The table below looks at the statistics for the Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -4.16%
Penetration Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
518 466 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.00% 97.29% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 411 402 519
Average salary £36,018 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Penetration Tester
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Tester within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Liverpool - 6 - - 1
Penetration Tester
North West

Penetration Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (100.00%) Data Security
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 6 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Security
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago