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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 114 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £60,000 - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
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
1501 1454 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.53% 78.55% 79.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1105 1448
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 -3 4 £60,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) OWASP
3 3 (42.86%) CISA
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) B2B
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) C++

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Certification Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) OWASP
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) B2B
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) CISA
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
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