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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 64 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.49% 1.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
472 416 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.38% 69.80% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 398 313 290
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,949
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £75,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) CISMP
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago