The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 126 112 146
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +34
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.53% 1.04% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 3
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +43.54%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
Penetration Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1807 1761 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 86.54% 82.87% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1463 1727
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cambridgeshire region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 7 £43,000 -3.37% 1
Peterborough -2 1 - -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 36 (75.00%) Linux
2 34 (70.83%) Information Security
2 34 (70.83%) Xen
3 31 (64.58%) Windows
3 31 (64.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 31 (64.58%) Data Protection
4 30 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (62.50%) Firewall
5 29 (60.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (58.33%) Risk Analysis
7 27 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (56.25%) SaaS
7 27 (56.25%) Information Governance
7 27 (56.25%) Legal
8 11 (22.92%) Cryptography
9 10 (20.83%) HIPAA
10 9 (18.75%) Degree
11 8 (16.67%) C
12 7 (14.58%) C++
12 7 (14.58%) ITIL
13 6 (12.50%) Python
14 5 (10.42%) Java
14 5 (10.42%) C#
14 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
15 4 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
15 4 (8.33%) FIPS 140-2
15 4 (8.33%) Secure Coding
15 4 (8.33%) Fuzz Testing
15 4 (8.33%) Use Case
15 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) nginx
1 1 (2.08%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 27 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (56.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) Firewall
1 30 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
General
1 27 (56.25%) Legal
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Information Security Specialist
1 27 (56.25%) Information Specialist
1 27 (56.25%) Security Specialist
2 7 (14.58%) Security Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Development Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Developer in Test
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Information Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Cryptography
2 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Blog
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Information Security
2 31 (64.58%) Data Protection
2 31 (64.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 28 (58.33%) Risk Analysis
4 27 (56.25%) Information Governance
5 7 (14.58%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.33%) Fuzz Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Secure Coding
7 4 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (8.33%) Use Case
8 3 (6.25%) Kanban
8 3 (6.25%) Scrum
8 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (4.17%) SDLC
10 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.08%) Presales
10 1 (2.08%) Social Engineering
10 1 (2.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C
2 7 (14.58%) C++
3 6 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (10.42%) C#
4 5 (10.42%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (60.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.83%) HIPAA
3 4 (8.33%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (2.08%) COBIT
4 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (70.83%) Xen
2 4 (8.33%) Firmware
2 4 (8.33%) LXC
2 4 (8.33%) VirtualBox
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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