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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 186 191 190
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 32 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.52% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 23
Average salary £55,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £28,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
Penetration Testing
South East

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
4146 4218 3996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.90% 76.94% 74.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3045 2912 3142
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +11 20 £53,000 +89.28%
Reading -2 5 £58,750 - 2
Bracknell - 2 £53,750 -
Maidenhead 0 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 32 (59.26%) CISSP
3 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 24 (44.44%) Information Security
4 22 (40.74%) PCI DSS
5 21 (38.89%) Python
6 19 (35.19%) Firewall
6 19 (35.19%) Security Architecture
6 19 (35.19%) Cyber Security
7 18 (33.33%) Ruby
8 17 (31.48%) Perl
8 17 (31.48%) SIEM
9 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
10 15 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
10 15 (27.78%) PHP
10 15 (27.78%) OSCP
11 14 (25.93%) OSCE
11 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
12 13 (24.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 12 (22.22%) HIPAA
14 11 (20.37%) OWASP
14 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
14 11 (20.37%) Reverse Engineering
14 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
15 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
15 10 (18.52%) Finance
15 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
15 10 (18.52%) Malware Analysis

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) CMS
1 3 (5.56%) Drupal
1 3 (5.56%) WordPress
1 3 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.85%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 3 (5.56%) GitHub
2 3 (5.56%) Basecamp
2 3 (5.56%) Trello
3 1 (1.85%) Nimbula
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) Firewall
2 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (12.96%) Network Security
4 5 (9.26%) SSL
5 4 (7.41%) LAN
5 4 (7.41%) WAN
5 4 (7.41%) Wireless
5 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
5 4 (7.41%) Internet
6 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.70%) DNS
7 2 (3.70%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.85%) Frame Relay
8 1 (1.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) Redmine
1 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
1 3 (5.56%) Grunt
1 3 (5.56%) Bower
1 3 (5.56%) webpack
1 3 (5.56%) gulp
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Tester
1 16 (29.63%) Penetration Tester
2 14 (25.93%) Security Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Consultant
4 10 (18.52%) Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Security Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Security Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Security Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Incident Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Incident Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Web Tester
10 2 (3.70%) Security Tester
10 2 (3.70%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) HTML
1 3 (5.56%) CSS
1 3 (5.56%) SOAP
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
1 3 (5.56%) XML
1 3 (5.56%) DOM
1 3 (5.56%) LAMP
1 3 (5.56%) Ajax
1 3 (5.56%) JSON
1 3 (5.56%) OAuth
1 3 (5.56%) HTML5
1 3 (5.56%) REST
1 3 (5.56%) D3.js
1 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.70%) Blog
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) CESG
5 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Information Security
2 19 (35.19%) Security Architecture
2 19 (35.19%) Cyber Security
3 17 (31.48%) SIEM
4 15 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (20.37%) Reverse Engineering
5 11 (20.37%) OWASP
6 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 10 (18.52%) Malware Analysis
7 8 (14.81%) Analytics
7 8 (14.81%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (9.26%) Data Analytics
9 5 (9.26%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (7.41%) Data Security
10 4 (7.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) Python
3 18 (33.33%) Ruby
4 17 (31.48%) Perl
5 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
6 15 (27.78%) PHP
7 8 (14.81%) Java
8 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.56%) C
8 3 (5.56%) C++
8 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.56%) Lua
9 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) CISSP
2 15 (27.78%) OSCP
3 14 (25.93%) OSCE
4 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
5 8 (14.81%) CISM
6 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.26%) Degree
7 5 (9.26%) GIAC
7 5 (9.26%) CEH
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (7.41%) CCIE
8 4 (7.41%) GCIH
9 3 (5.56%) GCIA
9 3 (5.56%) CNA
9 3 (5.56%) CNE
9 3 (5.56%) Novell Certification
9 3 (5.56%) SSCP
9 3 (5.56%) CISA
10 2 (3.70%) GCFA
10 2 (3.70%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) PCI DSS
2 13 (24.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (22.22%) HIPAA
4 8 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (9.26%) SLA
6 3 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Snort
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Nessus
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) McAfee
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Google
3 4 (7.41%) LogLogic
4 3 (5.56%) Facebook
4 3 (5.56%) Twitter
4 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Juniper
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Websense
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.85%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.85%) CA
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Novell
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Salary: competitive
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