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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 111 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 15 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 0.051% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.059% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -5.94%
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
1613 1683 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.12% 86.13% 87.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1368 1254
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (57.14%) Information Security
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) Firewall
4 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
4 11 (31.43%) CISSP
4 11 (31.43%) Internet
4 11 (31.43%) Security Operations
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (22.86%) Security Management
7 8 (22.86%) OWASP
7 8 (22.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (20.00%) Network Architecture
8 7 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (20.00%) AS400
8 7 (20.00%) VMware
8 7 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 7 (20.00%) IBM
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.14%) XHTML
9 6 (17.14%) SSL
9 6 (17.14%) SAML
9 6 (17.14%) Unix
9 6 (17.14%) Apache
9 6 (17.14%) HTML
9 6 (17.14%) JavaScript

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (17.14%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (17.14%) SaaS
2 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (14.29%) IaaS
2 5 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) Internet
3 8 (22.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (17.14%) SSL
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security
6 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 6 (17.14%) Legal
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 5 (14.29%) Military
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Principal Security Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Security Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Operations Support Specialist
6 4 (11.43%) Security Operations Specialist
6 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
6 4 (11.43%) Support Specialist
7 3 (8.57%) Security Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
1 6 (17.14%) JSON
1 6 (17.14%) OAuth
1 6 (17.14%) OpenID
1 6 (17.14%) REST
1 6 (17.14%) SAML
1 6 (17.14%) SOAP
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
1 6 (17.14%) XHTML
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (20.00%) AS400
2 7 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (17.14%) CESG
4 5 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (14.29%) Digital Media
4 5 (14.29%) W3C
5 4 (11.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Information Security
2 11 (31.43%) Security Operations
3 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (22.86%) OWASP
5 8 (22.86%) Security Management
6 7 (20.00%) Network Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) Threat Management
8 5 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
8 5 (14.29%) High Availability
8 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 5 (14.29%) Microservices
8 5 (14.29%) MODAF
8 5 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) Open Source
8 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) CISSP
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) CHECK Team Leader
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (8.57%) CLAS
4 3 (8.57%) GCIA
4 3 (8.57%) GCIH
4 3 (8.57%) GIAC
4 3 (8.57%) SSCP
5 2 (5.71%) CEH
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) CISMP
6 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.86%) EC-Council LPT
6 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) GPG13
2 5 (14.29%) ISO22301
2 5 (14.29%) JSP 440
3 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (8.57%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.86%) COBIT
5 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.86%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) IBM
1 7 (20.00%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
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