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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 88 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.21% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.23% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £22,500 £85,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-73.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
976 1309 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.13% 90.53% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 627 813 922
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 3 December 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 (64.29%) Risk Management
2 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (42.86%) CISA
3 6 (42.86%) CISM
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) DHCP
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) CISSP
3 6 (42.86%) CEH
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 6 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Business Development
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) OWASP
7 2 (14.29%) SaaS
7 2 (14.29%) High Availability
7 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 2 (14.29%) NFS

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 2 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Security Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Account Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Internal Account Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Information Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Risk Management
2 8 (57.14%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 6 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 2 (14.29%) Business Development
7 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (14.29%) High Availability
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) OWASP
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.14%) Line Management
8 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CEH
1 6 (42.86%) CISA
1 6 (42.86%) CISM
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat