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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 137 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.092% 0.84% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 1.02% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.79%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.95%
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
1795 1662 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.57% 82.36% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1292 1183
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £42,500 - 1
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
2 2 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (25.00%) ISSEP
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension, childcare vouchers, 26 days
Posted: 9 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago