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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 117 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.055% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.073% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1588 1374 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.71% 75.29% 74.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1154 1138
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 August 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 -15 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (64.71%) Security Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
2 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) CEH
5 3 (17.65%) Online Security
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) CISM
6 2 (11.76%) CISSP
6 2 (11.76%) Legal
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (11.76%) ISMS
6 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
6 2 (11.76%) GPEN
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (5.88%) OSCP
7 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (5.88%) Data Protection

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (41.18%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
1 7 (41.18%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Testing Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacker
3 2 (11.76%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Security Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Online Security
6 2 (11.76%) ISMS
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) PHP
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CEH
2 2 (11.76%) GPEN
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS