The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 173 210 208
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 14 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 2
Median salary £60,000 £75,000 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,450 £66,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £94,000 £69,600
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3150 4538 4483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.64% 86.08% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2366 3695 3167
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Reading +18 5 £64,000 -25.79%
Bracknell - 4 £65,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 15 (55.56%) Information Security
2 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (29.63%) SIEM
4 8 (29.63%) CREST Certified
5 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) QA
6 6 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 6 (22.22%) Presales
6 6 (22.22%) SDLC
7 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (18.52%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
7 5 (18.52%) Nessus
7 5 (18.52%) Cryptography
7 5 (18.52%) Network Security
7 5 (18.52%) OWASP
7 5 (18.52%) iPad
7 5 (18.52%) CISM
7 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (18.52%) CISSP
8 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 4 (14.81%) C
8 4 (14.81%) C++
8 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.81%) CISA
8 4 (14.81%) VMware

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (3.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) Network Security
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) SMTP
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Metasploit
2 2 (7.41%) Burp Suite
2 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) TestNG
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Tester
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Operational Security Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 3 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Security Presales Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SOC Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) JDBC
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Cryptography
1 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (18.52%) iPad
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) iSeries
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) PMI
2 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 2 (7.41%) Kali Linux
4 1 (3.70%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Information Security
2 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (29.63%) SIEM
5 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (22.22%) Presales
6 6 (22.22%) SDLC
6 6 (22.22%) Security Operations
7 5 (18.52%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
7 5 (18.52%) OWASP
8 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
8 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.81%) Social Engineering
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Content Management
9 3 (11.11%) CRM
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C
1 4 (14.81%) C++
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CREST Certified
2 5 (18.52%) CISM
2 5 (18.52%) CISSP
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) CISA
4 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) OSCP
4 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CEH
5 2 (7.41%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (7.41%) GIAC
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) GCIA
6 1 (3.70%) GCIH
6 1 (3.70%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Core Impact
2 1 (3.70%) Nmap
2 1 (3.70%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 2 (7.41%) AlienVault
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
3 2 (7.41%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Coverity
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Qualys
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago