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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 158 166 168
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Median salary £45,000 £29,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -32.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £25,900 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £49,900 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
2578 2798 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 88.17% 87.90% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2110 2132 2289
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -1 2 £42,500 +55.96%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 10 (52.63%) Information Security
1 10 (52.63%) CEH
1 10 (52.63%) QA
1 10 (52.63%) OSCP
2 8 (42.11%) CREST Certified
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 8 (42.11%) PHP
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) C
3 7 (36.84%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Perl
3 7 (36.84%) Internet
3 7 (36.84%) CESG
3 7 (36.84%) Retail
3 7 (36.84%) Publishing
3 7 (36.84%) Ruby
3 7 (36.84%) OSWP
4 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) CISSP
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) OSCE
6 3 (15.79%) GWAPT
6 3 (15.79%) GPEN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.53%) Redis
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Burp Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 7 (36.84%) Publishing
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Penetration Tester
1 13 (68.42%) Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacker
2 3 (15.79%) Security Penetration Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Security Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) LESS
2 2 (10.53%) OpenRasta
2 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (10.53%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) Laravel
3 1 (5.26%) Symfony
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) CESG
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Microservices
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PHP
2 7 (36.84%) C
2 7 (36.84%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 7 (36.84%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) ECMAScript
4 2 (10.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CEH
1 10 (52.63%) OSCP
2 8 (42.11%) CREST Certified
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) OSWP
4 4 (21.05%) CISSP
5 3 (15.79%) CISA
5 3 (15.79%) CISM
5 3 (15.79%) GCIH
5 3 (15.79%) GPEN
5 3 (15.79%) GWAPT
5 3 (15.79%) OSCE
6 2 (10.53%) CISMP
6 2 (10.53%) ISEB
6 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (5.26%) CSSLP
7 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
2 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Fortify
1 1 (5.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype
2 1 (5.26%) Zend
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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