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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 152 168 183
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 37 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 10
Average salary £57,500 £39,250 £34,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.49% +13.11%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +24.70%
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
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 3 - -
Sale - 2 £32,500 -
Penetration Testing
North West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 37 (66.07%) Information Security
2 35 (62.50%) Windows
3 34 (60.71%) Linux
4 28 (50.00%) CISSP
4 28 (50.00%) OSCP
5 27 (48.21%) OSCE
5 27 (48.21%) Security Architecture
6 10 (17.86%) Finance
6 10 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (17.86%) Security Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Network Security
7 9 (16.07%) Security Management
8 7 (12.50%) SQL
9 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
9 6 (10.71%) Cyber Security
10 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
10 5 (8.93%) OWASP
10 5 (8.93%) Firewall
10 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
11 4 (7.14%) Wireless
11 4 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (7.14%) CESG
11 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (7.14%) PHP
11 4 (7.14%) HTML
11 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.14%) LAN

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Network Security
2 5 (8.93%) Firewall
3 4 (7.14%) Wireless
3 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 4 (7.14%) WLAN
4 2 (3.57%) SSH
4 2 (3.57%) FTP
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) 2G
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) 3G
5 1 (1.79%) SS7
5 1 (1.79%) NGN
5 1 (1.79%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (1.79%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Consultant
2 32 (57.14%) Tester
3 31 (55.36%) Security Consultant
4 30 (53.57%) Penetration Tester
5 24 (42.86%) IT Security Consultant
5 24 (42.86%) IT Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Testing Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Security Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Information Security Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Linux Software Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) HTML
1 4 (7.14%) JSP
2 2 (3.57%) JSON
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.14%) CESG
3 4 (7.14%) SCADA
4 3 (5.36%) Telematics
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Online Games
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.36%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Information Security
2 27 (48.21%) Security Architecture
3 10 (17.86%) Security Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Security Management
5 6 (10.71%) Cyber Security
6 5 (8.93%) OWASP
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Information Assurance
7 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (7.14%) Network Management
8 2 (3.57%) ISMS
8 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.57%) Line Management
8 2 (3.57%) Analytics
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (3.57%) C
3 2 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) CISSP
1 28 (50.00%) OSCP
2 27 (48.21%) OSCE
3 3 (5.36%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.14%) JSP 440
3 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Webmin
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) VMware
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