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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 109 135 132
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.54% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Median salary £36,500 £60,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.16% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
1239 1877 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.99% 81.93% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1524 1321
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire 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 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 23 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Aylesbury - 6 £35,750 -
Milton Keynes +18 2 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (70.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (70.00%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) COBIT
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
8 1 (10.00%) Git (software)

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) Network Security
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Information Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (10.00%) COBIT
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Forefront TMG
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
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