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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 185 190 213
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.60% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.71% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 7
Median salary £57,500 £53,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +94.54%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
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
3929 4250 4436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 86.98% 84.51% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3136 3062 3145
Median salary £51,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +28 16 £57,500 - 3
Wokingham - 5 £40,000 -
Bracknell -2 3 £45,000 -16.27%
Maidenhead +4 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Slough -15 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (32.50%) Security Architecture
2 13 (32.50%) Mentoring
3 12 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
4 11 (27.50%) CREST Certified
5 10 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Information Security
7 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) Metasploit
8 7 (17.50%) QA
8 7 (17.50%) Nessus
8 7 (17.50%) Linux
8 7 (17.50%) CHECK Team Leader
9 6 (15.00%) CHECK Team Member
9 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (15.00%) Burp Suite
9 6 (15.00%) Kali Linux
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Selenium
9 6 (15.00%) JIRA
9 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
10 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 5 (12.50%) TestNG
10 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (12.50%) NUnit
10 5 (12.50%) PMI
10 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
10 5 (12.50%) HP UFT
11 4 (10.00%) 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 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) IPsec
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) SMTP
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Metasploit
2 6 (15.00%) Burp Suite
2 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 6 (15.00%) Selenium
3 5 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 5 (12.50%) NUnit
3 5 (12.50%) TestNG
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Consultant
1 13 (32.50%) Security Consultant
2 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 11 (27.50%) Principal Consultant
3 11 (27.50%) Principal Security Consultant
4 10 (25.00%) Architect
4 10 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 10 (25.00%) Security Architect
5 9 (22.50%) Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Principal Architect
5 9 (22.50%) Principal Security Architect
6 7 (17.50%) Team Leader
6 7 (17.50%) Tester
7 6 (15.00%) Senior Manager
7 6 (15.00%) Test Team Leader
7 6 (15.00%) Testing Manager
8 5 (12.50%) Automation Tester
8 5 (12.50%) QA Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) QA Tester
8 5 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.50%) PMI
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Kali Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (32.50%) Mentoring
2 13 (32.50%) Security Architecture
3 12 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
4 10 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Information Security
6 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) SIEM
8 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.00%) Logistics
9 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Test Management
9 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) CREST Certified
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) CHECK Team Leader
4 6 (15.00%) CHECK Team Member
4 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CISSP
7 2 (5.00%) CEH
7 2 (5.00%) SANS
8 1 (2.50%) CCNA
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.50%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) GCIA
8 1 (2.50%) GCIH
8 1 (2.50%) GIAC
8 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Nessus
2 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.50%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Capita
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco
1 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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