Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 244 244
Rank change year-on-year +24 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 15 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.29% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 18
East Midlands median annual salary £36,535 £55,000 £34,425
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.57% +59.77% -42.63%
10th Percentile £25,125 £33,528 £21,950
90th Percentile £52,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4643 5820 6710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.61% 88.98% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3841 4618 5434
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,091 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.97% +5.23% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in the East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in the East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in the East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 13 £34,175 -47.42% 1
Leicestershire +22 1 £35,571 -20.95%
Derbyshire - 1 £47,500 -
Penetration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (33.33%) SIEM
4 5 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Threat Detection
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (20.00%) Internal Audit
7 2 (13.33%) GDPR
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) CISA
7 2 (13.33%) CISM
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Data Security
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (6.67%) Incident Management

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (6.67%) DMZ
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) GPRS
5 1 (6.67%) GSM
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Junior
2 5 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Information Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Information Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Security Compliance Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Threat Detection
3 3 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Data Security
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
3 2 (13.33%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (13.33%) GDPR
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (6.67%) ISO 26262
4 1 (6.67%) MISRA
4 1 (6.67%) MISRA C
4 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
1 1 (6.67%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft