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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 59 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 31 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.31% 0.64% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 0.75% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 10
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +34.40%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
791 933 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.51% 85.52% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 705 822 765
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Folkestone - 6 £42,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +19 1 £58,000 +93.33%
Tonbridge - 1 £52,500 - 1
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 53 (96.36%) Information Security
2 47 (85.45%) PCI DSS
3 37 (67.27%) Finance
4 34 (61.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (58.18%) CISSP
6 27 (49.09%) CEH
7 25 (45.45%) System Testing
7 25 (45.45%) SIEM
7 25 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (45.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 25 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 25 (45.45%) Secure Coding
8 24 (43.64%) CREST Certified
8 24 (43.64%) CISM
9 22 (40.00%) SANS
9 22 (40.00%) Internal Audit
9 22 (40.00%) Threat Management
10 19 (34.55%) OSCP
10 19 (34.55%) Degree
10 19 (34.55%) Risk Management
11 16 (29.09%) Time Management
12 11 (20.00%) Windows
12 11 (20.00%) Linux
13 10 (18.18%) OWASP
14 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
14 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (16.36%) Security Management
14 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (16.36%) Office 365
15 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure

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 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Office 365
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
General
1 37 (67.27%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Electronics
2 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.09%) Marketing
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Consultant
1 27 (49.09%) Security Consultant
2 25 (45.45%) IT Consultant
2 25 (45.45%) IT Security Consultant
3 23 (41.82%) Security Manager
4 16 (29.09%) Information Manager
4 16 (29.09%) Information Security Manager
5 14 (25.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) IT Manager
6 7 (12.73%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Security Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Security Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Information Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Cybercrime
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (96.36%) Information Security
2 25 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (45.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 25 (45.45%) Secure Coding
2 25 (45.45%) SIEM
2 25 (45.45%) System Testing
2 25 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 22 (40.00%) Internal Audit
3 22 (40.00%) Threat Management
4 19 (34.55%) Risk Management
5 16 (29.09%) Time Management
6 10 (18.18%) OWASP
7 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.36%) Security Management
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.91%) Project Management
9 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.09%) Information Security Management
9 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (58.18%) CISSP
2 27 (49.09%) CEH
3 24 (43.64%) CISM
3 24 (43.64%) CREST Certified
4 22 (40.00%) SANS
5 19 (34.55%) Degree
5 19 (34.55%) OSCP
6 6 (10.91%) CISA
7 1 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.82%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (85.45%) PCI DSS
2 34 (61.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) SAP
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Tonbridge
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago