The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 96 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £25,000 £57,500 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.52% +283.33%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1242 1021 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.47% 84.24% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 830 637 617
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
Scotland

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 July 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) B2B
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 4 (28.57%) Business Development
4 3 (21.43%) Pattern Recognition
4 3 (21.43%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) OWASP
4 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (21.43%) PKI
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (21.43%) CEH
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 3 (21.43%) Electronics
4 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) LAMP
4 3 (21.43%) GIAC
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (21.43%) SSL

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) IPsec
2 3 (21.43%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LDAP
2 3 (21.43%) TACACS
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Account Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Internal Account Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Coordinator
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Account Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) B2B
2 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 4 (28.57%) Business Development
3 3 (21.43%) Pattern Recognition
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) OWASP
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) CEH
2 3 (21.43%) GIAC
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Juniper
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
3 2 (14.29%) Twitter
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago