The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Senior Penetration Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 616 667 692
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 16 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.021% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 5
Median salary £62,500 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £88,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -32.00%
Senior Penetration Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38599 42581 47644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.74% 95.77% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33503 35938 39808
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Senior Penetration Tester in the job title.

Senior Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Trend in London

Senior Penetration Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in London

Senior Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Senior Penetration Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Senior Penetration Tester in the job title.

1 22 (75.86%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (65.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (62.07%) Security Testing
4 15 (51.72%) Finance
5 13 (44.83%) Python
5 13 (44.83%) CREST Certified
6 12 (41.38%) Perl
6 12 (41.38%) Ruby
7 10 (34.48%) Information Security
7 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
8 9 (31.03%) Degree
8 9 (31.03%) Windows
9 8 (27.59%) Firewall
9 8 (27.59%) QA
9 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
10 7 (24.14%) LAN
10 7 (24.14%) WAN
10 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
10 7 (24.14%) Open Source
10 7 (24.14%) Social Engineering
10 7 (24.14%) Threat Analysis
11 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (20.69%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (20.69%) OWASP
12 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
12 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture

Senior Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) Internet
4 4 (13.79%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Metasploit
2 2 (6.90%) AppScan
2 2 (6.90%) sqlmap
3 1 (3.45%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.45%) Paros
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Ajax
1 5 (17.24%) JSON
1 5 (17.24%) SOAP
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Blog
4 1 (3.45%) CESG
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (65.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (62.07%) Security Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Information Security
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) Open Source
6 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
6 7 (24.14%) Social Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) Threat Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) OWASP
8 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (17.24%) OSSTMM
8 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
9 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.34%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (10.34%) Threat Modelling
10 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) Perl
2 12 (41.38%) Ruby
3 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
3 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.24%) VB
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) CREST Certified
2 9 (31.03%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) CHECK Team Leader
5 3 (10.34%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (10.34%) OSCP
5 3 (10.34%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (3.45%) CEH
6 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.45%) Cyber Scheme
6 1 (3.45%) GIAC
6 1 (3.45%) GPEN
6 1 (3.45%) OSCE
6 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Fortify
1 2 (6.90%) Nessus
1 2 (6.90%) WebInspect
2 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft