The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
Penetration Testing
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
402 316 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 85.53% 81.87% 86.65%
Number of salaries quoted 297 247 395
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £63,100
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 Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Liverpool

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 14 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (38.89%) Data Security
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
3 7 (38.89%) Network Security
3 7 (38.89%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) F5
3 7 (38.89%) SIEM
3 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (38.89%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (38.89%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Wealth Management
3 7 (38.89%) Security Operations
3 7 (38.89%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (33.33%) DHCP
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
4 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) Nagios
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) VoIP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
1 7 (38.89%) Network Security
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.11%) Intranet
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Security Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
1 7 (38.89%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) Data Security
3 7 (38.89%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (38.89%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (38.89%) Security Operations
3 7 (38.89%) SIEM
3 7 (38.89%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Wealth Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.56%) IT Audit
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) CLAS
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) ISO22301
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) F5
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft