The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Senior Penetration Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Penetration Tester
UK / England
Rank 816 914 924
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 12 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.015% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 4
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £58,000 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £98,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
74873 91880 96090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62548 77866 79959
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Senior Penetration Tester in the job title.

Senior Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester across the England region.

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Trend in England

Senior Penetration Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in England

Senior Penetration Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
South East - 7 £60,000 -
London +71 4 £85,000 +30.76% 1
Senior Penetration Tester
UK

Senior Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Senior Penetration Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Senior Penetration Tester in the job title.

1 29 (90.63%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 18 (56.25%) C++
3 18 (56.25%) Python
4 17 (53.13%) C
4 17 (53.13%) Java
4 17 (53.13%) Nessus
4 17 (53.13%) Ethical Hacking
5 16 (50.00%) Nmap
5 16 (50.00%) Linux
6 15 (46.88%) Windows
6 15 (46.88%) Telecoms
6 15 (46.88%) Source Code Analysis
7 14 (43.75%) Open Source
7 14 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (37.50%) Metasploit
9 11 (34.38%) LTE
9 11 (34.38%) DV Cleared
9 11 (34.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (34.38%) VxWorks
9 11 (34.38%) Broadband
9 11 (34.38%) Static Code Analysis
9 11 (34.38%) CREST Certified
10 9 (28.13%) OSCP
10 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
11 8 (25.00%) GPEN
11 8 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
12 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
12 7 (21.88%) Social Engineering
12 7 (21.88%) Perl

Senior Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Broadband
1 11 (34.38%) LTE
2 5 (15.63%) Wireless
3 4 (12.50%) Wireless Security
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Metasploit
2 2 (6.25%) JMeter
2 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) Burp Suite
General
1 15 (46.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) Ajax
1 2 (6.25%) JSON
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Blog
5 1 (3.13%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) VxWorks
4 5 (15.63%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (53.13%) Ethical Hacking
3 15 (46.88%) Source Code Analysis
4 14 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (43.75%) Open Source
5 11 (34.38%) Static Code Analysis
5 11 (34.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Social Engineering
8 6 (18.75%) OWASP
9 5 (15.63%) Business Development
10 4 (12.50%) Information Security
10 4 (12.50%) Presales
11 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
12 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
12 2 (6.25%) OSSTMM
12 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
12 2 (6.25%) Project Management
12 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C++
1 18 (56.25%) Python
2 17 (53.13%) C
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) CREST Certified
2 11 (34.38%) DV Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) OSCP
4 8 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
4 8 (25.00%) GPEN
5 7 (21.88%) GIAC
6 5 (15.63%) CEH
6 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) Tigerscheme
8 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 2 (6.25%) CISSP
9 2 (6.25%) ISEB
9 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
9 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (3.13%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) Nessus
2 16 (50.00%) Nmap
3 4 (12.50%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Coverity
1 4 (12.50%) Qualys
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