The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 152 176 168
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 31 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 8
Average salary £35,000 £62,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +44.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £44,750 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3250 3219 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.03% 78.47% 78.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2633 2757 2625
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
North West

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Stockport - 1 £18,000 -
Penetration Testing
North West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 13 (27.66%) Android
1 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
2 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
2 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Windows
3 11 (23.40%) Information Security
3 11 (23.40%) Mobile App
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Phone
4 10 (21.28%) PHP
5 9 (19.15%) CISSP
6 8 (17.02%) C++
6 8 (17.02%) SIEM
6 8 (17.02%) EnCE
6 8 (17.02%) ISMS
7 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
7 7 (14.89%) C
8 6 (12.77%) SQL
8 6 (12.77%) Web Services
8 6 (12.77%) VPN
8 6 (12.77%) Linux
8 6 (12.77%) Retail
8 6 (12.77%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
8 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
9 5 (10.64%) Network Security
9 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (10.64%) Java

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) VPN
3 5 (10.64%) Network Security
4 4 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.26%) SSH
5 2 (4.26%) FTP
5 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
1 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Tester
1 15 (31.91%) Penetration Tester
2 12 (25.53%) Security Tester
3 10 (21.28%) Mobile Tester
3 10 (21.28%) Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Security Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Consultant
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.77%) Information Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.77%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (10.64%) Testing Consultant
7 5 (10.64%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) Web Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Security Administrator
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Administrator
9 3 (6.38%) Principal Consultant
10 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Android
1 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
2 12 (25.53%) Windows
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Phone
4 6 (12.77%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Information Security
3 8 (17.02%) SIEM
3 8 (17.02%) ISMS
4 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (8.51%) Data Security
7 4 (8.51%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (8.51%) Content Management
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
8 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) Business Development
8 2 (4.26%) Web Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.26%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Analytics
9 1 (2.13%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) PHP
2 8 (17.02%) C++
3 7 (14.89%) C
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) CISSP
2 8 (17.02%) EnCE
3 2 (4.26%) CEH
4 1 (2.13%) CRISC
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) CISA
4 1 (2.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
1 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Nessus
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.26%) CORE IMPACT
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Posted: 5 days ago
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