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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 84 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £85,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
975 1170 1181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.21% 91.62% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 618 793 786
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (64.29%) Risk Management
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) CISA
2 7 (50.00%) CISM
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (42.86%) CEH
3 6 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (42.86%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 4 (28.57%) CREST Certified
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) VB
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) Business Development

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 (7.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Security Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Security Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Account Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Internal Account Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Information Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Solaris
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Risk Management
2 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Business Development
6 2 (14.29%) OWASP
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
1 4 (28.57%) C++
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
1 4 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISA
1 7 (50.00%) CISM
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (42.86%) CEH
3 4 (28.57%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago