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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 63 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 14 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.83% - 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% - 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 4
Average salary £62,500 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.95%
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
671 578 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 87.71% 86.92% 82.62%
Number of salaries quoted 562 469 334
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Security Testing
3 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (50.00%) CREST Certified
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) CISSP
7 3 (16.67%) CISM
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
8 2 (11.11%) Security Management
8 2 (11.11%) OWASP
8 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (5.56%) Line Management
9 1 (5.56%) HP Fortify
9 1 (5.56%) Veracode
9 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
9 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) Retail
9 1 (5.56%) Network Design
9 1 (5.56%) WebInspect
9 1 (5.56%) ISMS
9 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.56%) Qualys
9 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.56%) Firewall
9 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
9 1 (5.56%) HTTP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Security Manager
2 10 (55.56%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (44.44%) Test Leader
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Information Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Information Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) CISSP Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Security Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) OWASP
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) ISMS
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Network Design
7 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (16.67%) CISM
2 3 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Fortify
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
1 1 (5.56%) Qualys
1 1 (5.56%) Veracode
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago