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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 137 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.29% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.37% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1805 1639 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.83% 79.14% 77.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1224 1186
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -8 7 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (58.82%) CISSP
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
3 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
3 7 (41.18%) OWASP
4 6 (35.29%) Product Marketing
4 6 (35.29%) Business Development
4 6 (35.29%) Marketing
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) CISA
4 6 (35.29%) CISM
4 6 (35.29%) B2B
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (17.65%) Content Management
6 3 (17.65%) CEH
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) Java

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JMeter
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) JBehave
2 1 (5.88%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Security Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Product Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Certification Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Security Product Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacker
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Sales Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) XML
1 3 (17.65%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Information Security
2 7 (41.18%) OWASP
2 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Product Marketing
3 6 (35.29%) Business Development
3 6 (35.29%) B2B
4 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Content Management
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) CISA
2 6 (35.29%) CISM
3 3 (17.65%) GIAC
3 3 (17.65%) CEH
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (17.65%) GREM
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) SSCP
4 2 (11.76%) GCIA
4 2 (11.76%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
1 1 (5.88%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000
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