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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / East of England
Rank 220 215 237
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 20 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.74% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 36
Median salary £57,500 £43,000 £43,575
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.72% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.69%

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
5112 6239 6227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.04% 86.99% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4181 5002 5018
Median salary £46,614 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +20 8 £65,000 +52.94% 3
Norfolk -16 5 £42,500 -15.92%
Suffolk +14 4 £57,500 -11.53%
Cambridgeshire -18 3 £31,500 -26.74% 2
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 27 (51.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (40.38%) Information Security
3 18 (34.62%) CEH
4 17 (32.69%) PCI DSS
4 17 (32.69%) Firewall
4 17 (32.69%) Windows
5 16 (30.77%) Linux
5 16 (30.77%) OWASP
6 15 (28.85%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.00%) CISSP
7 13 (25.00%) CISM
8 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 12 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (23.08%) Network Security
8 12 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (21.15%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 10 (19.23%) SSCP
11 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
11 9 (17.31%) DevOps
11 9 (17.31%) Secure Coding
12 8 (15.38%) SABSA
12 8 (15.38%) Database Security
12 8 (15.38%) Web Services
12 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 8 (15.38%) C#
12 8 (15.38%) HTML
12 8 (15.38%) JavaScript

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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) SaaS
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon S3
3 5 (9.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.62%) Route 53
4 4 (7.69%) Datadog
5 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Firewall
2 12 (23.08%) Network Security
3 8 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (9.62%) Internet
5 4 (7.69%) HTTP
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.69%) SQLPlus
4 2 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.62%) Vagrant
2 4 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 4 (7.69%) JIRA
2 4 (7.69%) Log4Net
2 4 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.77%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Electronics
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Analyst
2 21 (40.38%) Security Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Information Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Network Security Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Network Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) IT Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) IT Security Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Compliance Specialist
7 5 (9.62%) Developer
7 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (9.62%) Information Specialist
7 5 (9.62%) Security Compliance Specialist
7 5 (9.62%) Security Specialist
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) HTML
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (9.62%) Aurelia
2 5 (9.62%) HTML5
2 5 (9.62%) JSON
2 5 (9.62%) OAuth
2 5 (9.62%) SAML
3 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (7.69%) Kafka
3 4 (7.69%) OpenID
3 4 (7.69%) REST
4 3 (5.77%) CGI
4 3 (5.77%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (5.77%) Servlets
5 1 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) PKI
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Life Science
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Information Security
2 16 (30.77%) OWASP
3 15 (28.85%) Risk Analysis
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (21.15%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
8 9 (17.31%) DevOps
8 9 (17.31%) Secure Coding
9 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 8 (15.38%) Database Security
9 8 (15.38%) Information Management
9 8 (15.38%) SABSA
10 7 (13.46%) Analytics
11 6 (11.54%) Data Protection
12 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (9.62%) MVC
12 5 (9.62%) OO
12 5 (9.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) C#
1 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) C
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.77%) Ada
5 3 (5.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) CEH
2 13 (25.00%) CISM
2 13 (25.00%) CISSP
3 10 (19.23%) SSCP
4 8 (15.38%) GSEC
5 7 (13.46%) CISA
5 7 (13.46%) Degree
6 6 (11.54%) GIAC
7 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (3.85%) CLAS
8 2 (3.85%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.85%) SANS
9 1 (1.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (51.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (32.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.62%) HIPAA
4 3 (5.77%) MISRA
5 2 (3.85%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (3.85%) JSP 440
5 2 (3.85%) RMADS
6 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.62%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Fortify
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
1 5 (9.62%) Terraform
2 4 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) New Relic
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
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