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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 127 120 139
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.16% 0.92% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 1.08% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Median salary £47,000 £53,272 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.77% +121.96%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
1592 1847 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.41% 85.19% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 1561 1649
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -10 3 £47,000 -11.77% 3
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (33.33%) Xen
5 4 (26.67%) CISM
5 4 (26.67%) SSCP
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (20.00%) SaaS
6 3 (20.00%) SIEM
6 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Information Governance
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
7 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
8 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.67%) Python
8 1 (6.67%) Perl

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
1 1 (6.67%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Information Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Security Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Social Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) CISM
2 4 (26.67%) SSCP
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
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