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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 119 146 141
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 15 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.046% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.054% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 12
Median salary £48,750 £76,000 £67,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.85% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £76,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £76,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1911 1851 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.97% 84.52% 82.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1535 1639
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 - 7 £50,000 - 2
Watford - 6 £48,750 -
Stevenage - 1 £47,500 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 21 (65.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (53.13%) Information Security
3 16 (50.00%) CEH
4 13 (40.63%) SSCP
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) Information Management
5 11 (34.38%) PKI
5 11 (34.38%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (34.38%) OWASP
5 11 (34.38%) Database Security
5 11 (34.38%) SABSA
6 10 (31.25%) Data Protection
6 10 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (31.25%) CISSP
6 10 (31.25%) CISM
7 9 (28.13%) Firewall
7 9 (28.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
7 9 (28.13%) Security Operations
8 8 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (25.00%) Network Security
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.75%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Incident Management

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 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Aerospace
2 5 (15.63%) Automotive
2 5 (15.63%) Electronics
2 5 (15.63%) Local Government
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Analyst
2 22 (68.75%) Security Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) IT Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Security Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Information Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Network Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Network Security Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Ada Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Consultant
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
6 5 (15.63%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Software Integration Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) PKI
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Information Security
2 11 (34.38%) Database Security
2 11 (34.38%) Information Management
2 11 (34.38%) OWASP
2 11 (34.38%) Risk Analysis
2 11 (34.38%) SABSA
3 10 (31.25%) Data Protection
3 10 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (28.13%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (28.13%) Security Operations
5 8 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (12.50%) Secure Coding
8 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Ada
1 5 (15.63%) C
1 5 (15.63%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) CEH
2 13 (40.63%) SSCP
3 10 (31.25%) CISM
3 10 (31.25%) CISSP
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (15.63%) CLAS
5 5 (15.63%) CRISC
5 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) GSEC
7 3 (9.38%) CISA
8 2 (6.25%) GIAC
9 1 (3.13%) CPTE
9 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (65.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
3 5 (15.63%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Computacenter
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