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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 145 144 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.18% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Average salary £33,500 £50,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.66% -3.80%
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.50% +17.64%
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
1710 1988 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.14% 77.87% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1596 1555
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 29 May 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
Royston - 2 £33,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 1
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (64.71%) Firewall
1 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
3 7 (41.18%) Back Office
3 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) HTTP
3 7 (41.18%) HTTPS
3 7 (41.18%) SSL
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) LogRhythm
4 6 (35.29%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) SailPoint
5 4 (23.53%) IT Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
7 2 (11.76%) Tripwire
7 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
7 2 (11.76%) PCI QSA
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Splunk
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) HTTP
2 7 (41.18%) HTTPS
2 7 (41.18%) SSL
3 6 (35.29%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Back Office
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
1 7 (41.18%) Network Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Testing Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SailPoint
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) IT Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C++
1 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PCI QSA
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) LogRhythm
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Tripwire
3 2 (11.76%) Splunk
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Competitive
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