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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 857 911 939
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 23 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.021% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 8
Median salary £80,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+53.84% +18.18%
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
86621 97333 101655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73029 81887 82956
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +45 16 £100,000 +48.14% 7
London +47 7 £70,000 -3.44% 3
Senior Penetration Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 52 (86.67%) Penetration Testing
2 45 (75.00%) Python
3 37 (61.67%) Security Cleared
4 35 (58.33%) Windows
5 34 (56.67%) C++
6 33 (55.00%) Perl
7 32 (53.33%) C
7 32 (53.33%) Ruby
8 31 (51.67%) Java
9 28 (46.67%) CREST Certified
10 27 (45.00%) Linux
11 26 (43.33%) Open Source
11 26 (43.33%) Social Engineering
12 25 (41.67%) Information Security
13 23 (38.33%) Mobile App
13 23 (38.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 22 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
14 22 (36.67%) Wireless
15 21 (35.00%) Metasploit
16 20 (33.33%) Nessus
17 19 (31.67%) Nmap
17 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
18 17 (28.33%) Ethical Hacking
18 17 (28.33%) PHP
19 15 (25.00%) Security Testing
19 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
20 14 (23.33%) CESG
20 14 (23.33%) Degree
21 13 (21.67%) DV Cleared
21 13 (21.67%) Wireless Security

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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) Wireless
2 13 (21.67%) Wireless Security
3 12 (20.00%) Broadband
3 12 (20.00%) LTE
4 9 (15.00%) Firewall
4 9 (15.00%) Internet
5 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.00%) LAN
6 6 (10.00%) WAN
7 4 (6.67%) Network Security
8 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.33%) Bluetooth
9 2 (3.33%) DAB
9 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.33%) NFC
10 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Metasploit
2 7 (11.67%) Burp Suite
3 2 (3.33%) AppScan
4 1 (1.67%) Paros
General
1 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 12 (20.00%) Publishing
4 3 (5.00%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Electronics
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Ajax
1 7 (11.67%) JSON
1 7 (11.67%) SOAP
1 7 (11.67%) Web Services
1 7 (11.67%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Mobile App
2 14 (23.33%) CESG
3 6 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) Blog
6 2 (3.33%) Cybercrime
6 2 (3.33%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) Linux
3 13 (21.67%) Unix
4 12 (20.00%) VxWorks
5 7 (11.67%) Kali Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Android
6 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (86.67%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (43.33%) Open Source
2 26 (43.33%) Social Engineering
3 25 (41.67%) Information Security
4 23 (38.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 22 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (28.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 15 (25.00%) Security Testing
8 13 (21.67%) Source Code Analysis
9 12 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
10 10 (16.67%) OWASP
11 8 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
12 7 (11.67%) OSSTMM
12 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
13 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 6 (10.00%) Security Architecture
14 5 (8.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 4 (6.67%) Information Assurance
15 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) Python
2 34 (56.67%) C++
3 33 (55.00%) Perl
4 32 (53.33%) C
4 32 (53.33%) Ruby
5 31 (51.67%) Java
6 17 (28.33%) PHP
7 12 (20.00%) VB
8 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (13.33%) C#
8 8 (13.33%) Objective-C
9 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.67%) SQL
11 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (46.67%) CREST Certified
3 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (23.33%) Degree
5 13 (21.67%) DV Cleared
6 12 (20.00%) OSCP
7 10 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
7 10 (16.67%) GPEN
8 8 (13.33%) CEH
9 5 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
9 5 (8.33%) GIAC
10 4 (6.67%) Tigerscheme
11 3 (5.00%) SANS
12 2 (3.33%) CISSP
13 1 (1.67%) CCNA
13 1 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (1.67%) CISA
13 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (1.67%) EC-Council LPT
13 1 (1.67%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) Nessus
2 19 (31.67%) Nmap
3 2 (3.33%) HP Fortify
3 2 (3.33%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.67%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) QNX
2 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Coverity
3 1 (1.67%) Qualys
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