The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 131 122 154
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 14 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.42% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 14
Average salary £53,750 £55,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £54,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +27.05%
Penetration Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1847 1416 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.93% 74.80% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1079 1994
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Hertfordshire region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Royston - 7 £40,000 -
Hitchin - 5 £67,500 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
1 9 (50.00%) SailPoint
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) IT Governance
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.11%) Back Office
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) HTTP
6 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
6 2 (11.11%) SSL
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) CISSP
7 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.56%) Games
7 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (5.56%) .NET

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Network Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Security Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Testing Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
1 8 (44.44%) IT Governance
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
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