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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 99 102 127
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +25
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 0.58% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.67% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £47,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1013 1189 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.77% 86.35% 84.84%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1032 1197
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,660
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £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 28 August 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 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Information Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) SSCP
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Xen
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (12.50%) nginx
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) uWSGI
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC

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 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Information Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Information Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Information Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Compliance Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (37.50%) Information Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) SSCP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Excellent salary and benefits packages
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago