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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 99 97
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.46% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.45% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 7
Median salary £45,000 £22,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  

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 953 1109 1184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 87.51% 82.03% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 770 934 994
Median salary £40,000 £39,339 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 3 £45,000 -
South Wales +6 2 £42,500 +88.88% 2
Penetration Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) CEH
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (33.33%) GDPR
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (16.67%) Fintech
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) AlienVault
5 1 (16.67%) QRadar
5 1 (16.67%) Asynchronous Programming

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 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NMock
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) LESS
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Asynchronous Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Scala
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CEH
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) AlienVault
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
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