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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 110 - 143
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 20 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.95% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 7
Average salary £46,000 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.64%
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
1699 1983 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.75% 79.99% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1597 1722
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 - 20 £46,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 30 (75.00%) Degree
2 28 (70.00%) Firewall
3 25 (62.50%) CISM
3 25 (62.50%) CISSP
4 23 (57.50%) Information Security
5 21 (52.50%) ITIL
6 20 (50.00%) SSCP
7 17 (42.50%) LAN
7 17 (42.50%) WAN
7 17 (42.50%) Management Information System
7 17 (42.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 15 (37.50%) Wireless
10 11 (27.50%) Oracle
11 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
12 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 7 (17.50%) Python
13 7 (17.50%) C
13 7 (17.50%) Cryptography
14 6 (15.00%) Information Security Management
14 6 (15.00%) Security Management
14 6 (15.00%) C#
14 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
14 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
14 6 (15.00%) Network Security
14 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) Heroku
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) Firewall
2 17 (42.50%) LAN
2 17 (42.50%) WAN
3 15 (37.50%) Wireless
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security
5 5 (12.50%) HTTP
6 4 (10.00%) HTTPS
7 3 (7.50%) SSL
7 3 (7.50%) VPN
8 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Consultant
1 12 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Security Officer
7 3 (7.50%) Security Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Network Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Specialist
9 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) JSON
1 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.50%) Cryptography
3 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.00%) CoreOS
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Information Security
2 21 (52.50%) ITIL
3 16 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.00%) Information Security Management
6 6 (15.00%) Security Management
7 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.00%) Information Management
9 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.50%) SIEM
9 3 (7.50%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) C
1 7 (17.50%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) Degree
2 25 (62.50%) CISSP
2 25 (62.50%) CISM
3 20 (50.00%) SSCP
4 5 (12.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Xen
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.50%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec
4 1 (2.50%) Websense
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) AppSense
4 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.50%) Qualys
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
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