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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 120 135 137
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.30% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
1453 1820 1876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 86.08% 82.17% 82.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1355 1430
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 £30,487 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Aylesbury - 3 £33,500 - 2
Milton Keynes +16 2 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Kali Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CISMP
3 1 (11.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (11.11%) COBIT
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
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