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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 105 75 90
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.088% 2.49% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 2.85% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 36 7
Median salary - £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
971 1263 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.40% 87.40% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 838 992 1077
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
2 6 (54.55%) HIPAA
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
3 4 (36.36%) SaaS
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) Cryptography
3 4 (36.36%) Legal
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) CGI
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Servlets
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (27.27%) OWASP
4 3 (27.27%) Life Science
4 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (27.27%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (27.27%) Secure Coding

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Compliance Specialist
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security Specialist
1 6 (54.55%) Information Specialist
1 6 (54.55%) Security Compliance Specialist
1 6 (54.55%) Security Specialist
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CGI
1 3 (27.27%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (27.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Cryptography
2 3 (27.27%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) OWASP
4 3 (27.27%) Secure Coding
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
2 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) HIPAA
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware