The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 253 245 263
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 29 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.49% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 13
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% -12.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £38,400 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £51,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6763 6571 6797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.34% 75.74% 73.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5560 5654 5635
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Penetration Testing
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +20 15 £50,500 -1.46%
Cambridgeshire -11 8 £31,000 -36.08%
Suffolk -5 3 £33,500 -9.45% 2
Bedfordshire -12 2 £52,500 +38.15%
Essex - 1 £72,500 -
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 26 (46.43%) Security Testing
2 20 (35.71%) Degree
3 19 (33.93%) Computer Science
4 16 (28.57%) HP
5 14 (25.00%) Information Security
6 13 (23.21%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (23.21%) Risk Analysis
6 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
6 13 (23.21%) Database Security
7 12 (21.43%) Security Architecture
7 12 (21.43%) Java
7 12 (21.43%) PKI
8 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
8 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
8 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
8 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
8 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (19.64%) Lync
9 9 (16.07%) PHP
10 8 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (14.29%) .NET
10 8 (14.29%) Linux
10 8 (14.29%) Network Architecture
11 7 (12.50%) Firewall
12 5 (8.93%) Ruby
12 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
12 5 (8.93%) Windows
12 5 (8.93%) Python
12 5 (8.93%) SQL
13 4 (7.14%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
1 11 (19.64%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Magento
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.57%) FWSM
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) AppScan
2 1 (1.79%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
1 3 (5.36%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
1 17 (30.36%) Security Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Tester
2 13 (23.21%) Penetration Tester
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Security Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) Junior
6 9 (16.07%) Security Specialist
6 9 (16.07%) Junior Tester
7 7 (12.50%) Test Specialist
7 7 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
7 7 (12.50%) IT Consultant
7 7 (12.50%) Consultant
7 7 (12.50%) Security Consultant
8 6 (10.71%) Junior Consultant
9 5 (8.93%) Security Manager
10 4 (7.14%) Test Leader
11 3 (5.36%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.43%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) New Media
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
4 2 (3.57%) Solaris
4 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Security Testing
2 14 (25.00%) Information Security
3 13 (23.21%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (23.21%) Risk Analysis
3 13 (23.21%) Database Security
4 12 (21.43%) Security Architecture
5 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 8 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.14%) OO
7 4 (7.14%) OWASP
8 3 (5.36%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL
9 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
9 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) PHP
3 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 5 (8.93%) Python
3 5 (8.93%) Ruby
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) CISM
2 2 (3.57%) CCNP
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) OSCP
3 1 (1.79%) OSCE
3 1 (1.79%) OSWP
3 1 (1.79%) SSCP
3 1 (1.79%) CISSP
3 1 (1.79%) HND
3 1 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.79%) Nessus
2 1 (1.79%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) HP
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) JD Edwards
3 3 (5.36%) Thunderhead
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Qualys
4 2 (3.57%) F5
4 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.57%) NetApp
4 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.57%) Symantec
4 2 (3.57%) McAfee
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago