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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 131 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.25% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 17
Average salary £31,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 - £43,120
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.53%
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
1961 1734 2284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.00% 78.93% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1497 1966
Average salary £43,450 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 - 5 £38,000 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Riverbed