The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 59 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.26% 0.42% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.51% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £74,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -37.91%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Penetration Testing
West Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
320 395 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 84.21% 83.33% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 286 341 346
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £65,000 £62,500
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 Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Crawley

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) CISA
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) PKI
3 4 (66.67%) CRISC
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Security Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Information Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISA
2 4 (66.67%) CRISC
3 1 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft