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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 229 261 255
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 34 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 7
Average salary £46,750 £50,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.42% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
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
6313 6514 6138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.80% 80.01% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5222 5384 5203
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 - 21 £47,500 - 2
Suffolk +2 7 £37,500 +11.94%
Essex +3 3 £56,250 -18.18%
Hertfordshire +1 3 - - 1
Penetration Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (56.34%) Firewall
2 38 (53.52%) Degree
3 32 (45.07%) Information Security
4 31 (43.66%) CISSP
5 28 (39.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (38.03%) CISM
7 25 (35.21%) Management Information System
8 24 (33.80%) ITIL
9 21 (29.58%) SSCP
10 17 (23.94%) LAN
10 17 (23.94%) WAN
10 17 (23.94%) Network Security
11 16 (22.54%) Wireless
11 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
11 16 (22.54%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (19.72%) Cyber Security
12 14 (19.72%) Finance
12 14 (19.72%) Cryptography
13 13 (18.31%) PCI DSS
14 12 (16.90%) Oracle
15 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
16 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Management
17 9 (12.68%) Information Security Management
17 9 (12.68%) Security Management
17 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (12.68%) C
17 9 (12.68%) HTTP
17 9 (12.68%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (2.82%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) PaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Heroku
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (56.34%) Firewall
2 17 (23.94%) LAN
2 17 (23.94%) WAN
2 17 (23.94%) Network Security
3 16 (22.54%) Wireless
4 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
5 9 (12.68%) HTTP
6 8 (11.27%) HTTPS
7 7 (9.86%) SSL
7 7 (9.86%) VPN
8 6 (8.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.82%) DNS
10 1 (1.41%) Internet
10 1 (1.41%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Back Office
2 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Analyst
1 16 (22.54%) Security Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Consultant
2 12 (16.90%) Security Consultant
2 12 (16.90%) Security Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Network Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) IT Consultant
4 10 (14.08%) IT Security Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Test Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Network Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Security Officer
8 4 (5.63%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) JSON
2 2 (2.82%) REST
3 1 (1.41%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) Management Information System
2 14 (19.72%) Cryptography
3 7 (9.86%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.86%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.82%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Information Security
2 24 (33.80%) ITIL
3 16 (22.54%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (19.72%) Cyber Security
5 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
5 11 (15.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (12.68%) Information Security Management
7 9 (12.68%) Security Management
7 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (11.27%) Business Continuity
9 7 (9.86%) Change Management
9 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.86%) Signal Processing
10 6 (8.45%) Data Protection
10 6 (8.45%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
11 5 (7.04%) Information Management
12 4 (5.63%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) C
1 9 (12.68%) Python
2 7 (9.86%) C#
3 5 (7.04%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) C++
5 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.82%) SQL
5 2 (2.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (53.52%) Degree
2 31 (43.66%) CISSP
3 27 (38.03%) CISM
4 21 (29.58%) SSCP
5 6 (8.45%) CISA
6 3 (4.23%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.41%) ISACA
7 1 (1.41%) GCED
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.41%) GCIA
7 1 (1.41%) GSEC
7 1 (1.41%) GCIH
7 1 (1.41%) GCWN
7 1 (1.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (39.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (18.31%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Xen
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) LogRhythm
4 3 (4.23%) Splunk
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.41%) Qualys
6 1 (1.41%) AppSense
6 1 (1.41%) Symantec
6 1 (1.41%) Websense
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) WorldPay
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