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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 874 933 940
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 18 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.019% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.020% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 7
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £44,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +22.72%
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
88370 98681 104096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.37% 96.21% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75118 82640 84807
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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
South East +33 8 £80,000 +20.75% 9
London +33 5 £70,000 -9.67% 2
Yorkshire +32 4 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Senior Penetration Tester
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Senior Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 34 (69.39%) Python
3 30 (61.22%) Perl
3 30 (61.22%) Ruby
4 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
4 27 (55.10%) Windows
4 27 (55.10%) CREST Certified
5 25 (51.02%) Information Security
6 24 (48.98%) C++
7 23 (46.94%) Java
7 23 (46.94%) Social Engineering
8 22 (44.90%) Mobile App
8 22 (44.90%) C
9 21 (42.86%) Wireless
10 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
11 18 (36.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 18 (36.73%) Linux
12 17 (34.69%) PHP
13 15 (30.61%) Open Source
14 14 (28.57%) Degree
14 14 (28.57%) Security Testing
14 14 (28.57%) CESG
15 13 (26.53%) Finance
15 13 (26.53%) Unix
15 13 (26.53%) Wireless Security
15 13 (26.53%) Metasploit
15 13 (26.53%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (24.49%) Publishing
17 11 (22.45%) OSCP
18 10 (20.41%) Nessus

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 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) Wireless
2 13 (26.53%) Wireless Security
3 9 (18.37%) Firewall
4 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.29%) Internet
6 6 (12.24%) LAN
6 6 (12.24%) WAN
7 4 (8.16%) Broadband
7 4 (8.16%) LTE
7 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.12%) Network Security
9 2 (4.08%) Bluetooth
9 2 (4.08%) DAB
9 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.08%) NFC
10 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Metasploit
2 7 (14.29%) Burp Suite
3 2 (4.08%) AppScan
4 1 (2.04%) Paros
4 1 (2.04%) sqlmap
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Publishing
3 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Automotive
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Electronics
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Military
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 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Mobile App
2 14 (28.57%) CESG
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.16%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.08%) Blog
5 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.08%) SCADA
5 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Linux
3 13 (26.53%) Unix
4 5 (10.20%) Kali Linux
5 4 (8.16%) VxWorks
6 2 (4.08%) Android
6 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Penetration Testing
2 25 (51.02%) Information Security
3 23 (46.94%) Social Engineering
4 18 (36.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (30.61%) Open Source
6 14 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 13 (26.53%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (16.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (16.33%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (14.29%) OWASP
9 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
11 5 (10.20%) OSSTMM
12 4 (8.16%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 4 (8.16%) Identity Access Management
12 4 (8.16%) Source Code Analysis
12 4 (8.16%) Static Code Analysis
13 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.12%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) Python
2 30 (61.22%) Perl
2 30 (61.22%) Ruby
3 24 (48.98%) C++
4 23 (46.94%) Java
5 22 (44.90%) C
6 17 (34.69%) PHP
7 9 (18.37%) VB
8 7 (14.29%) C#
9 6 (12.24%) Objective-C
10 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
10 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
10 5 (10.20%) SQL
11 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) CREST Certified
1 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (28.57%) Degree
4 11 (22.45%) OSCP
5 9 (18.37%) CHECK Team Leader
5 9 (18.37%) GPEN
6 6 (12.24%) CEH
7 5 (10.20%) CHECK Team Member
7 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
7 5 (10.20%) GIAC
7 5 (10.20%) Tigerscheme
8 4 (8.16%) SANS
9 3 (6.12%) CISSP
10 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (2.04%) CCNA
11 1 (2.04%) CCNP
11 1 (2.04%) CISA
11 1 (2.04%) GWAPT
11 1 (2.04%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Nessus
2 9 (18.37%) Nmap
3 2 (4.08%) HP Fortify
3 2 (4.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) QNX
2 2 (4.08%) SAP
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Manchester
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Cheltenham
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Leeds
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Surrey
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Cambridge
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Cheltenham
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Manchester
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Bristol
Computer Futures
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Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
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Farnborough
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