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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 886 917 954
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 21 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.019% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 9
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £42,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -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
88383 98504 105471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75216 82229 86635
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 £26,750 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Yorkshire - 8 - - 2
London +38 6 £66,250 -17.18% 2
South East - 5 £85,000 - 7
West Midlands -1 2 - - 1
Senior Penetration Tester
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Senior Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (71.11%) Python
3 29 (64.44%) Perl
3 29 (64.44%) Ruby
4 26 (57.78%) Windows
5 23 (51.11%) Information Security
5 23 (51.11%) CREST Certified
6 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
7 21 (46.67%) Mobile App
8 20 (44.44%) Social Engineering
8 20 (44.44%) Java
9 19 (42.22%) C++
9 19 (42.22%) C
10 18 (40.00%) Wireless
10 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
11 15 (33.33%) Security Testing
11 15 (33.33%) PHP
11 15 (33.33%) Linux
12 14 (31.11%) Finance
12 14 (31.11%) CESG
12 14 (31.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 14 (31.11%) Degree
13 13 (28.89%) Wireless Security
13 13 (28.89%) Unix
14 12 (26.67%) Publishing
14 12 (26.67%) Open Source
15 10 (22.22%) Metasploit
15 10 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
16 9 (20.00%) Firewall
17 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) Wireless
2 13 (28.89%) Wireless Security
3 9 (20.00%) Firewall
4 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.56%) Internet
5 7 (15.56%) LAN
5 7 (15.56%) WAN
6 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.67%) Broadband
7 3 (6.67%) LTE
8 2 (4.44%) Bluetooth
8 2 (4.44%) DAB
8 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.44%) NFC
9 1 (2.22%) Network Security
9 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Metasploit
2 4 (8.89%) Burp Suite
3 2 (4.44%) AppScan
4 1 (2.22%) Paros
4 1 (2.22%) sqlmap
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Publishing
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Ajax
1 5 (11.11%) JSON
1 5 (11.11%) SOAP
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
1 5 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Mobile App
2 14 (31.11%) CESG
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.44%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.44%) SCADA
5 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (28.89%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Kali Linux
4 3 (6.67%) VxWorks
5 2 (4.44%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (51.11%) Information Security
3 20 (44.44%) Social Engineering
4 15 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 14 (31.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (26.67%) Open Source
7 10 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (17.78%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.33%) OWASP
10 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
11 5 (11.11%) OSSTMM
12 4 (8.89%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (8.89%) Identity Access Management
12 4 (8.89%) Threat Analysis
13 3 (6.67%) Source Code Analysis
13 3 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
14 2 (4.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 2 (4.44%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Python
2 29 (64.44%) Perl
2 29 (64.44%) Ruby
3 20 (44.44%) Java
4 19 (42.22%) C
4 19 (42.22%) C++
5 15 (33.33%) PHP
6 7 (15.56%) VB
7 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 5 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (6.67%) C#
9 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) CREST Certified
2 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
3 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (31.11%) Degree
5 8 (17.78%) OSCP
6 7 (15.56%) CHECK Team Leader
7 6 (13.33%) GPEN
8 5 (11.11%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (11.11%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
9 4 (8.89%) GIAC
9 4 (8.89%) SANS
10 3 (6.67%) CEH
11 2 (4.44%) CISSP
12 1 (2.22%) CCNP
12 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (2.22%) CISA
12 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (2.22%) OSCE
12 1 (2.22%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Nessus
2 6 (13.33%) Nmap
3 2 (4.44%) HP Fortify
3 2 (4.44%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) QNX
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
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