The first table below looks at the demand for the Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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 Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Tester
Rank 116 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1643 1705 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.91% 95.20% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1382 1892
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Penetration Tester
North West

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester across the Cheshire region.

Penetration Tester Salary Trend in Cheshire

Penetration Tester
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing