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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 104 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 37 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 5
Median salary £52,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1990 1647 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.17% 86.32% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1385 1720
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £68,500
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 4 December 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 41 (63.08%) GPG13
2 34 (52.31%) CISSP
2 34 (52.31%) Information Security
3 32 (49.23%) CISM
3 32 (49.23%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (46.15%) SIEM
5 28 (43.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (41.54%) PCI DSS
6 27 (41.54%) Presales
7 25 (38.46%) Firewall
8 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
8 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
9 23 (35.38%) Information Security Management
9 23 (35.38%) Security Management
10 22 (33.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 21 (32.31%) Risk Management
12 20 (30.77%) CEH
13 19 (29.23%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (27.69%) Data Protection
14 18 (27.69%) Reverse Engineering
14 18 (27.69%) IBM
14 18 (27.69%) Malware Analysis
14 18 (27.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 18 (27.69%) QRadar
15 17 (26.15%) Management Information System
15 17 (26.15%) Risk Assessment
16 15 (23.08%) ISMS
16 15 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
16 15 (23.08%) Office 365
17 14 (21.54%) ServiceNow

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 (1.54%) IIS
Business Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (21.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) DHCP
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) IPsec
3 1 (1.54%) LAN
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
3 1 (1.54%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Selenium
1 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.54%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Consultant
2 18 (27.69%) SIEM Consultant
3 15 (23.08%) Information Manager
4 12 (18.46%) Security Specialist
5 11 (16.92%) Analyst
5 11 (16.92%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 10 (15.38%) Security Manager
7 9 (13.85%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (12.31%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 8 (12.31%) Senior Security Specialist
8 8 (12.31%) SIEM Specialist
9 7 (10.77%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (9.23%) Information Assurance Manager
10 6 (9.23%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
11 5 (7.69%) Security Analyst
12 4 (6.15%) Architect
12 4 (6.15%) Security Architect
13 3 (4.62%) Security Solutions Architect
13 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Management Information System
2 15 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
4 9 (13.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) CESG
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Physics
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Information Security
2 32 (49.23%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (46.15%) SIEM
4 27 (41.54%) Presales
5 23 (35.38%) Information Security Management
5 23 (35.38%) Security Management
6 22 (33.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 21 (32.31%) Risk Management
8 19 (29.23%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (27.69%) Data Protection
9 18 (27.69%) Malware Analysis
9 18 (27.69%) Reverse Engineering
9 18 (27.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 17 (26.15%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (23.08%) ISMS
12 14 (21.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (21.54%) CRM
12 14 (21.54%) E-Commerce
12 14 (21.54%) ERP
12 14 (21.54%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) C
2 1 (1.54%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) Perl
2 1 (1.54%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (52.31%) CISSP
2 32 (49.23%) CISM
3 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
3 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
4 20 (30.77%) CEH
5 14 (21.54%) CISMP
5 14 (21.54%) CRISC
6 13 (20.00%) CISA
7 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.62%) Degree
9 2 (3.08%) CREST Certified
9 2 (3.08%) OSCP
10 1 (1.54%) CLAS
10 1 (1.54%) GIAC
10 1 (1.54%) IISP
10 1 (1.54%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (63.08%) GPG13
2 28 (43.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (41.54%) PCI DSS
4 14 (21.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (21.54%) RMADS
5 7 (10.77%) QA
6 1 (1.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (27.69%) QRadar
2 2 (3.08%) Nessus
3 1 (1.54%) Ansible
3 1 (1.54%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.54%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) IBM
2 14 (21.54%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.08%) Qualys
4 1 (1.54%) Rapid7
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago