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

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 223 246 282
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +36
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 24 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.55% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 11
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £54,309 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5638 6533 6980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.93% 84.10% 82.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4754 5400 5755
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +31 10 £42,500 +26.86% 2
Suffolk +13 7 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -15 2 £62,500 +35.86% 3
Norfolk - 2 £49,350 -
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 33 (62.26%) Information Security
2 24 (45.28%) Data Protection
3 23 (43.40%) CISSP
4 21 (39.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (37.74%) Risk Management
5 20 (37.74%) CISM
6 19 (35.85%) Finance
7 18 (33.96%) Firewall
8 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (32.08%) CRISC
8 17 (32.08%) Security Operations
9 16 (30.19%) Linux
10 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (26.42%) Security Operations Centre
11 14 (26.42%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (26.42%) CLAS
11 14 (26.42%) Local Government
11 14 (26.42%) Incident Management
12 13 (24.53%) Windows
12 13 (24.53%) C#
12 13 (24.53%) SaaS
13 12 (22.64%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (18.87%) .NET
15 9 (16.98%) Xen
16 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
16 8 (15.09%) Python
16 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
17 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (5.66%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.66%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
2 1 (1.89%) nginx
2 1 (1.89%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) SaaS
2 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.66%) Datadog
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.77%) Route 53
6 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 12 (22.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.66%) HTTP
3 3 (5.66%) NetScreen
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
1 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.66%) SQLPlus
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Metasploit
2 3 (5.66%) AppScan
2 3 (5.66%) Jasmine
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Log4Net
2 3 (5.66%) NUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Local Government
3 6 (11.32%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 3 (5.66%) Games
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 17 (32.08%) Security Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) SOC Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Information Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Security Advisor
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
3 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (13.21%) Aurelia
3 7 (13.21%) CSS
3 7 (13.21%) HTML
3 7 (13.21%) HTML5
3 7 (13.21%) JSON
3 7 (13.21%) OAuth
3 7 (13.21%) SAML
4 5 (9.43%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) CSS3
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.66%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.66%) Kafka
6 3 (5.66%) PhoneGap
6 3 (5.66%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Cryptography
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) Mobile Games
5 3 (5.66%) Social Network
6 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.89%) Blog
7 1 (1.89%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.89%) iPad
7 1 (1.89%) Life Science
7 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Information Security
2 24 (45.28%) Data Protection
3 21 (39.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 20 (37.74%) Risk Management
5 17 (32.08%) Security Operations
6 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (26.42%) Incident Management
8 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.21%) MVC
9 7 (13.21%) OO
9 7 (13.21%) OWASP
9 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (13.21%) Secure Coding
9 7 (13.21%) SOLID
9 7 (13.21%) TDD
9 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (11.32%) Information Governance
11 5 (9.43%) Analytics
11 5 (9.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) C#
2 8 (15.09%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) C
5 5 (9.43%) C++
5 5 (9.43%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) SQL
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) CISSP
2 20 (37.74%) CISM
3 17 (32.08%) CRISC
4 14 (26.42%) CESG Certified Professional
4 14 (26.42%) CLAS
5 6 (11.32%) Degree
6 5 (9.43%) CEH
7 4 (7.55%) CISA
7 4 (7.55%) GIAC
8 2 (3.77%) CCNA
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.77%) MCSE
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.77%) SANS
8 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) SSCP
9 1 (1.89%) CCNP
9 1 (1.89%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) GPG13
2 3 (5.66%) HIPAA
3 2 (3.77%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.89%) COBIT
4 1 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Xen
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Snort
3 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) HP Fortify
1 7 (13.21%) Nessus
2 4 (7.55%) QRadar
3 3 (5.66%) Nagios
3 3 (5.66%) RSA enVision
4 2 (3.77%) Puppet
5 1 (1.89%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco
2 4 (7.55%) ArcSight
2 4 (7.55%) Symantec
3 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.66%) FireEye
3 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
3 3 (5.66%) Intel Security
3 3 (5.66%) Juniper
3 3 (5.66%) LogRhythm
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) New Relic
3 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
3 3 (5.66%) Qualys
3 3 (5.66%) Rapid7
3 3 (5.66%) Sourcefire
3 3 (5.66%) Splunk
3 3 (5.66%) TippingPoint
3 3 (5.66%) Veracode
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + £15k bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago