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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 107 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% 0.077% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.094% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £52,500 £95,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.73% +156.75%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1105 1068 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 87.15% 82.03% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 955 927 841
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
South Wales - 2 £52,500 -
Penetration Testing
UK

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Data Security
3 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (62.50%) Pattern Matching
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
3 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) IPsec
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Head of Security
1 4 (50.00%) Head of Technology
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technology Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
1 6 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Data Security
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Pattern Matching
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CEH
3 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle