The table below looks at the statistics for the Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Tester
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
Penetration Tester
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
491 478 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 95.34% 94.28% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 434 402 255
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,596
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,100 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester in the job title across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Penetration Tester Salary Trend in Warrington

Penetration Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) AppScan
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AppScan
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python