The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 76 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 19 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.94% 0.60% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.72% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 1
Median salary £48,750 £31,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.00% -58.33%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
Penetration Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
865 835 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.45% 83.42% 85.26%
Number of salaries quoted 759 742 851
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent 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 Kent

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Kent

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Kent

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +13 5 £52,500 +75.00%
Tonbridge - 3 £52,500 - 1
Folkestone - 2 £41,250 - 1
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Kent region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 45 (95.74%) Information Security
2 42 (89.36%) PCI DSS
3 37 (78.72%) Risk Management
4 34 (72.34%) CISSP
5 33 (70.21%) CISM
6 32 (68.09%) Threat Management
6 32 (68.09%) Internal Audit
7 28 (59.57%) Finance
8 21 (44.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (27.66%) OWASP
9 13 (27.66%) Waterfall
9 13 (27.66%) Office 365
10 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (25.53%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (23.40%) SIEM
12 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (19.15%) Security Management
13 8 (17.02%) Degree
13 8 (17.02%) CEH
13 8 (17.02%) Secure Coding
13 8 (17.02%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 8 (17.02%) CREST Certified
13 8 (17.02%) System Testing
13 8 (17.02%) ISMS
14 7 (14.89%) OSCP
14 7 (14.89%) SANS
14 7 (14.89%) Windows

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Office 365
2 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Broadband
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Electronics
2 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Security Manager
2 18 (38.30%) IT Manager
2 18 (38.30%) IT Security Manager
3 13 (27.66%) Information Manager
3 13 (27.66%) Information Security Manager
4 11 (23.40%) Consultant
4 11 (23.40%) Security Consultant
5 8 (17.02%) IT Consultant
5 8 (17.02%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) CISSP Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Governance Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Information Governance Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Security Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Information Security
2 37 (78.72%) Risk Management
3 32 (68.09%) Internal Audit
3 32 (68.09%) Threat Management
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.66%) OWASP
4 13 (27.66%) Waterfall
5 12 (25.53%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (23.40%) SIEM
7 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (19.15%) Security Management
8 8 (17.02%) ISMS
8 8 (17.02%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 8 (17.02%) Secure Coding
8 8 (17.02%) System Testing
8 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.77%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (12.77%) Information Security Management
9 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (72.34%) CISSP
2 33 (70.21%) CISM
3 8 (17.02%) CEH
3 8 (17.02%) CREST Certified
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
4 7 (14.89%) OSCP
4 7 (14.89%) SANS
5 4 (8.51%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (89.36%) PCI DSS
2 21 (44.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) SAP
2 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) Forcepoint
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) BT
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45k plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Tonbridge
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension
Posted: 24 days ago