The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 98 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.30% - 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +11.11%
Penetration Testing
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
813 675 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 82.54% 84.48% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 718 542 502
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Brighton

Penetration Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) LAMP
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Salt
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) OSCP
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
2 1 (16.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Salt
Brighton, East Sussex
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