Period
to 19 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 72 93
Rank change year-on-year -45 +21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 20 91 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.28% 4.19% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 4.68% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 69 45
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £67,500 £82,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09% +15.79%

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 1397 1943 1849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.32% 89.42% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1539 1520
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +3.61% +9.07%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 19 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -12 12 £42,500 -15.00%
Gloucester +4 2 £52,500 +23.53%
Penetration Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, 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 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (40.00%) HTTP
3 8 (40.00%) PHP
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 7 (35.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 7 (35.00%) SMTP
4 7 (35.00%) Perl
4 7 (35.00%) DHCP
4 7 (35.00%) Internet
4 7 (35.00%) DNS
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
5 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
6 4 (20.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Customer Engagement

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 2 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (40.00%) HTTP
4 7 (35.00%) DHCP
4 7 (35.00%) DNS
4 7 (35.00%) Internet
4 7 (35.00%) SMTP
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) CodeSonar
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) git-flow
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Tester
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Incident Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
1 2 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) Django
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
1 8 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 7 (35.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Social Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Market Making
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) API Design
7 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (40.00%) PHP
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 3 (15.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
3 2 (10.00%) GIAC
3 2 (10.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (10.00%) SANS
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SSCP
4 1 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) SAP