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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 191 194 204
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 28 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.61% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.72% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 12
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.78% +5.55%
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
3923 4306 4501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.51% 85.15% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3145 3121
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 21 £57,500 -2.12% 1
Bracknell -6 4 £45,000 -16.27%
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 -
Maidenhead -1 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 25 (59.52%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (30.95%) Security Testing
3 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) Security Architecture
3 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
3 11 (26.19%) CREST Certified
4 10 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
4 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 9 (21.43%) Information Security
5 9 (21.43%) Metasploit
5 9 (21.43%) Nessus
5 9 (21.43%) CHECK Team Leader
6 8 (19.05%) CHECK Team Member
6 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
6 8 (19.05%) Kali Linux
6 8 (19.05%) Burp Suite
6 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
6 8 (19.05%) Finance
7 7 (16.67%) QA
8 6 (14.29%) Selenium
8 6 (14.29%) JIRA
9 5 (11.90%) NUnit
9 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
9 5 (11.90%) TestNG
9 5 (11.90%) PMI
9 5 (11.90%) PMI Certification
9 5 (11.90%) HP UFT
9 5 (11.90%) SIEM

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.76%) IPsec
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
1 2 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) SMTP
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Metasploit
2 8 (19.05%) Burp Suite
3 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium
4 5 (11.90%) HP UFT
4 5 (11.90%) NUnit
4 5 (11.90%) TestNG
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Consultant
2 13 (30.95%) Security Consultant
3 11 (26.19%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 9 (21.43%) Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Principal Consultant
4 9 (21.43%) Principal Security Consultant
4 9 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Team Leader
5 8 (19.05%) Principal Architect
5 8 (19.05%) Principal Security Architect
5 8 (19.05%) Test Team Leader
6 7 (16.67%) Senior Manager
6 7 (16.67%) Tester
6 7 (16.67%) Testing Manager
7 6 (14.29%) Security Manager
8 5 (11.90%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) UAT Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) PMI
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Kali Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) KNOPPIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (30.95%) Security Testing
3 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
3 11 (26.19%) Security Architecture
4 10 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (21.43%) Information Security
6 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.90%) SIEM
6 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Presales
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Test Management
8 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.76%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) CREST Certified
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) CHECK Team Leader
4 8 (19.05%) CHECK Team Member
4 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) PMI Certification
6 4 (9.52%) CISSP
7 3 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (4.76%) CEH
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.76%) SANS
9 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.38%) CCNA
9 1 (2.38%) CCNP
9 1 (2.38%) GCIA
9 1 (2.38%) GCIH
9 1 (2.38%) GIAC
9 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Nessus
2 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.38%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Capita
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco
1 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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