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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 87 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.068% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.075% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +70.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
1108 1339 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.19% 90.84% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 653 855 870
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (56.25%) CISSP
1 9 (56.25%) CISM
1 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (43.75%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Security Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) ITSM
5 5 (31.25%) Data Security
5 5 (31.25%) Security Management
5 5 (31.25%) Retail
5 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) COBIT
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) CISA
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 3 (18.75%) CEH
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment

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 1 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) QualityStage
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) IT Manager
1 5 (31.25%) IT Security Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) COBIT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Information Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
2 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (43.75%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Security Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
5 5 (31.25%) Data Security
5 5 (31.25%) ITSM
5 5 (31.25%) Security Management
5 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 2 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CISM
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) CEH
3 3 (18.75%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) COBIT
3 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) iptables
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Imperva
1 1 (6.25%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago