Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 131 156
Rank change year-on-year -14 +25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.13% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Glasgow median annual salary £55,000 - -
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +15.38%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2127 2000 2344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.88% 92.72% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1081 1494
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System

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 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) CSIRT
1 1 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk