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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 99 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.96% +12.22%
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
1113 911 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.75% 81.05% 76.80%
Number of salaries quoted 942 776 750
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 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
South Wales -15 3 £32,500 -40.90% 1
North Wales - 1 - - 1
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Penetration Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) CESG
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) GPEN
4 1 (16.67%) CCFE
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) GPEN
1 1 (16.67%) CCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
Anonymous
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago