The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 105 108 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £39,750 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
Penetration Testing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1503 1194 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.11% 79.44% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 993 1389
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cambridge region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) Cryptography
3 9 (75.00%) Python
4 8 (66.67%) Information Security
4 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (66.67%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (50.00%) C
6 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) IIS
8 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
9 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
9 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
9 1 (8.33%) Change Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Cryptography
2 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) CAPI
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) C
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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