26.09%) API Design
5 6 (26.09%) Kanban
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Social Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (17.39%) User Stories
8 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (13.04%) Market Making
8 3 (13.04%) OSINT
8 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
2 9 (39.13%) C
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) PHP
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Objective-C
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) CHECK Team Leader
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) CISSP
1 5 (21.74%) GIAC
1 5 (21.74%) Linux+ Certification
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (21.74%) Network+ Certification
1 5 (21.74%) SANS
1 5 (21.74%) SSCP
2 4 (17.39%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (13.04%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
1 6 (26.09%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
1 6 (26.09%) Salt
2 3 (13.04%) Nessus
2 3 (13.04%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) SAP