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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 142 174 160
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 32 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.89% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.45% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 4
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.64%
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
2996 3128 2505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.15% 83.97% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2586 2124
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 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
Nottinghamshire +24 26 £40,000 -27.27%
Northamptonshire - 4 - -
Leicestershire +8 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (63.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 15 (39.47%) C#
3 15 (39.47%) Information Security
4 14 (36.84%) Firewall
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
6 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (23.68%) Cyber Security
7 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) SCCM
9 6 (15.79%) Retail
10 5 (13.16%) VMware
10 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
10 5 (13.16%) WLAN
10 5 (13.16%) WAN
10 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
10 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.16%) LAN
10 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (13.16%) VLAN
11 4 (10.53%) Altiris
11 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
11 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
11 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
3 5 (13.16%) WLAN
3 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) VLAN
4 4 (10.53%) DNS
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 4 (10.53%) DHCP
5 3 (7.89%) VoIP
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) HTTP
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
6 2 (5.26%) MPLS
6 2 (5.26%) SSL
6 2 (5.26%) HSRP
6 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) TestNG
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Analyst
2 21 (55.26%) Security Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Manager
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Network Support
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) LAMP
3 2 (5.26%) ISPF
4 1 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Kindle
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Debian
2 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 15 (39.47%) Information Security
3 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
4 9 (23.68%) Cyber Security
5 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.63%) Network Management
9 1 (2.63%) Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) User Stories
9 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
3 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Munin
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Altiris
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) Veritas
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 26 days ago