The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 174 171 159
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.24% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.30% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
Average salary £53,500 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Penetration Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3318 3050 2498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.04% 82.68% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2733 2510 2053
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the East Midlands region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +4 5 £35,213 -43.66% 4
Nottinghamshire - 3 £110,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 26 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 15 (38.46%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) .NET
3 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.90%) Information Security
4 11 (28.21%) Cyber Security
5 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
7 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
8 4 (10.26%) Finance
8 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.26%) HTTP
8 4 (10.26%) CISSP
8 4 (10.26%) Java
8 4 (10.26%) VoIP
8 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
8 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (10.26%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) Retail
9 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
9 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (7.69%) CEH
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) VLAN
9 3 (7.69%) SCCM
9 3 (7.69%) WLAN

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) VoIP
3 3 (7.69%) WLAN
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) VLAN
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) Network Security
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) TestNG
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Analyst
2 20 (51.28%) Security Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Security Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) LAMP
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Debian
2 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 14 (35.90%) Information Security
3 11 (28.21%) Cyber Security
4 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Open Source
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) People Management
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Information Management
7 2 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CISSP
2 3 (7.69%) CEH
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) CSSLP
3 2 (5.13%) GWAPT
3 2 (5.13%) GPEN
3 2 (5.13%) OSCP
3 2 (5.13%) OSCE
3 2 (5.13%) GCIH
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) CISMP
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Munin
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Nagios
2 2 (5.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos
3 1 (2.56%) Dell
3 1 (2.56%) EMC
3 1 (2.56%) Veritas
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