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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 854 918 950
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 34 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.019% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 12
Median salary £62,500 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £60,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £88,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £42,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -34.61%
Senior Penetration Tester
UK

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
88459 100027 107293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.38% 96.51% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75472 83409 88582
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 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
London +22 14 £62,500 -26.47%
Yorkshire - 12 - -
South West +25 3 £60,000 +50.00% 1
West Midlands -20 2 - - 1
South East - 2 £80,000 - 2
Senior Penetration Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 40 (81.63%) Penetration Testing
2 30 (61.22%) Python
3 29 (59.18%) Perl
3 29 (59.18%) Ruby
4 27 (55.10%) CREST Certified
5 26 (53.06%) Windows
5 26 (53.06%) Information Security
6 22 (44.90%) Mobile App
7 20 (40.82%) Social Engineering
7 20 (40.82%) Degree
7 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
8 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
8 19 (38.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 19 (38.78%) Wireless
9 18 (36.73%) Finance
9 18 (36.73%) Java
10 17 (34.69%) C++
10 17 (34.69%) Security Testing
11 16 (32.65%) C
11 16 (32.65%) PHP
12 14 (28.57%) Unix
12 14 (28.57%) CESG
13 13 (26.53%) Linux
13 13 (26.53%) Wireless Security
14 12 (24.49%) Publishing
15 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (18.37%) Firewall
15 9 (18.37%) QA
15 9 (18.37%) Open Source
16 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity

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:

Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Wireless
2 13 (26.53%) Wireless Security
3 9 (18.37%) Firewall
4 8 (16.33%) LAN
4 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.33%) WAN
5 7 (14.29%) Internet
6 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.08%) Bluetooth
7 2 (4.08%) DAB
7 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.08%) Network Security
7 2 (4.08%) NFC
8 1 (2.04%) Broadband
8 1 (2.04%) LTE
8 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.08%) AppScan
2 2 (4.08%) Burp Suite
2 2 (4.08%) sqlmap
3 1 (2.04%) Paros
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Publishing
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Ajax
1 5 (10.20%) JSON
1 5 (10.20%) SOAP
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
1 5 (10.20%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Mobile App
2 14 (28.57%) CESG
3 6 (12.24%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.08%) SCADA
5 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Unix
3 13 (26.53%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (53.06%) Information Security
3 20 (40.82%) Social Engineering
4 19 (38.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (34.69%) Security Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Open Source
6 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
9 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
9 6 (12.24%) Threat Analysis
10 5 (10.20%) OSSTMM
10 5 (10.20%) OWASP
11 4 (8.16%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (8.16%) Threat Modelling
12 3 (6.12%) Ethical Hacking
13 2 (4.08%) Project Management
13 2 (4.08%) Security Management
13 2 (4.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) Python
2 29 (59.18%) Perl
2 29 (59.18%) Ruby
3 18 (36.73%) Java
4 17 (34.69%) C++
5 16 (32.65%) C
5 16 (32.65%) PHP
6 6 (12.24%) VB
7 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (8.16%) SQL
9 3 (6.12%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) CREST Certified
2 20 (40.82%) Degree
2 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
3 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) CHECK Team Leader
5 7 (14.29%) OSCP
6 5 (10.20%) CHECK Team Member
6 5 (10.20%) GPEN
6 5 (10.20%) Tigerscheme
7 4 (8.16%) GIAC
7 4 (8.16%) SANS
8 2 (4.08%) CEH
8 2 (4.08%) CISSP
8 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) CCNP
9 1 (2.04%) CISA
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.04%) CLAS
9 1 (2.04%) OSCE
9 1 (2.04%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Nessus
2 3 (6.12%) Nmap
3 2 (4.08%) HP Fortify
3 2 (4.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) QNX
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago