The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 631 601 616
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £66,250 £90,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.38% +89.47%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45106 41360 48787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.47% 93.63% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37956 34763 42530
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Senior Penetration Tester
England

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 11 July 2014.

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in London

Senior Penetration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 22 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (58.33%) CEH
2 14 (58.33%) CISSP
3 12 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (50.00%) Information Security
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
5 9 (37.50%) Wireless
5 9 (37.50%) Wireless Security
6 7 (29.17%) OWASP
6 7 (29.17%) Ruby
6 7 (29.17%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) Metasploit
8 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
9 4 (16.67%) WebInspect
9 4 (16.67%) AppScan
9 4 (16.67%) C
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 4 (16.67%) Cyber Security
9 4 (16.67%) Data Privacy
9 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 3 (12.50%) Computer Science

Senior Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (37.50%) Wireless
1 9 (37.50%) Wireless Security
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Metasploit
2 4 (16.67%) AppScan
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (50.00%) Information Security
2 12 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (29.17%) OWASP
4 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 4 (16.67%) Data Privacy
5 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Python
1 7 (29.17%) Ruby
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C
4 3 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CISSP
1 14 (58.33%) CEH
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (4.17%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 days ago