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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 90 107 120
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.93% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.03% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 4
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
Penetration Testing
North 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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
885 1451 1457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.94% 89.79% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 746 1112 1082
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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
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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Knutsford +11 1 - -
Warrington +10 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Penetration Testing
North West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Imperva
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Android

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Security Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Imperva
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago