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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 50 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.59% 0.92% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.10% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £37,500 £35,650
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £47,500 £52,850
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +5.17%
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
290 363 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 85.29% 83.26% 81.74%
Number of salaries quoted 270 314 167
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich 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 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 24 July 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) STL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory