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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 87 97 114
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.077% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.087% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £53,750 - £53,349
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 - £52,028
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £54,670
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
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
1123 1154 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.93% 88.70% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 680 693 899
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 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 25 May 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) CISM
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) ITSM
2 5 (55.56%) Data Security
2 5 (55.56%) Security Management
2 5 (55.56%) Supplier Management
2 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) COBIT
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Imperva
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) ERP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) IT Manager
1 5 (55.56%) IT Security Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Technician
3 1 (11.11%) COBIT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Debian
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Data Security
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) ITSM
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
1 5 (55.56%) Security Management
1 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
1 5 (55.56%) Supplier Management
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISM
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) COBIT
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Imperva
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk