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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 172 156
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 2 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.15% 0.061% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.069% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 25
Median salary £33,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.20% +56.25%  
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 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 2363 2885 3272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 88.04% 88.42% 86.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 2310 2725
Median salary £44,317 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
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 23 June 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
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £33,000 -52.85%
Penetration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) GPEN
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (12.50%) SANS
4 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (12.50%) Email Filtering
4 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Encryption
4 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App

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 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) Laravel
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) GPEN
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISMP
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Zend