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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 102 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -56.52%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1390 1242 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.25% 84.60% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 881 819 639
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 4 (44.44%) Security Management
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Corporate Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) CISA
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Forensics
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Kernel Development
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SNMP
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
1 4 (44.44%) Security Management
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
1 4 (44.44%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Kernel Development
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) CISA
1 4 (44.44%) CISM
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 26 days ago