The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 65 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.79% 0.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 663 619 693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.47% 87.43% 86.84%
Number of salaries quoted 556 516 557
Median salary £42,500 £42,655 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.36% -5.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) ISMS
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Security Management
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) CISA
5 4 (30.77%) CISM
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
5 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) CRISC
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) ISSMP
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 3 (23.08%) Nessus
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) ISSEP
6 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
6 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (23.08%) OWASP
6 3 (23.08%) NAS

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) NFC
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) Looker
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Head of Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Head of Security
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Kali Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) ISMS
2 5 (38.46%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Internal Audit
4 3 (23.08%) OWASP
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISA
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) CRISC
2 4 (30.77%) ISSMP
3 3 (23.08%) ISSEP
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) NIST 800
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Fortify
1 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) McAfee
1 3 (23.08%) NetApp
1 3 (23.08%) Veracode
2 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago