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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 122 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 16 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.81% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1659 2081 2005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.09% 85.36% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1795 1644
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £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 23 August 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 23 August 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 - 9 £42,500 -
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £47,500 - 1
Royston - 1 £50,000 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 15 (83.33%) Information Security
1 15 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 14 (77.78%) Security Operations
3 12 (66.67%) CISM
3 12 (66.67%) CISSP
3 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) CRISC
4 11 (61.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (61.11%) Incident Management
4 11 (61.11%) Local Government
4 11 (61.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (61.11%) CESG Certified Professional
4 11 (61.11%) CLAS
5 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (22.22%) CEH
8 3 (16.67%) PKI
8 3 (16.67%) Information Management
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Database Security
8 3 (16.67%) SABSA
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) OWASP
8 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (16.67%) Legal
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Local Government
3 3 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (11.11%) Automotive
4 2 (11.11%) Electronics
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) SOC Analyst
3 10 (55.56%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Ada Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 15 (83.33%) Information Security
2 14 (77.78%) Security Operations
3 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 11 (61.11%) Incident Management
4 11 (61.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Database Security
6 3 (16.67%) Information Management
6 3 (16.67%) OWASP
6 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) SABSA
6 3 (16.67%) Secure Coding
6 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
7 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Security Management
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Ada
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) CISM
1 12 (66.67%) CISSP
2 11 (61.11%) CESG Certified Professional
2 11 (61.11%) CLAS
2 11 (61.11%) CRISC
3 4 (22.22%) CEH
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) SSCP
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) CISA
6 1 (5.56%) CPTE
6 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) MISRA
3 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago