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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 190 261 287
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +26
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 56 52 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 35
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +5.17%
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
5627 9179 10486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.47% 87.64% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5123 7830 8648
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 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 24 July 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 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 41 (39.05%) Firewall
2 38 (36.19%) Information Security
3 34 (32.38%) Finance
4 33 (31.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 33 (31.43%) SIEM
5 32 (30.48%) CISSP
6 28 (26.67%) Network Security
7 27 (25.71%) Cisco
8 26 (24.76%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (24.76%) Python
9 25 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 24 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (22.86%) CheckPoint
10 24 (22.86%) CCNA
11 23 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (21.90%) Ruby
11 23 (21.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 22 (20.95%) Telecoms
12 22 (20.95%) CCNP
12 22 (20.95%) Juniper
12 22 (20.95%) E-Commerce
13 21 (20.00%) Perl
13 21 (20.00%) Internet
13 21 (20.00%) CISM
14 20 (19.05%) Splunk
15 19 (18.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 19 (18.10%) Security Testing
16 18 (17.14%) Migration
16 18 (17.14%) VPN
16 18 (17.14%) Windows

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 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.05%) Firewall
2 28 (26.67%) Network Security
3 25 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (20.00%) Internet
6 18 (17.14%) VPN
7 17 (16.19%) FWSM
8 13 (12.38%) MPLS
9 12 (11.43%) HTTP
10 11 (10.48%) LAN
10 11 (10.48%) VoIP
10 11 (10.48%) WAN
11 8 (7.62%) 4G
11 8 (7.62%) TACACS
11 8 (7.62%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (6.67%) BGP
12 7 (6.67%) DNS
12 7 (6.67%) OSPF
12 7 (6.67%) SNMP
13 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) AppScan
2 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 22 (20.95%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.43%) Retail
4 11 (10.48%) Banking
5 4 (3.81%) Billing
5 4 (3.81%) Electronics
5 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.81%) Marketing
6 2 (1.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Analyst
2 24 (22.86%) Security Analyst
3 23 (21.90%) Security Engineer
4 20 (19.05%) Network Engineer
5 17 (16.19%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
6 15 (14.29%) Tester
7 14 (13.33%) Information Analyst
7 14 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
8 12 (11.43%) Architect
8 12 (11.43%) Security Architect
8 12 (11.43%) Security Specialist
9 11 (10.48%) CISSP Analyst
10 10 (9.52%) CISSP Architect
10 10 (9.52%) Information Architect
10 10 (9.52%) Information Security Architect
11 9 (8.57%) Programme Manager
12 8 (7.62%) Consultant
13 7 (6.67%) Security Consultant
14 5 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 17 (16.19%) Internet of Things
3 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.48%) BYOD
5 10 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (7.62%) Client/Server
7 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.81%) Blog
8 4 (3.81%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.95%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Linux
3 8 (7.62%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Information Security
2 33 (31.43%) SIEM
2 33 (31.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (20.95%) E-Commerce
4 19 (18.10%) Security Testing
5 18 (17.14%) Migration
6 17 (16.19%) DDoS Mitigation
6 17 (16.19%) Risk Management
7 16 (15.24%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (14.29%) Security Operations
9 14 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (12.38%) OWASP
10 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.43%) Waterfall
12 11 (10.48%) Mobile Device Management
13 10 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (9.52%) SDLC
13 10 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) Python
2 23 (21.90%) Ruby
3 21 (20.00%) Perl
4 9 (8.57%) SQL
5 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.76%) Java
6 4 (3.81%) C
6 4 (3.81%) C#
6 4 (3.81%) C++
6 4 (3.81%) PHP
6 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.95%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) CISSP
2 26 (24.76%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (22.86%) CCNA
4 22 (20.95%) CCNP
5 21 (20.00%) CISM
6 17 (16.19%) CCIP
6 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
6 17 (16.19%) SSCP
7 15 (14.29%) Degree
8 13 (12.38%) CEH
9 9 (8.57%) CREST Certified
10 7 (6.67%) GIAC
11 6 (5.71%) CISA
12 5 (4.76%) OSCP
12 5 (4.76%) SANS
13 4 (3.81%) CCMSE
13 4 (3.81%) CCSE
13 4 (3.81%) JNCIA
13 4 (3.81%) JNCIP
13 4 (3.81%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.81%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.57%) VMware ESX
3 8 (7.62%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (3.81%) vCloud
5 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.86%) KVM
5 3 (2.86%) vSphere
6 1 (0.95%) Snort
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.81%) Puppet
3 3 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.95%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.95%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Cisco
2 24 (22.86%) CheckPoint
3 22 (20.95%) Juniper
4 20 (19.05%) Splunk
5 17 (16.19%) Palo Alto
6 13 (12.38%) VMware
7 8 (7.62%) BMC
7 8 (7.62%) Mitel
7 8 (7.62%) Oracle
8 7 (6.67%) F5
9 5 (4.76%) Citrix
10 4 (3.81%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.81%) SAP
11 3 (2.86%) IBM
11 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.90%) Qualys
12 2 (1.90%) Veracode
13 1 (0.95%) EMC
13 1 (0.95%) HP
13 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
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