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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 139 - 159
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 9
Average salary £67,000 - £49,500
90% offered a salary of more than £56,700 - £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £71,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
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
1860 1488 2266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.14% 74.51% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1191 1806
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Hitchin - 2 £67,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £52,500 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (54.55%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) PKI
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Security Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
1 6 (54.55%) Security Architecture
1 6 (54.55%) Lync
1 6 (54.55%) Database Security
2 3 (27.27%) SailPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (9.09%) COBIT
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
1 6 (54.55%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Security Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Security Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) IT Security Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Security Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Security Architecture
1 6 (54.55%) Database Security
2 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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