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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 159 175 172
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 38 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 0.48% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.53% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 24
Median salary £48,750 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.72% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,049 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
3329 3374 3561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.90% 89.40% 86.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2801 2818 2864
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (48.28%) Information Security
2 36 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (40.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 35 (40.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 33 (37.93%) Network Security
5 29 (33.33%) SIEM
6 28 (32.18%) Ethical Hacking
7 27 (31.03%) C#
7 27 (31.03%) .NET
8 24 (27.59%) VB.NET
8 24 (27.59%) ITIL
9 23 (26.44%) Windows
10 22 (25.29%) CISSP
11 21 (24.14%) Firewall
11 21 (24.14%) PCI DSS
12 20 (22.99%) CREST Certified
13 19 (21.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (21.84%) Objective-C
13 19 (21.84%) Project Management
13 19 (21.84%) Java
14 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
14 18 (20.69%) Juniper
14 18 (20.69%) CheckPoint
14 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
14 18 (20.69%) Change Management
14 18 (20.69%) Intel Security
14 18 (20.69%) Business Development
14 18 (20.69%) Degree
14 18 (20.69%) QA
14 18 (20.69%) Windows Server

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 (3.45%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.93%) Network Security
2 21 (24.14%) Firewall
3 19 (21.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
5 12 (13.79%) DHCP
5 12 (13.79%) DNS
5 12 (13.79%) Junos
5 12 (13.79%) MPLS
5 12 (13.79%) VLAN
6 8 (9.20%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.30%) SSL
7 2 (2.30%) VPN
8 1 (1.15%) Internet
8 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) sqlmap
2 1 (1.15%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.15%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Legal
3 8 (9.20%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Analyst
1 25 (28.74%) Security Analyst
2 23 (26.44%) Consultant
2 23 (26.44%) Security Consultant
3 19 (21.84%) Security Manager
4 18 (20.69%) Security Specialist
5 17 (19.54%) Information Analyst
5 17 (19.54%) Information Security Analyst
6 14 (16.09%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 13 (14.94%) Senior Consultant
7 13 (14.94%) Senior Manager
7 13 (14.94%) Senior Security Consultant
8 11 (12.64%) Tester
9 9 (10.34%) IT Security Specialist
10 8 (9.20%) Penetration Tester
11 6 (6.90%) SIEM Analyst
12 5 (5.75%) Application Security Analyst
12 5 (5.75%) Security Tester
12 5 (5.75%) Web Analyst
13 4 (4.60%) Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.60%) Middleware
4 3 (3.45%) J2EE
4 3 (3.45%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Blog
2 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) AS400
5 1 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Windows
2 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.05%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Information Security
2 36 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (40.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 35 (40.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 29 (33.33%) SIEM
5 28 (32.18%) Ethical Hacking
6 24 (27.59%) ITIL
7 19 (21.84%) Project Management
8 18 (20.69%) Business Development
8 18 (20.69%) Change Management
8 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
9 17 (19.54%) Data Loss Prevention
10 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
11 9 (10.34%) Security Testing
11 9 (10.34%) Threat Detection
12 8 (9.20%) Black-Box Testing
12 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
13 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (5.75%) Data Security
14 5 (5.75%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) C#
2 24 (27.59%) VB.NET
3 19 (21.84%) Java
3 19 (21.84%) Objective-C
4 17 (19.54%) C++
5 16 (18.39%) PHP
6 8 (9.20%) SQL
7 3 (3.45%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) CISSP
2 20 (22.99%) CREST Certified
3 18 (20.69%) Degree
4 17 (19.54%) CHECK Team Leader
4 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
5 13 (14.94%) Tigerscheme
6 12 (13.79%) CISM
6 12 (13.79%) Cyber Scheme
7 9 (10.34%) ISACA
8 8 (9.20%) CEH
8 8 (9.20%) MCSE
8 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (6.90%) OSCE
9 6 (6.90%) OSCP
10 3 (3.45%) CISA
10 3 (3.45%) SANS
11 2 (2.30%) GSNA
11 2 (2.30%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 18 (20.69%) QA
3 11 (12.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.15%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Nessus
1 5 (5.75%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) CheckPoint
1 18 (20.69%) Intel Security
1 18 (20.69%) Juniper
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.15%) Facebook
3 1 (1.15%) IBM
3 1 (1.15%) Qualys
3 1 (1.15%) VMware
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