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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 606 - 638
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 12 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.026% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% - 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £70,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - 2
Senior Penetration Tester
England

Senior Penetration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (95.24%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (71.43%) Information Security
3 9 (42.86%) CISSP
3 9 (42.86%) Cyber Security
4 7 (33.33%) OWASP
4 7 (33.33%) CEH
4 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 6 (28.57%) Metasploit
5 6 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (23.81%) Coaching
6 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby
6 5 (23.81%) Python
6 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (19.05%) Change Management
7 4 (19.05%) C
7 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (19.05%) Data Privacy
8 3 (14.29%) OSCP
8 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 2 (9.52%) Law
9 2 (9.52%) Validation

Senior Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (9.52%) Wireless
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
1 2 (9.52%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Metasploit
2 1 (4.76%) AppScan
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (71.43%) Information Security
3 9 (42.86%) Cyber Security
4 7 (33.33%) OWASP
4 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (23.81%) Coaching
7 4 (19.05%) Data Privacy
7 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (19.05%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 2 (9.52%) ISMS
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
1 5 (23.81%) Ruby
2 4 (19.05%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) CEH
3 3 (14.29%) OSCP
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WebInspect
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago