The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 56 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.22% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +24.11%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
399 515 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.36% 88.03% 76.42%
Number of salaries quoted 345 459 389
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Merseyside region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Penetration Testing
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 Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool +10 1 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Penetration Testing
North West

Penetration Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI QSA

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago