The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 62 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.25% 1.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Median salary £47,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,550 £47,750
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +5.86%
Penetration Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 524 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 88.42% 83.71% 86.62%
Number of salaries quoted 437 464 478
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry 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 Coventry

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Coventry

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
1 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) Data Privacy
4 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 2 (22.22%) CISM
7 2 (22.22%) CISSP
7 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
8 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 1 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
8 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
8 1 (11.11%) CISA
8 1 (11.11%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco
8 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 1 (11.11%) CEH
8 1 (11.11%) Network Design
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) VMware
8 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
8 1 (11.11%) Security Management
8 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Security Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Information Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Information Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Data Privacy
3 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
1 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
1 1 (11.11%) VMware