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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 93 120 122
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.74% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 13
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £47,500 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £87,500 £70,300
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1003 1488 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.65% 88.26% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1264 1366
Median salary £39,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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
Crewe - 2 £34,500 - 1
Chester +19 1 £75,000 -14.28%
Penetration Testing
North West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) CISA
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) arcserve
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (28.57%) Sophos
4 2 (28.57%) VMware

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) OWASP
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Social Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISA
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) OSCE
3 1 (14.29%) OSCP
3 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) arcserve
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
1 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
1 2 (28.57%) Sophos
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago