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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 205 230 239
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 42 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 23
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £57,500 £64,200
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
5397 6221 6376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.57% 85.08% 83.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 5239 5101
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +32 17 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Cambridgeshire +24 12 £47,000 - 5
Norfolk -8 6 - -
Suffolk -10 4 £46,750 -6.50% 1
Essex -1 3 £65,000 +36.84%
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 36 (51.43%) Information Security
2 24 (34.29%) CISSP
3 23 (32.86%) CISM
3 23 (32.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 21 (30.00%) Security Operations
5 17 (24.29%) Finance
6 16 (22.86%) OWASP
7 15 (21.43%) Firewall
7 15 (21.43%) Windows
7 15 (21.43%) Linux
7 15 (21.43%) CEH
8 14 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (18.57%) Risk Analysis
9 13 (18.57%) C#
9 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (18.57%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (18.57%) Secure Coding
10 12 (17.14%) SIEM
10 12 (17.14%) PCI DSS
10 12 (17.14%) C
10 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
11 11 (15.71%) SSCP
11 11 (15.71%) Java
11 11 (15.71%) Degree
11 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (15.71%) CRISC
11 11 (15.71%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (14.29%) CLAS

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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.43%) JBoss
2 1 (1.43%) nginx
2 1 (1.43%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) SaaS
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Firewall
2 4 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (5.71%) Network Security
3 3 (4.29%) NetScreen
3 3 (4.29%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) AppScan
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Local Government
3 8 (11.43%) Legal
4 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.14%) Aerospace
5 5 (7.14%) Automotive
5 5 (7.14%) Electronics
5 5 (7.14%) Retail
6 4 (5.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Analyst
2 25 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Senior Security Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 7 (10.00%) Information Specialist
5 7 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 6 (8.57%) Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Compliance Specialist
6 6 (8.57%) Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Security Compliance Specialist
6 6 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Testing Specialist
7 5 (7.14%) Ada Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
1 9 (12.86%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (8.57%) Aurelia
2 6 (8.57%) CSS
2 6 (8.57%) CSS3
2 6 (8.57%) HTML5
2 6 (8.57%) JSON
2 6 (8.57%) OAuth
2 6 (8.57%) SAML
3 3 (4.29%) CGI
3 3 (4.29%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (4.29%) Servlets
4 1 (1.43%) Java EE
4 1 (1.43%) STL
4 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 7 (10.00%) PKI
3 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) Life Science
6 2 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.86%) iPad
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Linux
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Information Security
2 21 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 21 (30.00%) Security Operations
3 16 (22.86%) OWASP
4 14 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (18.57%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (18.57%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (18.57%) Secure Coding
6 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
6 12 (17.14%) SIEM
7 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 9 (12.86%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (12.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (10.00%) Database Security
11 7 (10.00%) Information Management
11 7 (10.00%) ITIL
11 7 (10.00%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) C#
2 12 (17.14%) C
3 11 (15.71%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) C++
4 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.14%) Ada
6 4 (5.71%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) CISSP
2 23 (32.86%) CISM
3 15 (21.43%) CEH
4 11 (15.71%) CRISC
4 11 (15.71%) Degree
4 11 (15.71%) SSCP
5 10 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (14.29%) CISA
5 10 (14.29%) CLAS
6 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) GIAC
9 1 (1.43%) CCNA
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.43%) CPTE
9 1 (1.43%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.43%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (1.43%) MCSE
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.14%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.57%) HIPAA
4 5 (7.14%) MISRA
5 3 (4.29%) GPG13
6 2 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Snort
3 1 (1.43%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) HP Fortify
2 4 (5.71%) Nessus
3 3 (4.29%) QRadar
3 3 (4.29%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (10.00%) Cisco
3 6 (8.57%) LogRhythm
4 4 (5.71%) AlienVault
4 4 (5.71%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (4.29%) ArcSight
5 3 (4.29%) FireEye
5 3 (4.29%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.29%) Intel Security
5 3 (4.29%) Juniper
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.29%) Qualys
5 3 (4.29%) Rapid7
5 3 (4.29%) Sourcefire
5 3 (4.29%) Splunk
5 3 (4.29%) Symantec
5 3 (4.29%) TippingPoint
6 2 (2.86%) Atmel
Suffolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago