Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 112 122
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.29% 0.39% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.47% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
North East median annual salary £59,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.22% +5.88% -19.05%
10th Percentile £42,650 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,950 £47,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1217 1284 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.05% 84.42% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1079 1186
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,175 £25,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in the North East

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in the North East

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in the North East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in the North East

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +14 3 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Penetration Testing
England

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

1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) GDPR
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
2 2 (50.00%) Capita
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) GDPR
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet