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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 136 176 165
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 51 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 0.28% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.31% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 40 7 28
Median salary £51,250 £46,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.21% +32.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £42,319 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £79,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
3187 3205 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.58% 89.53% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2690 2647 2692
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 £55,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 48 (52.75%) Information Security
2 39 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 38 (41.76%) Network Security
4 36 (39.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 35 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (30.77%) SIEM
6 28 (30.77%) C#
6 28 (30.77%) .NET
6 28 (30.77%) Windows
7 27 (29.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 24 (26.37%) VB.NET
9 23 (25.27%) ITIL
9 23 (25.27%) TCP/IP
9 23 (25.27%) Firewall
10 21 (23.08%) CISSP
11 20 (21.98%) Juniper
11 20 (21.98%) Java
11 20 (21.98%) Change Management
11 20 (21.98%) CheckPoint
11 20 (21.98%) Objective-C
11 20 (21.98%) Degree
11 20 (21.98%) Windows Server
12 19 (20.88%) PCI DSS
12 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
12 19 (20.88%) Intel Security
12 19 (20.88%) Project Management
12 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
13 18 (19.78%) C++
13 18 (19.78%) QA
13 18 (19.78%) Blog

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 (3.30%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (41.76%) Network Security
2 23 (25.27%) Firewall
2 23 (25.27%) TCP/IP
3 17 (18.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (16.48%) VLAN
5 14 (15.38%) DNS
5 14 (15.38%) Junos
5 14 (15.38%) MPLS
6 13 (14.29%) DHCP
7 7 (7.69%) HTTPS
8 4 (4.40%) Wireless
9 2 (2.20%) VPN
10 1 (1.10%) IPsec
10 1 (1.10%) IPv4
10 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.10%) SAN
10 1 (1.10%) SSL
10 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) sqlmap
2 1 (1.10%) Selenium
2 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Law
3 7 (7.69%) Legal
4 4 (4.40%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Analyst
1 23 (25.27%) Consultant
1 23 (25.27%) Security Analyst
1 23 (25.27%) Security Consultant
2 20 (21.98%) Security Specialist
3 18 (19.78%) Security Manager
4 17 (18.68%) Tester
5 16 (17.58%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 15 (16.48%) Information Analyst
6 15 (16.48%) Information Security Analyst
7 13 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
7 13 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
7 13 (14.29%) Senior Manager
7 13 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
8 10 (10.99%) IT Security Specialist
9 8 (8.79%) Security Tester
10 7 (7.69%) SIEM Analyst
11 6 (6.59%) Applications Tester
11 6 (6.59%) Security Penetration Tester
12 5 (5.49%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.40%) Middleware
3 4 (4.40%) Web Services
4 3 (3.30%) J2EE
4 3 (3.30%) JNI
5 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Blog
2 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.10%) AS400
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Windows
2 20 (21.98%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.09%) Android
4 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.40%) Unix
6 2 (2.20%) Linux
7 1 (1.10%) CentOS
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Information Security
2 39 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 36 (39.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 35 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (30.77%) SIEM
6 27 (29.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 23 (25.27%) ITIL
8 20 (21.98%) Change Management
9 19 (20.88%) Project Management
10 17 (18.68%) Business Development
11 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
12 15 (16.48%) Data Loss Prevention
13 14 (15.38%) Risk Management
14 12 (13.19%) Security Testing
15 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
15 9 (9.89%) Reverse Engineering
15 9 (9.89%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (9.89%) Threat Detection
16 7 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
16 7 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) C#
2 24 (26.37%) VB.NET
3 20 (21.98%) Java
3 20 (21.98%) Objective-C
4 18 (19.78%) C++
5 17 (18.68%) PHP
6 7 (7.69%) SQL
7 3 (3.30%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) CISSP
2 20 (21.98%) Degree
3 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
4 18 (19.78%) CHECK Team Leader
4 18 (19.78%) CREST Certified
5 12 (13.19%) CISM
5 12 (13.19%) Cyber Scheme
5 12 (13.19%) Tigerscheme
6 9 (9.89%) ISACA
7 7 (7.69%) CEH
7 7 (7.69%) MCSE
7 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.40%) OSCE
8 4 (4.40%) OSCP
9 3 (3.30%) CISA
9 3 (3.30%) SANS
10 2 (2.20%) GSNA
10 2 (2.20%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) PCI DSS
2 18 (19.78%) QA
3 11 (12.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.10%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) NFS
3 1 (1.10%) vCloud
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Nessus
1 6 (6.59%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) CheckPoint
1 20 (21.98%) Juniper
2 19 (20.88%) Intel Security
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) Qualys
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Facebook
5 1 (1.10%) HP
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.10%) Veeam
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Arrow Global
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 19 days ago