The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 63 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.67% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £71,000 £46,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +29.41%
Penetration Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 406 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 82.59% 86.38% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 311 325 351
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Warrington

Penetration Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) PMP
1 5 (83.33%) PMI Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Programme Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Project Manager
1 5 (83.33%) IT Project Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Programme Manager
1 5 (83.33%) IT Programme Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Senior IT Programme Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) PMP
1 5 (83.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory