The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 81 105 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.11% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £55,000 -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 849 1191 1054
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 91.68% 91.83% 91.41%
Number of salaries quoted 489 736 701
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,500 £32,930
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Glasgow

Penetration Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) OSINT
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Development
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) OSINT
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System