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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 874 915 957
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 32 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 10
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -32.00%
Senior Penetration Tester
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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
89853 97233 106674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.52% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76436 80612 88172
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 £70,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +46 16 £62,500 -26.47%
Yorkshire - 9 - -
South West +11 4 £60,000 +50.00%
West Midlands -14 2 - -
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Senior Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (80.43%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (56.52%) CREST Certified
3 24 (52.17%) Python
4 23 (50.00%) Perl
4 23 (50.00%) Ruby
5 22 (47.83%) Information Security
6 21 (45.65%) Windows
7 20 (43.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 20 (43.48%) Mobile App
8 18 (39.13%) Degree
8 18 (39.13%) Security Testing
8 18 (39.13%) Finance
9 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
9 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
10 16 (34.78%) Social Engineering
11 15 (32.61%) Wireless
11 15 (32.61%) Java
12 14 (30.43%) PHP
13 12 (26.09%) C++
14 11 (23.91%) C
14 11 (23.91%) Unix
15 10 (21.74%) Linux
15 10 (21.74%) CESG
16 9 (19.57%) Publishing
16 9 (19.57%) Wireless Security
17 8 (17.39%) QA
17 8 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering
17 8 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
17 8 (17.39%) CHECK Team Leader
17 8 (17.39%) 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 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Wireless
2 9 (19.57%) Wireless Security
3 8 (17.39%) Firewall
4 7 (15.22%) Internet
4 7 (15.22%) LAN
4 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 7 (15.22%) WAN
5 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.35%) Bluetooth
6 2 (4.35%) DAB
6 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) NFC
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.35%) AppScan
2 2 (4.35%) sqlmap
3 1 (2.17%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.17%) Paros
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Publishing
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Ajax
1 5 (10.87%) JSON
1 5 (10.87%) SOAP
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
1 5 (10.87%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Mobile App
2 10 (21.74%) CESG
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.35%) SCADA
5 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.17%) Blog
6 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Unix
3 10 (21.74%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (47.83%) Information Security
3 20 (43.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (39.13%) Security Testing
5 16 (34.78%) Social Engineering
6 8 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering
6 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.22%) Open Source
7 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
7 7 (15.22%) Threat Analysis
8 6 (13.04%) OWASP
8 6 (13.04%) Security Architecture
9 5 (10.87%) OSSTMM
9 5 (10.87%) Threat Modelling
10 4 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.52%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (6.52%) Project Management
11 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Python
2 23 (50.00%) Perl
2 23 (50.00%) Ruby
3 15 (32.61%) Java
4 14 (30.43%) PHP
5 12 (26.09%) C++
6 11 (23.91%) C
7 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
7 5 (10.87%) VB
8 4 (8.70%) C#
8 4 (8.70%) SQL
9 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) CREST Certified
2 18 (39.13%) Degree
3 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
3 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
4 8 (17.39%) CHECK Team Leader
5 6 (13.04%) OSCP
5 6 (13.04%) Tigerscheme
6 5 (10.87%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (8.70%) GIAC
7 4 (8.70%) GPEN
7 4 (8.70%) SANS
8 2 (4.35%) OSCE
9 1 (2.17%) CCNP
9 1 (2.17%) CEH
9 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CISSP
9 1 (2.17%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.17%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Fortify
1 2 (4.35%) Nessus
1 2 (4.35%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) QNX