The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 232 250 251
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 33 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.25% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.31% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £39,250 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
Penetration Testing
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6139 6406 6004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.76% 80.33% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5092 5261 5037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +28 17 £53,272 +121.96% 4
Essex +2 6 £47,500 -30.90% 4
Hertfordshire -9 6 £57,500 +13.86% 4
Suffolk -10 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 41 (60.29%) Degree
2 39 (57.35%) Firewall
3 34 (50.00%) CISSP
4 33 (48.53%) Information Security
5 27 (39.71%) ITIL
6 25 (36.76%) Management Information System
6 25 (36.76%) CISM
7 22 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (27.94%) SSCP
9 16 (23.53%) LAN
9 16 (23.53%) WAN
10 15 (22.06%) Wireless
10 15 (22.06%) Cryptography
10 15 (22.06%) Network Security
10 15 (22.06%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (20.59%) Cyber Security
11 14 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
12 13 (19.12%) Finance
13 12 (17.65%) Oracle
13 12 (17.65%) C
13 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
14 11 (16.18%) Mathematics
14 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
14 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
14 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
14 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
15 10 (14.71%) Change Management
15 10 (14.71%) Incident Management
15 10 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (57.35%) Firewall
2 16 (23.53%) LAN
2 16 (23.53%) WAN
3 15 (22.06%) Wireless
3 15 (22.06%) Network Security
4 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
5 8 (11.76%) VPN
6 6 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (5.88%) HTTP
8 3 (4.41%) HTTPS
8 3 (4.41%) SSL
9 2 (2.94%) DNS
10 1 (1.47%) Internet
10 1 (1.47%) VoIP
10 1 (1.47%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Ant
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.82%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Multimedia
5 3 (4.41%) Back Office
6 2 (2.94%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
1 19 (27.94%) Security Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Security Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Consultant
2 12 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Network Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) IT Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) IT Security Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Security Officer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.76%) Management Information System
2 15 (22.06%) Cryptography
3 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 11 (16.18%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.94%) PKI
6 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.47%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Information Security
2 27 (39.71%) ITIL
3 15 (22.06%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (20.59%) Cyber Security
4 14 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (14.71%) Incident Management
6 10 (14.71%) Change Management
7 7 (10.29%) Information Security Management
7 7 (10.29%) Security Management
7 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.29%) Signal Processing
7 7 (10.29%) SIEM
8 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.82%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (7.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) C
2 8 (11.76%) Python
3 6 (8.82%) C#
4 5 (7.35%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (60.29%) Degree
2 34 (50.00%) CISSP
3 25 (36.76%) CISM
4 19 (27.94%) SSCP
5 6 (8.82%) CISA
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.82%) CCNP
5 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.35%) CEH
7 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.41%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.47%) ISACA
9 1 (1.47%) GCED
9 1 (1.47%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.47%) GCIA
9 1 (1.47%) GSEC
9 1 (1.47%) GCIH
9 1 (1.47%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Xen
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Splunk
3 3 (4.41%) LogRhythm
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.47%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.47%) Qualys
5 1 (1.47%) Veeam
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
5 1 (1.47%) Websense
5 1 (1.47%) AppSense
5 1 (1.47%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.47%) FireEye
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Suffolk
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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