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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 119 121 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.22% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.28% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Average salary £90,000 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.47% -2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.95%
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
1757 1450 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.96% 80.15% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1284 1041
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
4 6 (66.67%) CISM
5 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
5 4 (44.44%) Security Management
6 3 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) SIEM
6 3 (33.33%) C
7 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (22.22%) Legal
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) CISA
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
7 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
7 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (22.22%) CISMP
7 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Head of Information
1 4 (44.44%) Head of Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Head of Security
1 4 (44.44%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Email Filtering
4 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) CISMP
3 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
4 1 (11.11%) GCIA
4 1 (11.11%) GCIH
4 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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