The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 15 April 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 123 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.055% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £67,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1428 1519 1408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.33% 80.29% 78.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 1157 1203
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Penetration Testing
North West

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Penetration Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Testing Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago