The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 80 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.23% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.27% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 9
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £44,400 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
872 1100 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.55% 84.75% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 682 952 1334
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire 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 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £70,000 -
Penetration Testing
North West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (50.00%) Internal Audit
4 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) CISSP
5 4 (33.33%) CISM
5 4 (33.33%) Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Data Governance
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
6 3 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
1 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISM
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) CISA
3 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) OSCP
3 2 (16.67%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) arcserve
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (25.00%) Sophos
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) NCR
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago