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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 119 153 156
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 14 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.25% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.29% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +13.86%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
1675 2076 2105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 83.71% 84.98% 83.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 1738 1743
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £42,500 -
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 17 (94.44%) Security Operations
2 17 (94.44%) Information Security
3 15 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 15 (83.33%) CISM
3 15 (83.33%) CISSP
4 14 (77.78%) Finance
4 14 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (77.78%) Local Government
4 14 (77.78%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (77.78%) CESG Certified Professional
4 14 (77.78%) CLAS
4 14 (77.78%) Incident Management
4 14 (77.78%) CRISC
5 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (22.22%) CEH
8 3 (16.67%) Information Management
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) PKI
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (16.67%) Legal
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) SSCP
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) Database Security
8 3 (16.67%) SABSA
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Security Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
1 14 (77.78%) Local Government
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 14 (77.78%) SOC Analyst
3 13 (72.22%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 17 (94.44%) Information Security
2 17 (94.44%) Security Operations
3 15 (83.33%) Risk Management
4 14 (77.78%) Incident Management
4 14 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Database Security
6 3 (16.67%) Information Management
6 3 (16.67%) OWASP
6 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) SABSA
6 3 (16.67%) Secure Coding
6 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
7 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) CISM
1 15 (83.33%) CISSP
2 14 (77.78%) CESG Certified Professional
2 14 (77.78%) CLAS
2 14 (77.78%) CRISC
3 4 (22.22%) CEH
4 3 (16.67%) SSCP
5 1 (5.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
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