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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 223 236 266
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +30
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 28 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.55% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 12
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
5623 6519 6587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.24% 84.94% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4732 5385 5436
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England 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 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 23 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +25 12 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Suffolk +7 7 £55,000 +46.66%
Essex +7 3 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £47,000 -11.77% 3
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 32 (57.14%) Information Security
2 24 (42.86%) CISSP
3 23 (41.07%) Data Protection
4 21 (37.50%) CISM
4 21 (37.50%) Finance
5 19 (33.93%) Security Operations
6 18 (32.14%) Risk Management
7 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 17 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (28.57%) CRISC
9 15 (26.79%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
10 14 (25.00%) CLAS
10 14 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 14 (25.00%) Local Government
10 14 (25.00%) Firewall
11 13 (23.21%) C#
12 12 (21.43%) Windows
13 11 (19.64%) Linux
13 11 (19.64%) .NET
13 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (19.64%) SaaS
14 10 (17.86%) OWASP
14 10 (17.86%) Secure Coding
15 9 (16.07%) SIEM
16 8 (14.29%) HP Fortify
16 8 (14.29%) SOLID
16 8 (14.29%) Aurelia
16 8 (14.29%) OAuth

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.36%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.36%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) SaaS
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.36%) Datadog
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.36%) HTTP
3 3 (5.36%) NetScreen
3 3 (5.36%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
1 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.36%) SQLPlus
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
1 3 (5.36%) Log4Net
1 3 (5.36%) NUnit
2 2 (3.57%) AppScan
2 2 (3.57%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Local Government
3 5 (8.93%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Advertising
4 3 (5.36%) Games
4 3 (5.36%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Analyst
2 21 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Information Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Information Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Security Officer
7 4 (7.14%) Security Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) IT Security Officer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Incident Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Information Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (14.29%) Aurelia
2 8 (14.29%) CSS
2 8 (14.29%) HTML
2 8 (14.29%) HTML5
2 8 (14.29%) JSON
2 8 (14.29%) OAuth
2 8 (14.29%) SAML
3 5 (8.93%) CSS3
4 4 (7.14%) Web Services
5 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.36%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.36%) Kafka
5 3 (5.36%) PhoneGap
5 3 (5.36%) REST
6 1 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Cryptography
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile Games
3 3 (5.36%) Social Network
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Life Science
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Information Security
2 23 (41.07%) Data Protection
3 19 (33.93%) Security Operations
4 18 (32.14%) Risk Management
5 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 16 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (17.86%) OWASP
9 10 (17.86%) Secure Coding
10 9 (16.07%) SIEM
11 8 (14.29%) MVC
11 8 (14.29%) OO
11 8 (14.29%) SOLID
11 8 (14.29%) TDD
12 6 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 4 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
13 4 (7.14%) Network Architecture
13 4 (7.14%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) C#
2 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) C
4 5 (8.93%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) Perl
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) CISSP
2 21 (37.50%) CISM
3 16 (28.57%) CRISC
4 14 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 14 (25.00%) CLAS
5 7 (12.50%) SSCP
6 5 (8.93%) CEH
7 4 (7.14%) Degree
8 3 (5.36%) CISA
8 3 (5.36%) GIAC
9 1 (1.79%) CCNA
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.79%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (1.79%) MCSE
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.79%) SANS
9 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.36%) GPG13
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Xen
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Snort
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) HP Fortify
2 5 (8.93%) Nessus
3 3 (5.36%) Nagios
3 3 (5.36%) QRadar
3 3 (5.36%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Cisco
2 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (8.93%) LogRhythm
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) AlienVault
4 3 (5.36%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.36%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (5.36%) FireEye
4 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
4 3 (5.36%) Intel Security
4 3 (5.36%) Juniper
4 3 (5.36%) New Relic
4 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
4 3 (5.36%) Qualys
4 3 (5.36%) Rapid7
4 3 (5.36%) Sourcefire
4 3 (5.36%) Splunk
4 3 (5.36%) Symantec
4 3 (5.36%) TippingPoint
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago