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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 121 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.29% 1.07% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 3
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1532 1659 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.61% 88.86% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1433 1292
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,576
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,050 £65,000
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 26 September 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 11 (50.00%) Finance
1 11 (50.00%) Information Security
1 11 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) Python
3 8 (36.36%) CISSP
4 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
4 7 (31.82%) GIAC
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (27.27%) C++
6 5 (22.73%) C#
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (22.73%) Military
6 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Time Management
6 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
7 4 (18.18%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) AppScan
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 4 (18.18%) Coaching
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (18.18%) High Availability
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall

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 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) Redis
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Riak
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) AppScan
2 3 (13.64%) Metasploit
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Security Advisor
5 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) Ajax
1 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) CSS3
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) HTML5
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
1 2 (9.09%) LAMP
1 2 (9.09%) Memcached
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (9.09%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) SCADA
4 2 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.55%) iPad
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
4 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (18.18%) High Availability
5 4 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (13.64%) Remediation Plan
6 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
6 3 (13.64%) Threat Detection
6 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Perl
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) PHP
6 3 (13.64%) C
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) GIAC
3 3 (13.64%) CEH
3 3 (13.64%) CHECK Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) CISA
3 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 3 (13.64%) CREST Certified
3 3 (13.64%) CRISC
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) SANS
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) GPEN
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.55%) OSCE
5 1 (4.55%) OSCP
5 1 (4.55%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) FTK
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
1 4 (18.18%) Veracode
2 2 (9.09%) PayPal
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
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