Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 143 145
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.42% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.40% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 12
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +22.95%
10th Percentile £40,250 £21,250 £24,225
90th Percentile £48,750 £86,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1932 2247 2370
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 89.40% 83.53% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1903 1950
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Wales

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Wales

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
South Wales +17 6 £47,500 +5.56% 1
West Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Penetration Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) SIEM
1 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (33.33%) CEH
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
5 2 (22.22%) GDPR
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) LESS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) AlienVault
6 1 (11.11%) QRadar
6 1 (11.11%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) NMock
6 1 (11.11%) Splunk

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NMock
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) LESS
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asynchronous Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CEH
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) GDPR
3 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) AlienVault
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 75000 per year
Posted: Yesterday