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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 133 131 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.46% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Median salary £42,500 £53,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.81% -18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £75,400
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2023 1724 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.60% 84.93% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1405 1407
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 26 June 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (40.00%) CISM
3 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (35.00%) CREST Certified
5 5 (25.00%) SIEM
5 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (20.00%) Security Management
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) SSL
6 4 (20.00%) HTTP
6 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) COBIT
7 3 (15.00%) VPN
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless

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 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) IPsec
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) AppScan
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Penetration Tester
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Head of Information
3 4 (20.00%) Head of Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Head of Security
3 4 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Security Management
5 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) ISMS
6 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) OWASP
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) CISM
3 7 (35.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) CEH
5 1 (5.00%) CRISC
5 1 (5.00%) GCIA
5 1 (5.00%) GCIH
5 1 (5.00%) GIAC
5 1 (5.00%) OSCP
5 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (15.00%) COBIT
4 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Core Impact
1 1 (5.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Qualys
1 1 (5.00%) Veracode
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
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