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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 134 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.39% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.46% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 2
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +23.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,844 £51,250 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,900
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +5.17%
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
2024 1748 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.62% 85.27% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1430 1395
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 18 (75.00%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (41.67%) CISSP
2 10 (41.67%) CISM
3 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (33.33%) CREST Certified
5 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
5 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
5 7 (29.17%) SIEM
6 6 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Security Management
7 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (16.67%) SSL
8 4 (16.67%) HTTP
8 4 (16.67%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (12.50%) ISMS
9 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
1 4 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) AppScan
2 1 (4.17%) Burp Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Metasploit
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Information Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) SIEM Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Head of Information
6 2 (8.33%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Head of Security
6 2 (8.33%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) KNOPPIX
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
3 7 (29.17%) SIEM
4 6 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
5 5 (20.83%) Security Management
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CISM
1 10 (41.67%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CISA
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) OSCP
6 1 (4.17%) CEH
6 1 (4.17%) CRISC
6 1 (4.17%) GIAC
6 1 (4.17%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
3 4 (16.67%) QA
4 3 (12.50%) COBIT
4 3 (12.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Core Impact
1 1 (4.17%) HP Fortify
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
1 1 (4.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) HP
1 1 (4.17%) IBM
1 1 (4.17%) Qualys
1 1 (4.17%) Veracode
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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