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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 126 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.18% 0.75% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.83% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 1
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
1509 1561 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 91.84% 90.08% 86.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1405 1343
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 24 January 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) LAMP
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) XHR
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Memcached
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Development Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) LAMP
2 2 (28.57%) Memcached
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) PayPal
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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