The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 101 112 125
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 30 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.57% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.44% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 2
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,829 £43,500 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £90,000 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1713 1609 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.69% 85.27% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1350 1366
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 45 (68.18%) GPG13
2 36 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (50.00%) Presales
3 33 (50.00%) SIEM
3 33 (50.00%) Firewall
4 30 (45.45%) CISSP
4 30 (45.45%) Information Security
5 29 (43.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 28 (42.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 28 (42.42%) CISM
7 25 (37.88%) IBM
7 25 (37.88%) Malware Analysis
7 25 (37.88%) Reverse Engineering
7 25 (37.88%) QRadar
8 23 (34.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 22 (33.33%) PCI DSS
10 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
10 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
10 20 (30.30%) Information Security Management
10 20 (30.30%) Security Management
10 20 (30.30%) Risk Management
10 20 (30.30%) CEH
11 18 (27.27%) Data Protection
12 17 (25.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (25.76%) Management Information System
13 16 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (21.21%) Sentinel
14 14 (21.21%) CRM
14 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
14 14 (21.21%) ERP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (1.52%) IIS
Business Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (21.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (7.58%) DHCP
2 5 (7.58%) DNS
3 3 (4.55%) Network Security
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Big Data
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Consultant
2 25 (37.88%) SIEM Consultant
3 15 (22.73%) Information Manager
4 10 (15.15%) Security Manager
5 9 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
5 9 (13.64%) Security Specialist
6 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 6 (9.09%) Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Information Assurance Manager
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Security Specialist
8 5 (7.58%) SIEM Specialist
9 4 (6.06%) Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
9 4 (6.06%) Security Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Tester
10 3 (4.55%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Management Information System
2 14 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.21%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (1.52%) CESG
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (50.00%) Presales
2 33 (50.00%) SIEM
3 30 (45.45%) Information Security
4 29 (43.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 28 (42.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 25 (37.88%) Malware Analysis
6 25 (37.88%) Reverse Engineering
7 20 (30.30%) Information Security Management
7 20 (30.30%) Risk Management
7 20 (30.30%) Security Management
8 18 (27.27%) Data Protection
9 17 (25.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 16 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (21.21%) CRM
11 14 (21.21%) E-Commerce
11 14 (21.21%) ERP
11 14 (21.21%) Information Assurance
11 14 (21.21%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Perl
1 2 (3.03%) Python
1 2 (3.03%) Ruby
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (45.45%) CISSP
2 28 (42.42%) CISM
3 20 (30.30%) CEH
3 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 14 (21.21%) CISMP
4 14 (21.21%) CRISC
5 10 (15.15%) CISA
6 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.03%) CCNA
7 2 (3.03%) CCNP
7 2 (3.03%) CCSA
7 2 (3.03%) CCSE
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.03%) Degree
8 1 (1.52%) CLAS
8 1 (1.52%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.52%) GIAC
8 1 (1.52%) IISP
8 1 (1.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (68.18%) GPG13
2 23 (34.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 14 (21.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (21.21%) RMADS
5 3 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (37.88%) QRadar
2 3 (4.55%) Nessus
3 2 (3.03%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.52%) Ansible
4 1 (1.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) IBM
2 14 (21.21%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.55%) Qualys
4 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.03%) Meraki
4 2 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.03%) Rapid7
4 2 (3.03%) Sourcefire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Standard Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago