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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 118 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1475 1240 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.67% 78.23% 76.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1078 1297
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree