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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 124 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.049% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -15.09%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
1666 1686 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.59% 84.94% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1348 1252
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) OSCE

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacker
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) OSCE
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago