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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 71 73
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.81% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.92% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +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
418 541 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.62% 87.82% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 356 475 379
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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