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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 155 156 173
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2512 2745 2747
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.19% 87.95% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 2147 2203
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +22 1 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Lincolnshire -2 1 £37,000 -26.00%
Leicestershire -7 1 £37,500 -10.71%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) GPEN
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) ISMS
4 2 (25.00%) Laravel
4 2 (25.00%) SANS
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) CEH
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Symfony
4 2 (25.00%) Zend
4 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis

Penetration Testing
Top Related 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 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Burp Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) Laravel
1 2 (25.00%) Symfony
1 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) ISMS
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) GPEN
2 2 (25.00%) CEH
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SANS
3 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CISMP
3 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 1 (12.50%) CSSLP
3 1 (12.50%) GCIH
3 1 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) GWAPT
3 1 (12.50%) OSCE
3 1 (12.50%) OSCP
3 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Fortify
1 1 (12.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Sonatype
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