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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 78 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.42% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
957 778 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.19% 80.79% 86.80%
Number of salaries quoted 826 703 858
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,700 £62,500
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 Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 16 £52,500 -
Tonbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 43 (97.73%) Information Security
2 40 (90.91%) PCI DSS
2 40 (90.91%) Risk Management
3 38 (86.36%) CISSP
4 36 (81.82%) CISM
5 35 (79.55%) Threat Management
5 35 (79.55%) Internal Audit
6 28 (63.64%) Finance
7 16 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (29.55%) OWASP
9 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
9 13 (29.55%) Office 365
10 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (18.18%) ISMS
11 8 (18.18%) Security Management
12 6 (13.64%) SIEM
13 5 (11.36%) Information Security Management
13 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
13 5 (11.36%) Electronics
13 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
13 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (11.36%) SAP
13 5 (11.36%) Marketing
13 5 (11.36%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (11.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
14 4 (9.09%) Banking

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Office 365
2 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Broadband
General
1 28 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Security Manager
2 22 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 22 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
3 12 (27.27%) Information Manager
3 12 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) IT Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) CISSP Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Governance Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Information Governance Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Information Risk Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Security Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Android
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Information Security
2 40 (90.91%) Risk Management
3 35 (79.55%) Internal Audit
3 35 (79.55%) Threat Management
4 14 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) OWASP
5 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
6 8 (18.18%) ISMS
6 8 (18.18%) Security Management
7 6 (13.64%) SIEM
8 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.36%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (11.36%) Information Security Management
8 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (6.82%) Data Security
10 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.82%) ITIL
10 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (86.36%) CISSP
2 36 (81.82%) CISM
3 3 (6.82%) CEH
3 3 (6.82%) CISA
3 3 (6.82%) CREST Certified
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) OSCP
5 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (90.91%) PCI DSS
2 16 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco
2 3 (6.82%) Forcepoint
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) BT
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