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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 148 133 141
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.52% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.69% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 3
Average salary £33,500 £50,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.66% +1.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
1694 1879 2066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.91% 75.13% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1477 1707
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 - 3 £33,500 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (63.16%) Firewall
1 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 7 (36.84%) LogRhythm
3 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
3 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (36.84%) Back Office
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) HTTP
3 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
3 7 (36.84%) SSL
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) SailPoint
4 5 (26.32%) IT Governance
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
6 2 (10.53%) Games
6 2 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) .NET

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 7 (36.84%) HTTP
3 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
3 7 (36.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Back Office
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Administrator
1 10 (52.63%) Network Administrator
2 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Security Administrator
4 5 (26.32%) Testing Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) SailPoint
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
2 5 (26.32%) IT Governance
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C++
1 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) LogRhythm
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 9 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago