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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 149 149 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.040% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.050% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £57,500 £50,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.86% -3.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
1957 2007 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.34% 81.06% 78.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1652 1275
Average salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
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 3 August 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £57,500 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (37.50%) PCI QSA
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
5 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (12.50%) BYOD
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) PCI QSA
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
1 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
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