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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 107 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.32% 1.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 0
Median salary £46,500 £46,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.08% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
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
1063 1214 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.14% 83.67% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1025 1281
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 20 (86.96%) Linux
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
1 20 (86.96%) Information Security
1 20 (86.96%) Intrusion Detection
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (78.26%) Xen
2 18 (78.26%) Risk Analysis
2 18 (78.26%) Data Protection
3 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (73.91%) SaaS
3 17 (73.91%) Information Governance
3 17 (73.91%) Legal
4 9 (39.13%) HIPAA
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
7 2 (8.70%) CISSP
8 1 (4.35%) Firmware
8 1 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
8 1 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) C++
8 1 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.35%) Banking
8 1 (4.35%) Speech Recognition

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) nginx
1 1 (4.35%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (73.91%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
1 20 (86.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 17 (73.91%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Information Security Specialist
1 17 (73.91%) Information Specialist
1 17 (73.91%) Security Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Information Security
2 18 (78.26%) Data Protection
2 18 (78.26%) Risk Analysis
2 18 (78.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 17 (73.91%) Information Governance
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Fuzz Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Secure Coding
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (4.35%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Use Case
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (39.13%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.35%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Xen
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) LXC
2 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) VMware
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago