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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 232 208 230
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 22 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.74% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.86% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 30
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £76,850 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
5619 6141 6708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.93% 85.45% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4565 5082 5399
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +27 15 £48,750 -35.85% 2
Cambridgeshire -21 4 £75,000 +70.45% 2
Suffolk -19 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 32 (49.23%) Information Security
2 28 (43.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (33.85%) CEH
4 21 (32.31%) CISSP
4 21 (32.31%) CISM
5 18 (27.69%) OWASP
6 17 (26.15%) Risk Analysis
7 16 (24.62%) SSCP
7 16 (24.62%) Windows
7 16 (24.62%) Data Protection
7 16 (24.62%) PCI DSS
7 16 (24.62%) Security Operations
8 15 (23.08%) Firewall
9 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.46%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (18.46%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (18.46%) Linux
10 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
11 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
11 11 (16.92%) CISA
11 11 (16.92%) PKI
11 11 (16.92%) Degree
11 11 (16.92%) Information Management
11 11 (16.92%) Secure Coding
11 11 (16.92%) Database Security
11 11 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (16.92%) SABSA
12 10 (15.38%) SIEM
12 10 (15.38%) Finance
12 10 (15.38%) C

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 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Project
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) SaaS
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Datadog
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Firewall
2 8 (12.31%) Network Security
3 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.62%) SSL
4 2 (3.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.54%) DHCP
5 1 (1.54%) DNS
5 1 (1.54%) HTTP
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) Log4Net
1 1 (1.54%) NUnit
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Legal
3 5 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 5 (7.69%) Automotive
3 5 (7.69%) Electronics
3 5 (7.69%) Local Government
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Analyst
2 28 (43.08%) Security Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Information Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) IT Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Network Security Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) Information Security Specialist
7 7 (10.77%) Information Specialist
7 7 (10.77%) Security Specialist
8 6 (9.23%) Compliance Specialist
8 6 (9.23%) Network Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Security Compliance Specialist
8 6 (9.23%) Testing Specialist
9 5 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Software Integration Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 6 (9.23%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.15%) Aurelia
3 4 (6.15%) HTML5
3 4 (6.15%) JSON
3 4 (6.15%) OAuth
3 4 (6.15%) SAML
4 3 (4.62%) CGI
4 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 3 (4.62%) CSS3
4 3 (4.62%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (4.62%) Servlets
5 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.54%) Kafka
5 1 (1.54%) OpenID
5 1 (1.54%) REST
5 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) PKI
2 6 (9.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.62%) Life Science
6 2 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.54%) iPad
7 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Information Security
2 18 (27.69%) OWASP
3 17 (26.15%) Risk Analysis
4 16 (24.62%) Data Protection
4 16 (24.62%) Security Operations
5 12 (18.46%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (18.46%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (16.92%) Database Security
6 11 (16.92%) Information Management
6 11 (16.92%) SABSA
6 11 (16.92%) Secure Coding
7 10 (15.38%) SIEM
8 9 (13.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (12.31%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.77%) ITIL
10 7 (10.77%) Network Architecture
11 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) C
2 9 (13.85%) C#
3 8 (12.31%) Java
4 7 (10.77%) C++
4 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) Ada
6 2 (3.08%) PHP
6 2 (3.08%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) CEH
2 21 (32.31%) CISM
2 21 (32.31%) CISSP
3 16 (24.62%) SSCP
4 11 (16.92%) CISA
4 11 (16.92%) Degree
5 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (7.69%) CLAS
6 5 (7.69%) CRISC
6 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.15%) GSEC
8 2 (3.08%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.08%) GIAC
9 1 (1.54%) CPTE
9 1 (1.54%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (24.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.23%) HIPAA
4 5 (7.69%) MISRA
5 2 (3.08%) COBIT
6 1 (1.54%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Snort
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
2 1 (1.54%) Nessus
2 1 (1.54%) QRadar
2 1 (1.54%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco
3 4 (6.15%) AlienVault
3 4 (6.15%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (6.15%) LogRhythm
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Atmel
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.54%) FireEye
6 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.54%) Juniper
6 1 (1.54%) New Relic
6 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.54%) Qualys
6 1 (1.54%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.54%) Splunk
6 1 (1.54%) Symantec
6 1 (1.54%) TippingPoint
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday