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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 126 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 7
Average salary £35,250 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.46% -40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £19,600 £46,600
10% offered a salary of more than £105,750 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
1630 1583 1366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.01% 87.22% 84.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1406 1243 1205
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (88.89%) Cyber Security
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) GIAC
4 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
5 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) FireEye
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Snort
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) SMTP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Cyber Security
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) GIAC
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) FireEye
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