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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 95 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.51% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1068 1154 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.44% 91.51% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 539 738 777
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (58.33%) CRISC
4 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (58.33%) CISM
4 7 (58.33%) COBIT
5 6 (50.00%) CGEIT
5 6 (50.00%) CISA
5 6 (50.00%) Threat Management
5 6 (50.00%) Internal Audit
6 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (25.00%) Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) Apache Flex
7 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (25.00%) RIA
7 3 (25.00%) GWT
7 3 (25.00%) Qualys
7 3 (25.00%) Ext JS
7 3 (25.00%) Ruby
7 3 (25.00%) Nessus
7 3 (25.00%) Derivative
7 3 (25.00%) Workflow
7 3 (25.00%) Publishing
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (25.00%) Nagios
7 3 (25.00%) BCP
7 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) SNMP
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) Parquet
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Audit Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Chief Security Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Security Management Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (25.00%) CGI
1 3 (25.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (25.00%) GWT
1 3 (25.00%) Kafka
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Derivative
3 3 (25.00%) RIA
4 1 (8.33%) CESG
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 6 (50.00%) Threat Management
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) BCP
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISM
1 7 (58.33%) CRISC
2 6 (50.00%) CGEIT
2 6 (50.00%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Scheme
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) OSCP
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) COBIT
2 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Fluentd
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
1 3 (25.00%) Nessus
1 3 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Qualys
1 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk