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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 114 109 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.43% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.52% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 28
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £46,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1544 1342 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 85.07% 82.89% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1182 1111
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 28 July 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) OSCP
3 2 (16.67%) OSCE
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Multicast
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) SNMP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
3 2 (16.67%) Debian
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Nessus

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) Multicast
2 2 (16.67%) SNMP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
3 2 (16.67%) Account Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Telesales Executive
4 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
1 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) OWASP
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) OSCP
1 2 (16.67%) OSCE
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISSMP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (8.33%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
Bristol
Computer Futures
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