The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 27 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 1.80% 2.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £54,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.73% -5.94%
Penetration Testing
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 81.08% 89.13% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64 41 38
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £145,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Banbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Banbury

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Banbury

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) Nessus
1 14 (100.00%) Nmap
2 13 (92.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 13 (92.86%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) DV Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) Python
4 10 (71.43%) C
4 10 (71.43%) C++
4 10 (71.43%) Java
5 9 (64.29%) VxWorks
5 9 (64.29%) Metasploit
5 9 (64.29%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) Network Security
6 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (42.86%) Broadband
7 6 (42.86%) Degree
8 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (21.43%) Electronics
9 3 (21.43%) Test Management
9 3 (21.43%) Robotics
9 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 3 (21.43%) Coverity
10 2 (14.29%) OpenVAS
10 2 (14.29%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (14.29%) Qualys

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Graduate
2 3 (21.43%) Graduate Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Graduate Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Product Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Security Product Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Testing Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Research Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Security Researcher
3 1 (7.14%) Security Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (92.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C
1 10 (71.43%) C++
1 10 (71.43%) Java
1 10 (71.43%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) DV Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) CHECK Team Leader
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Nessus
1 14 (100.00%) Nmap
2 2 (14.29%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Coverity
2 2 (14.29%) Qualys