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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 67 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 19 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.42% 2.45% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.77% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 18
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £48,100 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,550 £47,750
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +5.86%
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
722 974 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 91.86% 88.47% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 620 868 909
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +18 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 40 (83.33%) Information Security
2 34 (70.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (62.50%) Finance
4 27 (56.25%) PCI DSS
5 25 (52.08%) SIEM
6 23 (47.92%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (47.92%) CEH
6 23 (47.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 21 (43.75%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 21 (43.75%) Secure Coding
7 21 (43.75%) System Testing
7 21 (43.75%) CISSP
8 20 (41.67%) CREST Certified
8 20 (41.67%) SANS
9 17 (35.42%) Time Management
9 17 (35.42%) OSCP
9 17 (35.42%) Degree
10 15 (31.25%) CISM
11 12 (25.00%) Project Management
12 10 (20.83%) CISA
12 10 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (18.75%) COBIT
13 9 (18.75%) Security Management
14 7 (14.58%) Firewall
14 7 (14.58%) Security+ Certification
14 7 (14.58%) Windows
14 7 (14.58%) Linux
14 7 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (14.58%) OWASP
14 7 (14.58%) CompTIA Security+

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
General
1 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Consultant
1 27 (56.25%) IT Consultant
1 27 (56.25%) IT Security Consultant
1 27 (56.25%) Security Consultant
2 16 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Information Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Security Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Information Security
2 25 (52.08%) SIEM
3 23 (47.92%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (47.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 21 (43.75%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 21 (43.75%) Secure Coding
4 21 (43.75%) System Testing
5 17 (35.42%) Time Management
6 12 (25.00%) Project Management
7 10 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (18.75%) Security Management
9 7 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (14.58%) IT Audit
9 7 (14.58%) OWASP
9 7 (14.58%) SDLC
10 6 (12.50%) Internal Audit
10 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.50%) Threat Management
11 5 (10.42%) ITIL
12 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) CEH
2 21 (43.75%) CISSP
3 20 (41.67%) CREST Certified
3 20 (41.67%) SANS
4 17 (35.42%) Degree
4 17 (35.42%) OSCP
5 15 (31.25%) CISM
6 10 (20.83%) CISA
7 7 (14.58%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (14.58%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (70.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (56.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (18.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
1 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
1 1 (2.08%) SAP
1 1 (2.08%) VMware
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
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