The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 155 163 150
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.41% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 2
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -30.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
Penetration Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2784 3137 2695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.41% 83.99% 81.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 2096 1763
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirling - 3 - -
Fife - 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -5 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Penetration Testing
UK

Penetration Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 3 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Qt
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) People Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
Scotland
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