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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 105 120 140
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 24 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.05% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.54% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 10
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -39.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,890 £43,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +24.70%
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
1880 1679 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.92% 81.23% 73.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1384 1654
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +9 22 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Peterborough - 2 £65,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (71.43%) Degree
2 20 (57.14%) Cryptography
3 19 (54.29%) Information Security
4 17 (48.57%) Python
4 17 (48.57%) Mentoring
5 16 (45.71%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (45.71%) C#
5 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
5 16 (45.71%) Mathematics
5 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
6 14 (40.00%) C
7 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
8 9 (25.71%) Firewall
9 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (20.00%) HTTP
9 7 (20.00%) HTTPS
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (20.00%) Network Security
10 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
11 5 (14.29%) Back Office
11 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
11 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.29%) SSL
11 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.29%) LogRhythm
12 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
12 4 (11.43%) .NET
12 4 (11.43%) ITIL
12 4 (11.43%) Windows

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Heroku
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 7 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 7 (20.00%) Network Security
3 5 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Test Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Integration Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Operations Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
2 2 (5.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 16 (45.71%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (45.71%) Mathematics
2 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.71%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Information Security
2 17 (48.57%) Mentoring
3 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
4 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security Management
9 2 (5.71%) Security Management
9 2 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.71%) Kanban
9 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.71%) DevOps
9 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Python
2 16 (45.71%) C#
3 14 (40.00%) C
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CISM
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
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