The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 111 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% 0.086% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.095% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £77,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1153 1056 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.17% 90.72% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 657 697 774
Median salary £45,000 £43,913 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.47% +3.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £62,426
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 Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Glasgow region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Glasgow

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) Nessus
4 5 (50.00%) SIEM
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) SAS
6 3 (30.00%) FTP
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) SNMP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) VBScript
6 3 (30.00%) SOAP
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) CGI
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) CISSP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (30.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (30.00%) SNMP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) Parquet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Publishing
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) CIO
3 1 (10.00%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (30.00%) CGI
1 3 (30.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (30.00%) GWT
1 3 (30.00%) Kafka
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) RIA
4 1 (10.00%) CESG
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) BCP
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (10.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (10.00%) CRISC
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Scheme
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) OSCP
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Nessus
2 3 (30.00%) Fluentd
2 3 (30.00%) Nagios
2 3 (30.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Qualys
1 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk