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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 121 89 112
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +23
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 1.94% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 2.27% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 37 7
Median salary £18,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-58.13% +7.50%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
1392 1676 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 84.62% 85.60% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1337 1498
Median salary £46,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.68% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -30 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £18,000 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) HIPAA
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 4 (33.33%) Legal
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 4 (33.33%) SaaS
5 3 (25.00%) OWASP
5 3 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (25.00%) Secure Coding
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) CGI
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Servlets
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (25.00%) Life Science

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Compliance Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Information Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Assistant
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CGI
1 3 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) OWASP
5 3 (25.00%) Secure Coding
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Internal Audit
7 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (8.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) HIPAA
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware