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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 107 132
Rank change year-on-year -31 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% 1.12% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 1.23% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 1
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.69%  

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 1659 1461 1707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 89.97% 90.52% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1260 1468
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CISA

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IoT Architect
1 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (20.00%) OSCE
1 1 (20.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago