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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 111 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.56% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 8
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £32,800 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £113,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +5.17%
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
1448 1704 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.49% 90.16% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1476 1252
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,403 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 24 July 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (60.61%) Information Security
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (39.39%) CISSP
4 11 (33.33%) Python
4 11 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) Perl
5 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
6 9 (27.27%) C++
6 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) GIAC
6 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 8 (24.24%) Firewall
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) IBM
8 7 (21.21%) High Availability
9 6 (18.18%) CREST Certified
9 6 (18.18%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) C
9 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
10 5 (15.15%) Time Management
10 5 (15.15%) Military
10 5 (15.15%) PHP
10 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security
2 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) IPsec
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) AppScan
2 3 (9.09%) Metasploit
3 1 (3.03%) GitLab
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.15%) Military
4 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 3 (9.09%) Automotive
4 3 (9.09%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Penetration Tester
1 8 (24.24%) Security Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Tester
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Principal Security Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 3 (9.09%) Software Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) JSON
1 3 (9.09%) OAuth
1 3 (9.09%) OpenID
1 3 (9.09%) REST
1 3 (9.09%) SAML
1 3 (9.09%) SOAP
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
1 3 (9.09%) XHTML
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (12.12%) SCADA
3 3 (9.09%) AS400
3 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 3 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (9.09%) iPad
3 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Debian
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Information Security
2 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.21%) High Availability
5 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
6 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.15%) Time Management
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) Coaching
7 4 (12.12%) DevOps
7 4 (12.12%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (12.12%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
8 3 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (9.09%) Threat Management
8 3 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) Perl
3 9 (27.27%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) C
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 4 (12.12%) Ruby
7 3 (9.09%) Ada
7 3 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CISSP
2 9 (27.27%) GIAC
3 6 (18.18%) CREST Certified
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) CHECK Team Leader
4 4 (12.12%) SANS
5 3 (9.09%) CCNP
5 3 (9.09%) CEH
5 3 (9.09%) CISA
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CISM
5 3 (9.09%) CLAS
5 3 (9.09%) CRISC
5 3 (9.09%) GPEN
5 3 (9.09%) OSCE
5 3 (9.09%) OSCP
5 3 (9.09%) OSWP
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) MISRA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) FTK
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Veracode
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Veeam
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