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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 225 261 246
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 37 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 26
Average salary £43,900 £50,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.06% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £31,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,963 £55,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
6035 6735 6567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.79% 78.20% 76.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4902 5534 5660
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +33 23 £44,000 +41.93% 3
Suffolk +12 5 £37,500 +11.94%
Essex +8 5 £47,500 -34.48%
Hertfordshire -14 3 £33,500 -33.66% 2
Bedfordshire +25 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 47 (57.32%) Firewall
2 39 (47.56%) Degree
3 33 (40.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (32.93%) Information Security
5 25 (30.49%) Network Security
6 21 (25.61%) Management Information System
6 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
7 19 (23.17%) CISSP
7 19 (23.17%) Cryptography
8 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
9 17 (20.73%) ITIL
9 17 (20.73%) Finance
9 17 (20.73%) SSCP
9 17 (20.73%) CISM
10 16 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (19.51%) LAN
10 16 (19.51%) WAN
10 16 (19.51%) HTTP
10 16 (19.51%) Mentoring
11 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
11 15 (18.29%) HTTPS
12 14 (17.07%) Python
12 14 (17.07%) C#
12 14 (17.07%) Business Continuity
12 14 (17.07%) Software Engineering
12 14 (17.07%) Mathematics
12 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
12 14 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (15.85%) LogRhythm
13 13 (15.85%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (6.10%) IIS
2 2 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.44%) PaaS
1 2 (2.44%) Heroku
1 2 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (57.32%) Firewall
2 25 (30.49%) Network Security
3 16 (19.51%) LAN
3 16 (19.51%) WAN
3 16 (19.51%) HTTP
4 15 (18.29%) HTTPS
5 13 (15.85%) SSL
6 10 (12.20%) Wireless
7 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.10%) VPN
8 5 (6.10%) SAN
8 5 (6.10%) NAS
9 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.22%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) Ant
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Back Office
3 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Administrator
1 17 (20.73%) Network Administrator
2 14 (17.07%) Test Engineer
2 14 (17.07%) Analyst
3 13 (15.85%) Security Analyst
3 13 (15.85%) Network Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Security Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Integration Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Security Administrator
3 13 (15.85%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Security Consultant
5 8 (9.76%) Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) IT Security Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) IT Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Testing Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) SailPoint
2 5 (6.10%) Middleware
3 4 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (2.44%) REST
4 2 (2.44%) JSON
5 1 (1.22%) WPF
5 1 (1.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Management Information System
2 19 (23.17%) Cryptography
3 14 (17.07%) Mathematics
3 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 14 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.10%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.44%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Information Security
2 17 (20.73%) ITIL
3 16 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (19.51%) Mentoring
4 14 (17.07%) Business Continuity
4 14 (17.07%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (10.98%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 8 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.54%) SIEM
9 6 (7.32%) Cyber Security
9 6 (7.32%) IT Governance
9 6 (7.32%) Information Security Management
9 6 (7.32%) Security Management
9 6 (7.32%) Identity Management
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
10 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.10%) Benchmarking
10 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) C#
1 14 (17.07%) Python
2 12 (14.63%) C
3 3 (3.66%) SQL
4 2 (2.44%) Ruby
4 2 (2.44%) C++
4 2 (2.44%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (47.56%) Degree
2 19 (23.17%) CISSP
3 17 (20.73%) SSCP
3 17 (20.73%) CISM
4 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) CISA
6 1 (1.22%) GCED
6 1 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.22%) GCIA
6 1 (1.22%) GSEC
6 1 (1.22%) GCIH
6 1 (1.22%) GCWN
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.20%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Puppet
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Oracle
2 13 (15.85%) LogRhythm
3 5 (6.10%) Citrix
3 5 (6.10%) VMware
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