The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +24.70%
Penetration Testing
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
246 218 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.19% 81.04% 71.25%
Number of salaries quoted 190 188 206
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Ipswich region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Ipswich

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
1 13 (81.25%) IIS
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
1 13 (81.25%) Citrix
1 13 (81.25%) SAN
1 13 (81.25%) Middleware
1 13 (81.25%) Benchmarking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
1 13 (81.25%) Identity Management
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
1 13 (81.25%) Clustering
1 13 (81.25%) Asset Management
1 13 (81.25%) Load Balancing
1 13 (81.25%) Enterprise Architecture
1 13 (81.25%) NAS
1 13 (81.25%) SIEM
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (81.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
1 13 (81.25%) SAN
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
1 13 (81.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Architect
1 13 (81.25%) Infrastructure Architect
1 13 (81.25%) Security Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Benchmarking
1 13 (81.25%) Identity Management
1 13 (81.25%) Asset Management
1 13 (81.25%) Load Balancing
1 13 (81.25%) Enterprise Architecture
1 13 (81.25%) SIEM
2 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) C++
1 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
1 13 (81.25%) Citrix
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint