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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 101 94 127
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 1.47% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.78% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 2
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +43.54%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
1187 1236 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.77% 82.35% 82.67%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1039 1259
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 1 May 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (80.00%) Linux
1 32 (80.00%) Information Security
2 30 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 30 (75.00%) Xen
3 29 (72.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 29 (72.50%) Firewall
4 27 (67.50%) Windows
4 27 (67.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (67.50%) Risk Analysis
4 27 (67.50%) Data Protection
5 26 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (65.00%) SaaS
5 26 (65.00%) Information Governance
5 26 (65.00%) Legal
6 10 (25.00%) HIPAA
6 10 (25.00%) Cryptography
7 8 (20.00%) C
8 7 (17.50%) C++
8 7 (17.50%) ITIL
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
9 5 (12.50%) Python
10 4 (10.00%) Java
10 4 (10.00%) C#
10 4 (10.00%) VMware
10 4 (10.00%) Firmware
10 4 (10.00%) Banking
10 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (10.00%) Use Case
10 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture

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 (2.50%) nginx
1 1 (2.50%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 26 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (65.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) Firewall
1 29 (72.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
General
1 26 (65.00%) Legal
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 26 (65.00%) Information Specialist
1 26 (65.00%) Security Specialist
2 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Developer in Test
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Information Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 27 (67.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Information Security
2 30 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 27 (67.50%) Data Protection
3 27 (67.50%) Risk Analysis
4 26 (65.00%) Information Governance
5 7 (17.50%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Fuzz Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Secure Coding
6 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (10.00%) Use Case
6 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.50%) Kanban
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) SDLC
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.50%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C
2 7 (17.50%) C++
3 5 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (67.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (25.00%) HIPAA
3 4 (10.00%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Xen
2 4 (10.00%) Firmware
2 4 (10.00%) LXC
2 4 (10.00%) VirtualBox
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago