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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 109 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 17 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.79% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £53,272 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+121.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
1778 2048 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.43% 83.05% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1635 1593
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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 +25 17 £53,272 - 3
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (71.79%) Degree
2 23 (58.97%) CISSP
2 23 (58.97%) CISM
2 23 (58.97%) Firewall
3 21 (53.85%) Information Security
4 19 (48.72%) ITIL
5 18 (46.15%) SSCP
6 15 (38.46%) LAN
6 15 (38.46%) WAN
7 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
7 14 (35.90%) Cryptography
7 14 (35.90%) Management Information System
7 14 (35.90%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (33.33%) Wireless
9 11 (28.21%) Oracle
9 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
10 8 (20.51%) Python
10 8 (20.51%) C
10 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
11 7 (17.95%) Change Management
12 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.38%) C#
12 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
12 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security
12 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
13 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) LAN
2 15 (38.46%) WAN
3 13 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 3 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (5.13%) HTTP
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
1 5 (12.82%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Consultant
1 12 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) IT Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) IT Security Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Security Officer
6 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Information Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Management Information System
1 14 (35.90%) Cryptography
2 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Solaris
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Information Security
2 19 (48.72%) ITIL
3 14 (35.90%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.95%) Change Management
6 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security
7 4 (10.26%) Information Management
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security Management
7 4 (10.26%) Security Management
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
8 3 (7.69%) SIEM
9 2 (5.13%) CAPI
9 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) C
1 8 (20.51%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (71.79%) Degree
2 23 (58.97%) CISM
2 23 (58.97%) CISSP
3 18 (46.15%) SSCP
4 5 (12.82%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Xen
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) AppSense
3 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.56%) Qualys
3 1 (2.56%) Splunk
3 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.56%) WorldPay
3 1 (2.56%) FireEye
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec
3 1 (2.56%) Websense
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