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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
383 544 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.00% 83.95% 83.91%
Number of salaries quoted 284 451 441
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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