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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 21 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.45% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £46,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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
1226 1457 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.67% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1174 1189
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
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 30 June 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 31 (77.50%) Degree
2 26 (65.00%) Firewall
3 24 (60.00%) CISM
3 24 (60.00%) CISSP
4 23 (57.50%) Information Security
5 20 (50.00%) ITIL
6 19 (47.50%) SSCP
7 16 (40.00%) LAN
7 16 (40.00%) WAN
7 16 (40.00%) Management Information System
7 16 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (37.50%) Wireless
8 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 11 (27.50%) Oracle
9 11 (27.50%) Cryptography
9 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
10 9 (22.50%) Python
10 9 (22.50%) C
10 9 (22.50%) PCI DSS
11 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.50%) C#
12 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
12 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
12 7 (17.50%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
13 6 (15.00%) Cyber Security
13 6 (15.00%) Information Security Management
13 6 (15.00%) Security Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) LAN
2 16 (40.00%) WAN
3 15 (37.50%) Wireless
4 5 (12.50%) Network Security
5 4 (10.00%) HTTP
6 3 (7.50%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.00%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Consultant
1 12 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Security Officer
6 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (27.50%) Cryptography
3 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
3 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.50%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Solaris
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Information Security
2 20 (50.00%) ITIL
3 16 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
5 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.00%) Information Security Management
7 6 (15.00%) Security Management
7 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (15.00%) Cyber Security
8 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) Information Management
9 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
10 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) C
1 9 (22.50%) Python
2 7 (17.50%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Degree
2 24 (60.00%) CISM
2 24 (60.00%) CISSP
3 19 (47.50%) SSCP
4 5 (12.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (22.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Xen
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.50%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.50%) AppSense
4 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.50%) Qualys
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec
4 1 (2.50%) Websense
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 14 days ago