The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 82 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.70% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.77% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Penetration Testing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1039 1427 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.62% 90.72% 86.85%
Number of salaries quoted 740 893 877
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) Risk Management
2 10 (55.56%) CISM
2 10 (55.56%) CISSP
2 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
4 8 (44.44%) Information Security
4 8 (44.44%) Retail
4 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) DHCP
6 6 (33.33%) CISA
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (33.33%) CEH
6 6 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) Service Management
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) ITSM
8 4 (22.22%) Data Security
8 4 (22.22%) Security Management
8 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
8 4 (22.22%) Degree

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 6 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) QualityStage
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Security Architect
2 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Debian
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Risk Management
2 9 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (44.44%) Information Security
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Security
6 4 (22.22%) ITSM
6 4 (22.22%) Security Management
6 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
7 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) High Availability
8 2 (11.11%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CISM
1 10 (55.56%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) CEH
2 6 (33.33%) CISA
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 4 (22.22%) COBIT
4 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible