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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 110 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 23 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.08% 0.12% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.15% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 16
Average salary £44,000 £31,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -36.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £31,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
1732 1961 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.28% 79.78% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1625 1745
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 +30 21 £44,000 +41.93% 2
Peterborough - 1 £65,000 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 32 (72.73%) Degree
2 25 (56.82%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) Information Security
4 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (38.64%) CISSP
4 17 (38.64%) CISM
5 16 (36.36%) SSCP
5 16 (36.36%) ITIL
6 15 (34.09%) Cryptography
6 15 (34.09%) Mentoring
7 14 (31.82%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 14 (31.82%) Mathematics
7 14 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 14 (31.82%) C#
7 14 (31.82%) Python
8 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
9 12 (27.27%) C
10 11 (25.00%) LAN
10 11 (25.00%) WAN
11 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
11 10 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (20.45%) Network Security
12 9 (20.45%) HTTP
12 9 (20.45%) Wireless
13 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 8 (18.18%) HTTPS
13 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
1 2 (4.55%) Heroku
1 2 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) LAN
2 11 (25.00%) WAN
3 9 (20.45%) HTTP
3 9 (20.45%) Wireless
3 9 (20.45%) Network Security
4 8 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 6 (13.64%) SSL
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 6 (13.64%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Test Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Integration Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Network Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Security Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) IT Security Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Security Officer
7 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) JSON
1 2 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Cryptography
2 14 (31.82%) Mathematics
2 14 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 14 (31.82%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
1 2 (4.55%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) ITIL
3 15 (34.09%) Mentoring
4 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 10 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.64%) Information Security Management
7 6 (13.64%) Security Management
7 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
7 6 (13.64%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
9 2 (4.55%) Scrum
9 2 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) C#
1 14 (31.82%) Python
2 12 (27.27%) C
3 2 (4.55%) Ruby
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (72.73%) Degree
2 17 (38.64%) CISSP
2 17 (38.64%) CISM
3 16 (36.36%) SSCP
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) LogRhythm
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