The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 64 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.16% 3.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 4.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 0
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 468 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.49% 68.22% 80.74%
Number of salaries quoted 410 360 271
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
West Midlands

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) CISMP
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CISA

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) CISMP
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago