The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 127 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 10 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.44% 0.50% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.62% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,000 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.50% +17.64%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1776 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.69% 80.62% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1349 1414
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes -12 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
High Wycombe - 1 £57,500 - 1
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) CISSP
3 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (46.67%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) OWASP
6 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (33.33%) Marketing
6 5 (33.33%) CISA
6 5 (33.33%) CISM
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) B2B
7 3 (20.00%) CEH
7 3 (20.00%) Content Management
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) JBehave
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) Time Management
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) JMeter

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JBehave
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Certification Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Security
5 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 5 (33.33%) OWASP
3 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) B2B
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) CISA
2 5 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) GIAC
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SSCP
4 2 (13.33%) GCIA
4 2 (13.33%) GCIH
5 1 (6.67%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago