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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 236 - 250
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 30 0 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 32
Average salary £45,000 - £45,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 - £40,520
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
6038 5572 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.61% 78.06% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4725 5808
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 11 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £31,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £67,000 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £45,000 -
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) Information Security
2 17 (41.46%) SIEM
3 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
4 13 (31.71%) Finance
5 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
6 11 (26.83%) Degree
7 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
7 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
7 10 (24.39%) IIS
7 10 (24.39%) Windows
7 10 (24.39%) Identity Management
8 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
8 9 (21.95%) Security Testing
9 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (19.51%) NAS
9 8 (19.51%) Security Architecture
9 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
9 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
9 8 (19.51%) Middleware
9 8 (19.51%) Benchmarking
9 8 (19.51%) Firewall
9 8 (19.51%) VMware
9 8 (19.51%) Clustering
9 8 (19.51%) Citrix
9 8 (19.51%) SAN
9 8 (19.51%) LAN
9 8 (19.51%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (24.39%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.63%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) LAN
1 8 (19.51%) WAN
1 8 (19.51%) SAN
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
1 8 (19.51%) NAS
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) QADirector
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 17 (41.46%) Security Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (19.51%) Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Security Architect
6 6 (14.63%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Tester
8 3 (7.32%) Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.88%) Applications Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) QA Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Middleware
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) SailPoint
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) WSH
5 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Clustering
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (14.63%) PKI
5 5 (12.20%) Cryptography
6 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Information Security
1 17 (41.46%) SIEM
2 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (24.39%) Identity Management
3 9 (21.95%) Security Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Security Architecture
4 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
4 8 (19.51%) Benchmarking
4 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
5 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (14.63%) Database Security
7 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
7 4 (9.76%) Network Management
7 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
7 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) C
2 4 (9.76%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) C++
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) PCI QSA
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) HND
3 3 (7.32%) CISSP
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CISM
4 2 (4.88%) CEH
4 2 (4.88%) CSSLP
5 1 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) WSUS
2 2 (4.88%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Citrix
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) LogRhythm
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Progress
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Competitive
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