The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 134 186 170
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -16
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 46 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.31% 0.15% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.17% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 21
Median salary £60,000 £61,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Penetration Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3107 2981 3389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.77% 88.67% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2646 2481 2745
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
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 Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 1 - -
Penetration Testing
North West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 42 (50.60%) Information Security
2 41 (49.40%) Network Security
3 38 (45.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 35 (42.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 33 (39.76%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (36.14%) Windows
7 29 (34.94%) Ethical Hacking
8 28 (33.73%) C#
8 28 (33.73%) .NET
9 25 (30.12%) TCP/IP
10 24 (28.92%) VB.NET
11 22 (26.51%) SIEM
12 21 (25.30%) CREST Certified
12 21 (25.30%) Firewall
13 20 (24.10%) Objective-C
13 20 (24.10%) Java
13 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
13 20 (24.10%) Degree
14 19 (22.89%) Blog
14 19 (22.89%) ITIL
14 19 (22.89%) Juniper
14 19 (22.89%) CheckPoint
14 19 (22.89%) Change Management
14 19 (22.89%) Project Management
14 19 (22.89%) Windows Server
14 19 (22.89%) CHECK Team Leader
15 18 (21.69%) Intel Security
15 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
15 18 (21.69%) C++
15 18 (21.69%) QA

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (3.61%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (49.40%) Network Security
2 25 (30.12%) TCP/IP
3 21 (25.30%) Firewall
4 15 (18.07%) VLAN
5 14 (16.87%) DNS
5 14 (16.87%) Junos
5 14 (16.87%) MPLS
6 13 (15.66%) DHCP
7 8 (9.64%) Wireless
8 7 (8.43%) HTTPS
8 7 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.20%) IPsec
9 1 (1.20%) IPv4
9 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.20%) SAN
9 1 (1.20%) VoIP
9 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) sqlmap
2 1 (1.20%) Selenium
2 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
1 8 (9.64%) Law
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Consultant
1 24 (28.92%) Security Consultant
2 21 (25.30%) Tester
3 19 (22.89%) Security Specialist
4 17 (20.48%) Penetration Tester
4 17 (20.48%) Security Manager
5 15 (18.07%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 15 (18.07%) Senior Consultant
5 15 (18.07%) Senior Security Consultant
6 14 (16.87%) Analyst
6 14 (16.87%) Security Analyst
7 12 (14.46%) Senior Manager
8 11 (13.25%) Security Tester
9 10 (12.05%) IT Security Specialist
10 9 (10.84%) Applications Tester
10 9 (10.84%) Security Penetration Tester
11 7 (8.43%) Mobile Tester
12 6 (7.23%) Information Analyst
12 6 (7.23%) Information Security Analyst
13 5 (6.02%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.73%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.43%) Web Services
3 3 (3.61%) J2EE
3 3 (3.61%) JNI
3 3 (3.61%) Middleware
4 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Blog
2 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.43%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.43%) Virtual Team
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) iPad
7 1 (1.20%) AS400
7 1 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Windows
2 19 (22.89%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.66%) Android
4 10 (12.05%) Apple iOS
5 7 (8.43%) Unix
6 2 (2.41%) Linux
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Information Security
2 38 (45.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 35 (42.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 33 (39.76%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (34.94%) Ethical Hacking
6 22 (26.51%) SIEM
7 19 (22.89%) Change Management
7 19 (22.89%) ITIL
7 19 (22.89%) Project Management
8 17 (20.48%) Business Development
9 16 (19.28%) Mentoring
10 15 (18.07%) Security Testing
11 12 (14.46%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (13.25%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (12.05%) Network Design
14 8 (9.64%) Security Management
14 8 (9.64%) Threat Detection
15 7 (8.43%) Compliance Audit
15 7 (8.43%) Security Architecture
15 7 (8.43%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) C#
2 24 (28.92%) VB.NET
3 20 (24.10%) Java
3 20 (24.10%) Objective-C
4 18 (21.69%) C++
5 17 (20.48%) PHP
6 7 (8.43%) SQL
7 3 (3.61%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) CREST Certified
2 20 (24.10%) Degree
2 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
3 19 (22.89%) CHECK Team Leader
4 12 (14.46%) CISSP
4 12 (14.46%) Cyber Scheme
4 12 (14.46%) Tigerscheme
5 6 (7.23%) CEH
6 4 (4.82%) CISM
7 3 (3.61%) MCSE
7 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.61%) OSCE
7 3 (3.61%) OSCP
7 3 (3.61%) SANS
8 2 (2.41%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (2.41%) CISA
8 2 (2.41%) GSNA
8 2 (2.41%) ISACA
8 2 (2.41%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.20%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) QA
2 12 (14.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (10.84%) PCI DSS
4 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.20%) ISO27002
System Software
1 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.20%) NFS
3 1 (1.20%) vCloud
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Nessus
1 5 (6.02%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) CheckPoint
1 19 (22.89%) Juniper
2 18 (21.69%) Intel Security
3 2 (2.41%) Qualys
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Facebook
4 1 (1.20%) HP
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.20%) Veeam
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