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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 192 144 154
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +10
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 1.10% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.21% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 33
Median salary £47,000 £80,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +39.13%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
3317 2881 3377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.41% 90.14% 85.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2871 2369 2910
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 23 January 2017.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (48.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (32.00%) SIEM
3 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (28.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (28.00%) Network Security
4 7 (28.00%) CREST Certified
5 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Business Development
7 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (16.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (12.00%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (12.00%) QA
8 3 (12.00%) VLAN
8 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Server Hardening
8 3 (12.00%) Junos

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 (4.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Network Security
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (12.00%) Junos
4 3 (12.00%) MPLS
4 3 (12.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (4.00%) tcpdump
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Ethical Hacker
3 3 (12.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Security Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Blog
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (32.00%) SIEM
3 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (28.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Business Development
6 4 (16.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Data Security
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Server Hardening
7 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Presales
8 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
8 2 (8.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CREST Certified
2 5 (20.00%) CISSP
3 3 (12.00%) OSCE
3 3 (12.00%) OSCP
4 2 (8.00%) CEH
4 2 (8.00%) CISM
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (4.00%) CISA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) GIAC
5 1 (4.00%) IISP
5 1 (4.00%) ISACA
5 1 (4.00%) RHCA
5 1 (4.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.00%) QA
4 1 (4.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
1 1 (4.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (12.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Novell
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Capita
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £60k per year + Benefits + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, PHI, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Bonus, Pension and Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago