Period
to 18 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 130 129
Rank change year-on-year +33 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.97% 0.22% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.25% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 11
Nottingham median annual salary £52,500 £33,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% -49.23% +62.50%
10th Percentile £38,550 £31,150 £34,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £36,850 £85,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -38.46% +62.50%

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 1,257 1,594 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 93.60% 89.45% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,388 1,400
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £25,450
90th Percentile £69,250 £70,000 £65,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (38.46%) LogRhythm
2 5 (38.46%) SANS
3 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) AlienVault
3 4 (30.77%) Threat Detection
3 4 (30.77%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) OWASP
4 3 (23.08%) HIPAA
4 3 (23.08%) CSSLP
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (23.08%) CISM
4 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
4 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) GCP
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (23.08%) Cyber Intelligence

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Architect
2 3 (23.08%) SOC Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) OWASP
2 4 (30.77%) Threat Detection
2 4 (30.77%) Threat Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (23.08%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
3 3 (23.08%) Cyber Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SANS
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CSSLP
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
3 2 (15.38%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) GPEN
4 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GCP
1 3 (23.08%) HIPAA
2 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) LogRhythm
2 4 (30.77%) AlienVault
3 3 (23.08%) Veracode
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk