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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 74 72
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.75% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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
453 533 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.32% 83.94% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 378 478 413
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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