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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 121 119 130
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 0.51% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.60% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 1
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +38.55%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2026 1675 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.36% 85.11% 84.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1405 1576
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 28 August 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (62.16%) Information Security
2 18 (48.65%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (43.24%) CISSP
4 15 (40.54%) CISM
5 13 (35.14%) SIEM
6 12 (32.43%) Firewall
7 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
7 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (27.03%) PCI DSS
9 9 (24.32%) GPG13
9 9 (24.32%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 9 (24.32%) Presales
10 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 8 (21.62%) CREST Certified
11 7 (18.92%) Data Loss Prevention
11 7 (18.92%) CISA
12 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
12 6 (16.22%) IBM
12 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
12 6 (16.22%) QA
12 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
13 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
13 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
13 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
13 5 (13.51%) Reverse Engineering
13 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 5 (13.51%) Malware Analysis

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 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) IPsec
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
1 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.70%) AppScan
2 1 (2.70%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (18.92%) Security Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Security Specialist
2 7 (18.92%) Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) SIEM Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Information Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Security Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) SIEM Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.81%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) KNOPPIX
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Information Security
2 18 (48.65%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (35.14%) SIEM
4 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
5 9 (24.32%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 9 (24.32%) Presales
6 7 (18.92%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
8 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
8 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Security Management
8 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C
1 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) CISSP
2 15 (40.54%) CISM
3 8 (21.62%) CREST Certified
4 7 (18.92%) CISA
5 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.81%) CEH
6 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) Degree
8 2 (5.41%) OSCP
9 1 (2.70%) CLAS
9 1 (2.70%) CRISC
9 1 (2.70%) GIAC
9 1 (2.70%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (27.03%) PCI DSS
3 9 (24.32%) GPG13
4 6 (16.22%) QA
5 3 (8.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) QRadar
2 1 (2.70%) Core Impact
2 1 (2.70%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.70%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Qualys
2 1 (2.70%) Veracode
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