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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 126 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.16% 0.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 1.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 0
Median salary £62,500 £46,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.68% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1599 1832 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.69% 83.96% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1534 1597
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 -8 3 £62,500 +33.68% 3
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (43.75%) Xen
3 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (25.00%) SaaS
5 4 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Legal
5 4 (25.00%) CISSP
6 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
7 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
7 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (12.50%) CISM
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) SSCP
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) Unix
8 1 (6.25%) C#
8 1 (6.25%) Java
8 1 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (6.25%) PHP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 4 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security Specialist
1 5 (31.25%) Information Specialist
1 5 (31.25%) Security Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Graduate
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Blog
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) SSCP
3 1 (6.25%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
3 1 (6.25%) COBIT
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Xen
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £47,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago