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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 127 146 131
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.13% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.16% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 15
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,375
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +6.32%

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
1765 1889 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.77% 84.33% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1564 1356
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +8 6 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Watford - 2 £60,000 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 22 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (61.54%) CEH
3 14 (53.85%) PCI DSS
4 12 (46.15%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (46.15%) Information Security
4 12 (46.15%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (46.15%) Network Security
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 10 (38.46%) SSCP
5 10 (38.46%) CISM
5 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 10 (38.46%) CISSP
5 10 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (34.62%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) Information Management
7 8 (30.77%) GSEC
7 8 (30.77%) PKI
7 8 (30.77%) SABSA
7 8 (30.77%) Database Security
7 8 (30.77%) OWASP
8 6 (23.08%) GIAC
8 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
10 4 (15.38%) CISA
10 4 (15.38%) Retail
10 4 (15.38%) Degree

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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
1 12 (46.15%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.54%) Automotive
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Analyst
1 20 (76.92%) Security Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Information Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Information Security Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Network Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Network Security Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) IT Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Ethical Hacking
1 12 (46.15%) Information Security
1 12 (46.15%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
2 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 9 (34.62%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (30.77%) Database Security
4 8 (30.77%) Information Management
4 8 (30.77%) OWASP
4 8 (30.77%) SABSA
5 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Ada
1 3 (11.54%) C
1 3 (11.54%) C#
1 3 (11.54%) C++
1 3 (11.54%) Java
1 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CEH
2 10 (38.46%) CISM
2 10 (38.46%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) SSCP
3 8 (30.77%) GSEC
4 6 (23.08%) GIAC
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) CISA
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (7.69%) CLAS
7 2 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (53.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (11.54%) MISRA
4 2 (7.69%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (7.69%) JSP 440
4 2 (7.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Computacenter
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