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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Penetration Tester
UK / England
Rank 817 904 908
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 10 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.012% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 6
Median salary £75,000 £66,250 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £82,000 £97,500
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
75025 89999 94835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62757 76295 79421
Median salary £47,500 £45,790 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 - 6 £60,000 - 2
London +57 4 £85,000 +30.76% 2
Senior Penetration Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 30 (90.91%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (69.70%) C++
3 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 21 (63.64%) Java
4 21 (63.64%) C
4 21 (63.64%) Python
4 21 (63.64%) Nessus
4 21 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
5 20 (60.61%) Linux
6 19 (57.58%) Nmap
7 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
7 17 (51.52%) Windows
7 17 (51.52%) Open Source
8 16 (48.48%) Metasploit
8 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (48.48%) Source Code Analysis
9 15 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (36.36%) Broadband
10 12 (36.36%) VxWorks
10 12 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
10 12 (36.36%) LTE
10 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
11 10 (30.30%) OSCP
11 10 (30.30%) CREST Certified
12 9 (27.27%) GPEN
12 9 (27.27%) Perl
13 8 (24.24%) CEH
14 7 (21.21%) Finance
14 7 (21.21%) C#
14 7 (21.21%) Social Engineering

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Broadband
1 12 (36.36%) LTE
2 4 (12.12%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Metasploit
2 5 (15.15%) Burp Suite
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Ajax
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) Blog
4 2 (6.06%) Cybercrime
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 12 (36.36%) VxWorks
4 7 (21.21%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
3 17 (51.52%) Open Source
4 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (48.48%) Source Code Analysis
5 15 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
7 7 (21.21%) OWASP
7 7 (21.21%) Social Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Business Development
8 4 (12.12%) Information Security
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (9.09%) Cyber Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
10 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C++
2 21 (63.64%) C
2 21 (63.64%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) Perl
4 7 (21.21%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (18.18%) Objective-C
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 5 (15.15%) VB
7 4 (12.12%) PHP
7 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
8 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) CREST Certified
3 10 (30.30%) OSCP
4 9 (27.27%) GPEN
5 8 (24.24%) CEH
6 7 (21.21%) CHECK Team Leader
7 6 (18.18%) GIAC
8 2 (6.06%) CISSP
8 2 (6.06%) ISEB
8 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
8 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.03%) CCNA
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.03%) EC-Council LPT
9 1 (3.03%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (63.64%) Nessus
2 19 (57.58%) Nmap
3 4 (12.12%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Coverity
1 4 (12.12%) Qualys
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
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Guildford
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