The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 101 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £37,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 1071 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.75% 78.69% 70.48%
Number of salaries quoted 782 954 733
Average salary £37,000 £35,065 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.51% -5.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Wales

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
South Wales - 2 £37,000 -
Penetration Testing
UK

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Metrics
3 7 (70.00%) SaaS
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (10.00%) SCADA
7 1 (10.00%) ISMS
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 1 (10.00%) Security Management
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
7 1 (10.00%) SLA
7 1 (10.00%) CISSP
7 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ISMS
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001