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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.96% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median salary £43,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
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
327 411 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.95% 85.45% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 264 293 496
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 8 £43,500 - 1
Penetration Testing
North West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 15 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 13 (65.00%) Information Security
3 11 (55.00%) Security Operations
4 10 (50.00%) SIEM
5 9 (45.00%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (45.00%) Malware Analysis
5 9 (45.00%) Wealth Management
5 9 (45.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 9 (45.00%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (45.00%) Banking
5 9 (45.00%) Client/Server
5 9 (45.00%) Data Security
5 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) VPN
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (30.00%) F5
7 6 (30.00%) Network Security
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) CISM
8 4 (20.00%) Nagios
8 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
1 6 (30.00%) Network Security
1 6 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (45.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (45.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (10.00%) CESG
2 2 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) BYOD
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 13 (65.00%) Information Security
3 11 (55.00%) Security Operations
4 10 (50.00%) SIEM
5 9 (45.00%) Data Security
5 9 (45.00%) Malware Analysis
5 9 (45.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 9 (45.00%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (45.00%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (45.00%) Wealth Management
6 6 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISM
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
2 2 (10.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) F5
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 14 days ago