The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 127 114 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.17% 1.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 0
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.37%  

Penetration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1648 1659 1644
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.95% 89.58% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1449 1380
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) CLAS
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Software Development Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IoT Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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