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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 112 105 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.35% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.46% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +11.11%
Penetration Testing
West Midlands

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
1405 1301 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.79% 79.72% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1130 1038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Penetration Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) OSCP
4 3 (33.33%) CEH
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) OSCE
5 2 (22.22%) OWASP
5 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (11.11%) CISA

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) OWASP
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) OSCP
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) CEH
3 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) OSCE
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Church International
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago