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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 169 166 166
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 11
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -36.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
2890 3201 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.39% 88.25% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2660 2640
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +4 5 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Leicestershire 0 2 £34,425 -4.37% 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) QA
3 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (33.33%) CESG
3 4 (33.33%) OSCP
3 4 (33.33%) CREST Certified
4 3 (25.00%) OSWP
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) CISM
4 3 (25.00%) Publishing
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (25.00%) CEH
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacker
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 4 (33.33%) OSCP
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) OSWP
3 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS
4 1 (8.33%) CRISC
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) OSCE
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (8.33%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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