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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
433 502 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 78.44% 78.07% 74.09%
Number of salaries quoted 350 453 276
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 21 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) Remedy
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Security Management
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Social Network
4 4 (36.36%) SaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Intranet
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) CEH
5 2 (18.18%) CISMP
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Security Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Social Network
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Security Management
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CEH
2 2 (18.18%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Remedy
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft