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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 117 96 110
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.25% 1.65% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.92% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 8
Median salary £75,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1337 1718 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.15% 86.16% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1488 1656
Median salary £46,900 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire 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 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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -16 4 £75,000 +70.45% 2
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 6 (42.86%) HIPAA
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
6 4 (28.57%) SaaS
6 4 (28.57%) Legal
6 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
7 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 3 (21.43%) CISSP
7 3 (21.43%) SSCP
7 3 (21.43%) CISM
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) CGI
7 3 (21.43%) SSL
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) Servlets
7 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) OWASP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Compliance Specialist
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security Specialist
1 6 (42.86%) Information Specialist
1 6 (42.86%) Security Compliance Specialist
1 6 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Information Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Information Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CGI
1 3 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (21.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 3 (21.43%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) OWASP
5 3 (21.43%) Secure Coding
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
5 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) CISM
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) SSCP
3 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
3 1 (7.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (42.86%) HIPAA
3 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
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