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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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
494 395 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 81.52% 74.81% 83.82%
Number of salaries quoted 431 320 380
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,910 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISA