The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 602 633 620
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 10 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.007% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,750
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 December 2014.

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in London

Senior Penetration Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
City of London - 1 £65,000 - 1
Senior Penetration Tester
England

Senior Penetration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) Cyber Security
4 5 (27.78%) CISSP
5 4 (22.22%) OWASP
5 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) OSCP
6 3 (16.67%) Metasploit
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) ISMS
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (11.11%) Network Security
7 2 (11.11%) CEH
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) C
7 2 (11.11%) C#

Senior Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) Cyber Security
4 4 (22.22%) OWASP
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) ISMS
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) OSCP
3 2 (11.11%) CEH
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) BT
1 1 (5.56%) Coverity
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago