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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 195 204 198
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 15 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.43% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 20
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,750 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,550 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
3788 4423 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.95% 85.02% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2944 3441 3254
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +24 12 £57,500 -4.16% 6
Bracknell - 2 £60,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £32,500 - 1
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 31 (72.09%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) Security Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Nessus
3 13 (30.23%) Linux
4 12 (27.91%) Metasploit
4 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
4 12 (27.91%) DV Cleared
4 12 (27.91%) CREST Certified
5 11 (25.58%) Burp Suite
5 11 (25.58%) Kali Linux
5 11 (25.58%) CHECK Team Leader
5 11 (25.58%) CHECK Team Member
5 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
6 9 (20.93%) Information Security
6 9 (20.93%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (18.60%) Finance
7 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
7 8 (18.60%) Security Architecture
8 7 (16.28%) SIEM
8 7 (16.28%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (13.95%) Presales
9 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.63%) QA
10 5 (11.63%) Degree
10 5 (11.63%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (9.30%) Cybercrime
11 4 (9.30%) JIRA
11 4 (9.30%) Selenium
11 4 (9.30%) Resource Management

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 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) IPsec
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Metasploit
2 11 (25.58%) Burp Suite
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) Selenium
4 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
4 3 (6.98%) NUnit
4 3 (6.98%) TestNG
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Consultant
2 14 (32.56%) Security Consultant
3 11 (25.58%) Team Leader
3 11 (25.58%) Test Team Leader
4 10 (23.26%) Senior Manager
4 10 (23.26%) Testing Manager
5 9 (20.93%) Architect
5 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 9 (20.93%) Security Architect
6 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 8 (18.60%) Principal Architect
6 8 (18.60%) Principal Consultant
6 8 (18.60%) Principal Security Architect
6 8 (18.60%) Principal Security Consultant
7 7 (16.28%) Security Manager
8 6 (13.95%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (13.95%) Information Security Project Manager
8 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
8 6 (13.95%) Security Project Manager
9 5 (11.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (9.30%) Cybercrime
3 4 (9.30%) PMI
4 2 (4.65%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Kali Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (32.56%) Security Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (20.93%) Information Security
4 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
4 8 (18.60%) Security Architecture
5 7 (16.28%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (16.28%) SIEM
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Presales
7 4 (9.30%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (9.30%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.65%) OWASP
10 1 (2.33%) BDD
10 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) C++
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) CREST Certified
2 12 (27.91%) DV Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.58%) CHECK Team Leader
3 11 (25.58%) CHECK Team Member
4 5 (11.63%) Degree
5 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CEH
6 2 (4.65%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) CISA
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CISM
7 1 (2.33%) GIAC
7 1 (2.33%) ISEB
7 1 (2.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Nessus
2 1 (2.33%) Core Impact
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Nmap
2 1 (2.33%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Capita
1 1 (2.33%) Coverity
1 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.33%) Qualys
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens (DOE)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago