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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 180 153 168
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.87% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.96% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 26
Median salary £60,000 £80,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +64.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £27,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
3362 3224 3615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.58% 90.06% 86.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2964 2632 3074
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 7 December 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 27 (57.45%) Information Security
2 19 (40.43%) SIEM
3 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (31.91%) ITIL
4 15 (31.91%) CISSP
4 15 (31.91%) PCI DSS
5 14 (29.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (29.79%) Data Loss Prevention
6 13 (27.66%) Firewall
7 12 (25.53%) Finance
7 12 (25.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (23.40%) CISM
8 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
8 11 (23.40%) Windows
9 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
9 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
9 10 (21.28%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (21.28%) Network Security
9 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 9 (19.15%) ISACA
10 9 (19.15%) Change Management
10 9 (19.15%) Intel Security
10 9 (19.15%) Juniper
10 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
11 8 (17.02%) Legal
11 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
12 7 (14.89%) CREST Certified
12 7 (14.89%) Threat Detection
12 7 (14.89%) Incident Management

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 (2.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (27.66%) Firewall
3 10 (21.28%) Network Security
3 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.51%) DHCP
4 4 (8.51%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
4 4 (8.51%) Junos
4 4 (8.51%) MPLS
4 4 (8.51%) VLAN
5 2 (4.26%) Internet
5 2 (4.26%) SSL
5 2 (4.26%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.13%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.13%) sqlmap
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Legal
3 5 (10.64%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
1 17 (36.17%) Security Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Information Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Security Specialist
4 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Ethical Hacker
7 3 (6.38%) Governance Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Information Governance Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Information Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Security Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) SIEM Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
8 2 (4.26%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Blog
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Information Security
2 19 (40.43%) SIEM
3 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (31.91%) ITIL
5 14 (29.79%) Data Loss Prevention
6 12 (25.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (21.28%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
7 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 9 (19.15%) Change Management
9 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
9 7 (14.89%) Threat Detection
10 5 (10.64%) Business Development
10 5 (10.64%) Data Security
10 5 (10.64%) Project Management
10 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.51%) Black-Box Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.51%) Process Improvement
12 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) CISSP
2 11 (23.40%) CISM
3 9 (19.15%) ISACA
4 7 (14.89%) CREST Certified
4 7 (14.89%) MCSE
4 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.51%) OSCE
5 4 (8.51%) OSCP
6 3 (6.38%) CEH
6 3 (6.38%) Degree
7 2 (4.26%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) CISA
7 2 (4.26%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (2.13%) CCDP
8 1 (2.13%) CCIE
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.13%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (2.13%) GIAC
8 1 (2.13%) IISP
8 1 (2.13%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) PCI DSS
2 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.51%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) GPG13
4 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Nessus
1 2 (4.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
2 9 (19.15%) Intel Security
2 9 (19.15%) Juniper
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.26%) Novell
4 2 (4.26%) Splunk
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec
5 1 (2.13%) Capita
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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