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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 47 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.94% 4.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 6.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 0
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
304 180 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 84.21% 77.92% 81.79%
Number of salaries quoted 259 158 220
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
1 11 (84.62%) Cyber Security
2 7 (53.85%) Signal Processing
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) CISSP
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) SSCP
4 4 (30.77%) Linux+ Certification
4 4 (30.77%) GIAC
4 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
4 4 (30.77%) STL
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) Java EE
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) Android
4 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
4 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (30.77%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
General
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Security Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) STL
1 4 (30.77%) Java EE
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cybercrime
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Android
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Cyber Security
2 7 (53.85%) Signal Processing
3 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) MCSE
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) SSCP
2 4 (30.77%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (30.77%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago