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

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / East of England
Rank 225 210 217
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 20 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.84% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.98% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 52 32
Median salary £57,500 £44,750 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.49% -7.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
5147 5892 6174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.39% 85.74% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 4847 4924
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 - 10 £65,000 - 3
Suffolk -3 4 £57,500 - 1
Norfolk -11 4 £42,500 -15.92%
Cambridgeshire -33 2 £18,000 -58.13%
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 29 (48.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (43.33%) Information Security
3 24 (40.00%) CEH
4 18 (30.00%) OWASP
5 17 (28.33%) PCI DSS
5 17 (28.33%) Risk Analysis
5 17 (28.33%) CISM
5 17 (28.33%) Firewall
5 17 (28.33%) Windows
5 17 (28.33%) CISSP
6 16 (26.67%) Linux
7 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (21.67%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (20.00%) SSCP
9 12 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (20.00%) CISA
9 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (18.33%) Network Security
10 11 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (18.33%) Secure Coding
11 10 (16.67%) SABSA
11 10 (16.67%) Database Security
11 10 (16.67%) Degree
11 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
11 10 (16.67%) Information Management
11 10 (16.67%) PKI
11 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery

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 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) SaaS
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.67%) Datadog
3 4 (6.67%) Route 53
4 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Firewall
2 11 (18.33%) Network Security
3 7 (11.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 4 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQLPlus
3 2 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Jasmine
1 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
1 4 (6.67%) Log4Net
1 4 (6.67%) NUnit
1 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (11.67%) Legal
2 5 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 5 (8.33%) Automotive
2 5 (8.33%) Electronics
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
1 23 (38.33%) Security Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Information Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) IT Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Network Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (11.67%) Information Specialist
4 7 (11.67%) Security Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Compliance Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Testing Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Ada Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) Web Services
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
3 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (8.33%) Aurelia
3 5 (8.33%) HTML5
3 5 (8.33%) JSON
3 5 (8.33%) OAuth
3 5 (8.33%) SAML
4 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (6.67%) Kafka
4 4 (6.67%) OpenID
4 4 (6.67%) REST
5 3 (5.00%) CGI
5 3 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (5.00%) Servlets
6 1 (1.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) PKI
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Life Science
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Information Security
2 18 (30.00%) OWASP
3 17 (28.33%) Risk Analysis
4 13 (21.67%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (18.33%) Secure Coding
7 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 10 (16.67%) Database Security
7 10 (16.67%) Information Management
7 10 (16.67%) SABSA
8 9 (15.00%) Security Operations
8 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.33%) DevOps
10 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
11 6 (10.00%) Analytics
11 6 (10.00%) ITIL
12 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) C
1 8 (13.33%) C#
1 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.00%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) Ada
3 5 (8.33%) C++
4 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) CEH
2 17 (28.33%) CISM
2 17 (28.33%) CISSP
3 12 (20.00%) CISA
3 12 (20.00%) SSCP
4 10 (16.67%) Degree
5 7 (11.67%) GSEC
5 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.33%) GIAC
8 2 (3.33%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.67%) CLAS
9 1 (1.67%) CPTE
9 1 (1.67%) OSCP
9 1 (1.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (48.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (28.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.00%) HIPAA
4 5 (8.33%) MISRA
5 2 (3.33%) COBIT
6 1 (1.67%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (1.67%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP Fortify
2 4 (6.67%) Nagios
2 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) New Relic
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) AlienVault
4 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
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Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago