Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 106 102
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.69% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.71% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Coventry median annual salary £52,500 £47,750 £59,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.95% -19.41% +58.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £43,750 £53,825
90th Percentile £67,800 £54,100 £63,275
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +80.33%

Penetration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1172 1276 1251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.74% 89.54% 86.88%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1049 1014
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (55.56%) OWASP
3 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Kali Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) NIST 800
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Fiddler
5 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Nessus
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (33.33%) ISSEP
5 3 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) CISSP
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Ethernet

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) Looker
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (11.11%) Burp Suite
2 1 (11.11%) GDB
2 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
2 1 (11.11%) sqlmap
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Information Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Head of Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Head of Security
4 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) OAuth
1 1 (11.11%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Kali Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) OWASP
2 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Internal Audit
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) ISSEP
2 2 (22.22%) CEH
2 2 (22.22%) GIAC
2 2 (22.22%) OSCP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) NIST 800
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Fortify
1 3 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) Nmap
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) NetApp
1 3 (33.33%) Veracode
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee