The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 161 158 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 16 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.43% 0.094% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Average salary £62,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+131.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2968 2472 2544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.26% 77.59% 77.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2465 2088 2204
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Penetration Testing
England

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
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 11 July 2014. 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 +2 15 £62,500 +131.48% 2
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) CISSP
2 32 (94.12%) VoIP
2 32 (94.12%) Firewall
2 32 (94.12%) Wireless
2 32 (94.12%) CEH
2 32 (94.12%) CISMP
3 31 (91.18%) Security Testing
4 30 (88.24%) Open Source
4 30 (88.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 30 (88.24%) GPEN
4 30 (88.24%) OSCP
5 29 (85.29%) PCI DSS
6 28 (82.35%) Ethical Hacking
6 28 (82.35%) VPN
7 27 (79.41%) Information Management
8 26 (76.47%) GIAC
9 25 (73.53%) Objective-C
9 25 (73.53%) C
9 25 (73.53%) Java
9 25 (73.53%) PHP
9 25 (73.53%) .NET
10 8 (23.53%) Retail
10 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
11 6 (17.65%) Information Security
12 5 (14.71%) GCIH
13 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
13 4 (11.76%) CISA
13 4 (11.76%) CISM
13 4 (11.76%) OSCE
13 4 (11.76%) GWAPT

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (2.94%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) VoIP
1 32 (94.12%) Firewall
1 32 (94.12%) Wireless
2 28 (82.35%) VPN
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Tester
2 22 (64.71%) Penetration Tester
2 22 (64.71%) Security Tester
3 4 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Penetration Test Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (88.24%) Open Source
2 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Security Testing
2 30 (88.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 28 (82.35%) Ethical Hacking
4 27 (79.41%) Information Management
5 6 (17.65%) Information Security
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.88%) Security Management
9 1 (2.94%) Document Management
9 1 (2.94%) Computer Forensics
9 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
9 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C
1 25 (73.53%) Java
1 25 (73.53%) PHP
1 25 (73.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) CISSP
2 32 (94.12%) CEH
2 32 (94.12%) CISMP
3 30 (88.24%) GPEN
3 30 (88.24%) OSCP
4 26 (76.47%) GIAC
5 5 (14.71%) GCIH
6 4 (11.76%) CISA
6 4 (11.76%) CISM
6 4 (11.76%) OSCE
6 4 (11.76%) GWAPT
7 1 (2.94%) CFCE
7 1 (2.94%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (85.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
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