The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 19 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.74% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% - 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Penetration Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 182 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 81.31% 91.92% 88.37%
Number of salaries quoted 69 147 60
Median salary £48,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in the Midlands

Penetration Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
1 5 (100.00%) OSCE
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (20.00%) SANS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (80.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 4 (80.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 5 (100.00%) OSCE
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS