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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 93 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.095% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
892 1099 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.11% 80.28% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 723 940 976
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 28 February 2017. 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 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
West Wales - 1 £42,500 -
Penetration Testing
UK

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) GPEN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) AlienVault
3 1 (33.33%) QRadar
3 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AlienVault
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware