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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 57 73 67
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.25% 1.02% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.18% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 7
Median salary £42,000 £62,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.80% +184.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.94%  

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 485 676 619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.61% 85.90% 82.86%
Number of salaries quoted 421 539 493
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Coventry over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Coventry

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Network Security
3 8 (53.33%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
5 5 (33.33%) Data Privacy
5 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) CISSP
6 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (26.67%) Intel Security
6 4 (26.67%) CISM
6 4 (26.67%) Security Management
6 4 (26.67%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (26.67%) ISMS
6 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (20.00%) CISA
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) ISSMP
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
8 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture

Penetration Testing
Top Related 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 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Security Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Information Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Information Security Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 4 (26.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (26.67%) ISMS
3 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CISA
2 3 (20.00%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) Intel Security
2 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago