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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 95 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.096% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £54,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +27.05%
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
914 940 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.80% 82.97% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 601 567 508
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) CESG
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PCI QSA
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS