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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 103 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 31 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.49% 1.21% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 7
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +32.25%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.95%
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
1780 1941 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.29% 84.17% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1547 1445
Average salary £43,627 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +1 27 £43,000 +7.50% 4
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (72.00%) Information Security
2 34 (68.00%) Xen
3 33 (66.00%) Linux
4 30 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 29 (58.00%) Windows
5 29 (58.00%) Data Protection
6 28 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (54.00%) Risk Analysis
7 27 (54.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 27 (54.00%) Firewall
8 26 (52.00%) Legal
8 26 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (52.00%) SaaS
8 26 (52.00%) Information Governance
9 16 (32.00%) Cryptography
9 16 (32.00%) C
10 13 (26.00%) C++
10 13 (26.00%) Python
11 11 (22.00%) C#
12 10 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (20.00%) HIPAA
13 9 (18.00%) Scrum
13 9 (18.00%) Degree
14 7 (14.00%) Kanban
14 7 (14.00%) ITIL
14 7 (14.00%) Java
15 6 (12.00%) Threat Modelling
15 6 (12.00%) FIPS 140-2
15 6 (12.00%) Algorithms
15 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (52.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (54.00%) Firewall
1 27 (54.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
General
1 26 (52.00%) Legal
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 26 (52.00%) Information Specialist
1 26 (52.00%) Security Specialist
2 9 (18.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Developer in Test
4 4 (8.00%) Development Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Cryptography
2 10 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (12.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Blog
5 1 (2.00%) Life Science
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Linux
2 29 (58.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Information Security
2 30 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 29 (58.00%) Data Protection
4 27 (54.00%) Risk Analysis
5 26 (52.00%) Information Governance
6 9 (18.00%) Scrum
7 7 (14.00%) ITIL
7 7 (14.00%) Kanban
8 6 (12.00%) Threat Modelling
9 4 (8.00%) Secure Coding
9 4 (8.00%) Security Architecture
9 4 (8.00%) TDD
9 4 (8.00%) Use Case
9 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.00%) CAPI
11 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.00%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) C
2 13 (26.00%) C++
2 13 (26.00%) Python
3 11 (22.00%) C#
4 7 (14.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CISM
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.00%) HIPAA
3 6 (12.00%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (2.00%) COBIT
4 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (68.00%) Xen
2 6 (12.00%) VirtualBox
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) Firmware
3 4 (8.00%) LXC
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago