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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 50 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.59% 0.25% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.28% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £47,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £54,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.73% -5.94%
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
384 352 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.27% 88.44% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 303 302 386
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Malware Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Security Operations
2 5 (71.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) Data Security
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) CESG

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 5 (71.43%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
1 5 (71.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) BYOD
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) Data Security
2 5 (71.43%) Malware Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) Security Operations
2 5 (71.43%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CLAS
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
1 1 (14.29%) ISO22301
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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