The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 120 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.056% - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1445 1263 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.23% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1084 1163
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
Cambridgeshire

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 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Junior
1 3 (75.00%) IT Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Junior Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
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