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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 55 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.26% 1.06% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.25% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
Penetration Testing
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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
336 399 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 88.42% 84.71% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 307 347 204
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) Linux+ Certification
2 7 (77.78%) GIAC
2 7 (77.78%) Objective-C
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) STL
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) CCNA
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) SSCP
2 7 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (77.78%) Java EE
2 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Android
2 7 (77.78%) Reverse Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Hadoop
2 7 (77.78%) Apache Hive
2 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) Big Data
2 7 (77.78%) Apache Pig
2 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Apache Hive
1 7 (77.78%) Big Data
1 7 (77.78%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Java EE
1 7 (77.78%) STL
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Cybercrime
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Android
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile Development
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
1 7 (77.78%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) GIAC
1 7 (77.78%) Linux+ Certification
1 7 (77.78%) MCSE
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (77.78%) SANS
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) SSCP
2 5 (55.56%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory