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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 73 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.25% 0.51% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.64% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
724 467 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 88.73% 79.15% 72.01%
Number of salaries quoted 563 394 308
Average salary £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £66,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Project Management
1 10 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) Google Analytics
2 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (80.00%) Multivariate Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Change Control
2 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 8 (80.00%) User Experience
2 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Content Management
2 8 (80.00%) Google
2 8 (80.00%) Marketing
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) CMS
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 8 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (80.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
1 10 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) Multivariate Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Change Control
2 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Google