The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 121 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% 0.84% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.94% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Median salary £56,250 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £23,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Penetration Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1441 1706 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 92.19% 90.03% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1482 1388
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Bristol region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) GIAC
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (33.33%) Threat Detection
3 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
4 2 (22.22%) PayPal
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) Redis
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Development Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Software Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) Memcached
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (22.22%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
1 3 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 3 (33.33%) Threat Detection
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (11.11%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) PayPal
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension plan.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago