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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 115 147 146
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 17 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.84% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 4
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £67,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -14.17%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1741 2021 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.49% 84.84% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1744 1584
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 29 September 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
Watford - 6 £48,750 - 1
Stevenage - 5 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £50,000 -
Royston - 1 £50,000 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (64.29%) Information Security
2 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (53.57%) Data Protection
4 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
5 11 (39.29%) CISM
5 11 (39.29%) Risk Management
5 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 11 (39.29%) CISSP
6 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (35.71%) Local Government
6 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
6 10 (35.71%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (35.71%) CLAS
6 10 (35.71%) CRISC
6 10 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (28.57%) CEH
8 7 (25.00%) Information Management
8 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (25.00%) OWASP
8 7 (25.00%) PKI
8 7 (25.00%) SSCP
8 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) SABSA
8 7 (25.00%) Database Security
9 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (17.86%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (17.86%) Ada

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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Local Government
3 5 (17.86%) Aerospace
3 5 (17.86%) Automotive
3 5 (17.86%) Electronics
3 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 17 (60.71%) Security Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Ada Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) IT Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Software Integration Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (25.00%) PKI
3 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Information Security
2 15 (53.57%) Data Protection
3 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 11 (39.29%) Risk Management
5 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (25.00%) Database Security
6 7 (25.00%) Information Management
6 7 (25.00%) OWASP
6 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) SABSA
7 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (17.86%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (14.29%) Secure Coding
9 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Ada
1 5 (17.86%) C
1 5 (17.86%) C++
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) CISM
1 11 (39.29%) CISSP
2 10 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (35.71%) CLAS
2 10 (35.71%) CRISC
3 8 (28.57%) CEH
4 7 (25.00%) SSCP
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) CISA
7 1 (3.57%) CPTE
7 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.86%) MISRA
2 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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