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

Penetration Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 111 108
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.33% 0.31% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.33% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £77,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.70% -  
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -31.81% +29.41%  

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 1114 1213 1155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.14% 93.96% 90.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2443 3294
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
% change year-on-year - +2.47%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Glasgow over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow Development
2 2 (40.00%) SANS
2 2 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) GCIH
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) VPLS
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) OSINT
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) GCIH
1 2 (40.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (20.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago