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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 52 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.01% 2.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 3.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
322 175 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.52% 77.43% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 275 152 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 4 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 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Network Security
1 7 (77.78%) Signal Processing
1 7 (77.78%) Cyber Security
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Security Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) Network Security
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Security Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Signal Processing
1 7 (77.78%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree