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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 201 150 165
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.89% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.98% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 26
Median salary £39,250 £90,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-56.38% +56.52%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,375
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +6.32%

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
3430 2962 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.22% 90.58% 86.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2905 2413 2878
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 21 February 2017.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 9 (47.37%) Information Security
1 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (26.32%) CREST Certified
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) CISM
5 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.79%) Business Development
5 3 (15.79%) Server Hardening
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (10.53%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.53%) OSCP
6 2 (10.53%) OSCE
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.53%) Presales

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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Junos
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) DMZ
5 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacker
1 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Security Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Tester
2 2 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (5.26%) Blog
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (47.37%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM
4 3 (15.79%) Business Development
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Server Hardening
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CREST Certified
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
3 3 (15.79%) CISM
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) OSCE
4 2 (10.53%) OSCP
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) CEH
5 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.26%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (5.26%) CISA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CISMP
5 1 (5.26%) CLAS
5 1 (5.26%) GIAC
5 1 (5.26%) IISP
5 1 (5.26%) ISACA
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) GPG13
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
1 1 (5.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
2 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
2 2 (10.53%) Juniper
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Novell
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Capita
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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