The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 189 244 276
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +32
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 43 20 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.33% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 36
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,100 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Penetration Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4616 6084 9403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.88% 88.02% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 5369 8124
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London 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 the City of London

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the City of London region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 47 (44.34%) Firewall
2 41 (38.68%) Information Security
3 38 (35.85%) CISSP
4 33 (31.13%) CISM
5 27 (25.47%) SQL
5 27 (25.47%) Retail
6 26 (24.53%) Business Continuity
6 26 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (22.64%) CISA
8 23 (21.70%) VMware
8 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (20.75%) Finance
9 22 (20.75%) Oracle
9 22 (20.75%) WAN
10 21 (19.81%) LAN
10 21 (19.81%) VoIP
10 21 (19.81%) BMC
10 21 (19.81%) BMC PATROL
10 21 (19.81%) MPLS
10 21 (19.81%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (19.81%) VMware ESX
10 21 (19.81%) Mitel
10 21 (19.81%) Degree
10 21 (19.81%) 4G
10 21 (19.81%) Virtual Servers
10 21 (19.81%) IBM Cloud
11 19 (17.92%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (16.98%) Network Security
13 17 (16.04%) Legal
14 16 (15.09%) PCI DSS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (0.94%) IIS
1 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.81%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (44.34%) Firewall
2 22 (20.75%) WAN
3 21 (19.81%) 4G
3 21 (19.81%) LAN
3 21 (19.81%) MPLS
3 21 (19.81%) VoIP
3 21 (19.81%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (16.98%) Network Security
5 13 (12.26%) Internet
6 12 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (6.60%) VPN
8 5 (4.72%) DHCP
8 5 (4.72%) DNS
8 5 (4.72%) Wireless
9 4 (3.77%) HTTP
9 4 (3.77%) VLAN
9 4 (3.77%) Wireless Security
10 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.83%) FWSM
11 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Burp Suite
General
1 27 (25.47%) Retail
2 22 (20.75%) Finance
3 17 (16.04%) Legal
4 3 (2.83%) Law
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (34.91%) Analyst
1 37 (34.91%) Security Analyst
2 21 (19.81%) Programme Manager
3 18 (16.98%) Consultant
3 18 (16.98%) Security Consultant
4 17 (16.04%) IT Analyst
4 17 (16.04%) IT Security Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) CISSP Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 13 (12.26%) IT Security Officer
5 13 (12.26%) Security Officer
6 12 (11.32%) Security Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Architect
7 10 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
7 10 (9.43%) Senior Security Consultant
8 9 (8.49%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Penetration Tester
9 5 (4.72%) Tester
10 4 (3.77%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) J2EE
2 2 (1.89%) JNI
2 2 (1.89%) Middleware
2 2 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Blog
2 9 (8.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.55%) Cryptography
4 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.83%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.83%) BYOD
6 3 (2.83%) CESG
6 3 (2.83%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.89%) Statistics
8 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.09%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Unix
3 7 (6.60%) Linux
4 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Information Security
2 26 (24.53%) Business Continuity
2 26 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (17.92%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (15.09%) Risk Management
5 15 (14.15%) Change Control
6 13 (12.26%) E-Discovery
6 13 (12.26%) Incident Management
6 13 (12.26%) Security Operations
6 13 (12.26%) Service Management
6 13 (12.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (11.32%) Open Source
7 12 (11.32%) Threat Modelling
8 11 (10.38%) Data Protection
8 11 (10.38%) Security Testing
9 10 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (8.49%) SIEM
11 8 (7.55%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 8 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) SQL
2 14 (13.21%) C#
2 14 (13.21%) Java
3 13 (12.26%) C
4 12 (11.32%) C++
4 12 (11.32%) PHP
5 11 (10.38%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.72%) Python
6 5 (4.72%) Ruby
7 4 (3.77%) Perl
8 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (35.85%) CISSP
2 33 (31.13%) CISM
3 24 (22.64%) CISA
4 21 (19.81%) Degree
5 13 (12.26%) CREST Certified
6 12 (11.32%) CEH
7 9 (8.49%) CHECK Team Member
8 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.77%) CHECK Team Leader
9 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.83%) CCIP
10 3 (2.83%) CCNA
10 3 (2.83%) CCNP
10 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.83%) SSCP
11 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.89%) GIAC
11 2 (1.89%) OSCP
11 2 (1.89%) SANS
12 1 (0.94%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (15.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (19.81%) Virtual Servers
2 21 (19.81%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (19.81%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.94%) Nessus
2 1 (0.94%) Nmap
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (21.70%) VMware
2 22 (20.75%) Oracle
3 21 (19.81%) BMC
3 21 (19.81%) Mitel
4 4 (3.77%) Cisco
4 4 (3.77%) Splunk
5 3 (2.83%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.83%) Juniper
5 3 (2.83%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.94%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix
7 1 (0.94%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.94%) HP
7 1 (0.94%) Qualys
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (Plus excellent package)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Encore
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago