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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 128 125 132
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.44% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 4
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £44,250 £35,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
1766 1816 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.05% 79.13% 79.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1387 1418
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -7 7 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) Information Security
3 7 (46.67%) CISSP
4 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) OWASP
5 5 (33.33%) Marketing
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) CISA
5 5 (33.33%) CISM
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) B2B
6 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) JMeter
6 3 (20.00%) Automotive
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JMeter
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) JBehave
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Certification Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Security
4 1 (6.67%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 5 (33.33%) B2B
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) OWASP
4 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) CISA
2 5 (33.33%) CISM
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) ISSMP
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
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
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