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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 839 922 938
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 17 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.008% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.008% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 19
Median salary £95,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.74% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -3.84%
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
80887 97120 104197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.48% 96.62% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67718 81772 86920
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +85 13 £100,000 +42.85% 4
London +69 4 £70,000 +3.70% 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 3 December 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 34 (94.44%) Penetration Testing
2 30 (83.33%) C++
3 28 (77.78%) C
3 28 (77.78%) Python
3 28 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 26 (72.22%) Java
5 24 (66.67%) Linux
5 24 (66.67%) Nessus
6 23 (63.89%) Nmap
7 22 (61.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 22 (61.11%) Windows
7 22 (61.11%) Open Source
8 21 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (58.33%) Metasploit
9 20 (55.56%) Telecoms
10 18 (50.00%) Source Code Analysis
11 16 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (41.67%) Broadband
12 15 (41.67%) VxWorks
12 15 (41.67%) LTE
12 15 (41.67%) DV Cleared
12 15 (41.67%) Static Code Analysis
13 14 (38.89%) CREST Certified
14 13 (36.11%) Perl
15 11 (30.56%) OSCP
15 11 (30.56%) Social Engineering
16 10 (27.78%) GPEN
16 10 (27.78%) CEH
16 10 (27.78%) Ruby
17 9 (25.00%) Information 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Broadband
1 15 (41.67%) LTE
2 9 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (8.33%) Wireless Security
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Metasploit
2 7 (19.44%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.78%) JMeter
3 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Ajax
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Blog
3 3 (8.33%) CESG
3 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Linux
2 22 (61.11%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) VxWorks
4 8 (22.22%) Kali Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (61.11%) Ethical Hacking
2 22 (61.11%) Open Source
3 21 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (50.00%) Source Code Analysis
5 16 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (41.67%) Static Code Analysis
7 11 (30.56%) Social Engineering
8 9 (25.00%) Information Security
9 7 (19.44%) OWASP
10 5 (13.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 4 (11.11%) Business Development
11 4 (11.11%) Project Management
11 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 3 (8.33%) Information Assurance
12 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
13 2 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C++
2 28 (77.78%) C
2 28 (77.78%) Python
3 26 (72.22%) Java
4 13 (36.11%) Perl
5 10 (27.78%) Ruby
6 9 (25.00%) C#
7 8 (22.22%) Objective-C
8 7 (19.44%) PHP
8 7 (19.44%) VB
9 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
10 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
11 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 14 (38.89%) CREST Certified
4 11 (30.56%) OSCP
5 10 (27.78%) CEH
5 10 (27.78%) GPEN
6 6 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
7 5 (13.89%) GIAC
7 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.33%) CISSP
8 3 (8.33%) Degree
9 1 (2.78%) CCNA
9 1 (2.78%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (2.78%) CISA
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.78%) EC-Council LPT
9 1 (2.78%) GWAPT
9 1 (2.78%) ISEB
9 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
9 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (66.67%) Nessus
2 23 (63.89%) Nmap
3 3 (8.33%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Coverity
1 3 (8.33%) Qualys
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
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