Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 131 130
Rank change year-on-year +33 -1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.89% 0.54% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.59% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £27,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.64% -57.69% -20.49%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,000 £35,450
90th Percentile £72,000 £51,500 £85,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £34,175 £65,000
% change year-on-year +31.68% -47.42% -20.49%

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 Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,149 1,687 1,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 93.26% 91.83% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1,478 1,518
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £69,650
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +10.39%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Nottingham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Nottingham

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Nottingham over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
1 4 (36.36%) SIEM
1 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Server Hardening
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (27.27%) AlienVault
2 3 (27.27%) Threat Detection
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (27.27%) Security Auditing
2 3 (27.27%) Due Diligence
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) CEH
3 2 (18.18%) OWASP
3 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
2 1 (9.09%) Burp Suite
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) sqlmap
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Auditor
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Auditor
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (27.27%) Due Diligence
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Security Auditing
2 3 (27.27%) Server Hardening
2 3 (27.27%) Threat Detection
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CEH
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
2 1 (9.09%) CRISC
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) OSCP
2 1 (9.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
1 1 (9.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm
2 3 (27.27%) AlienVault
2 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) F5