The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 121 117 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.20% 0.50% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.62% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 24
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -7.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,100 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £53,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1679 1444 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.04% 79.73% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1247 1210
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) GIAC
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) GPEN
3 2 (33.33%) OSCP
3 2 (33.33%) OSWP
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) OWASP
4 1 (16.67%) Metasploit
4 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) CORE IMPACT

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Multicast
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Account Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Debian
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) OWASP
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) GIAC
1 2 (33.33%) GPEN
1 2 (33.33%) OSCP
1 2 (33.33%) OSWP
1 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (16.67%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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