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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median salary £43,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
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
268 340 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 78.59% 84.79% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 210 236 409
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

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

1 15 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (61.11%) Information Security
3 10 (55.56%) SIEM
4 9 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
4 9 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
4 9 (50.00%) Wealth Management
4 9 (50.00%) Data Security
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 9 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 9 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) DHCP
6 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) Network Security
6 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
6 6 (33.33%) F5
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Nagios
8 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (11.11%) Data Protection

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 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
1 6 (33.33%) Network Security
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (11.11%) CESG
2 2 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) BYOD
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (61.11%) Information Security
3 10 (55.56%) SIEM
4 9 (50.00%) Data Security
4 9 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
4 9 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 9 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (50.00%) Wealth Management
5 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.56%) Logistics
8 1 (5.56%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISM
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) CLAS
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) COBIT
1 2 (11.11%) ISO22301
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 14 days ago