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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 622 615 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.005% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £66,250 £71,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.01% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.00%
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
43717 42131 48841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36551 35326 42450
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (68.75%) CISSP
3 10 (62.50%) CEH
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security
4 9 (56.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (50.00%) Wireless
5 8 (50.00%) Wireless Security
6 6 (37.50%) Metasploit
7 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
7 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
7 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby
7 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
7 5 (31.25%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (31.25%) OWASP
8 4 (25.00%) Change Management
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) C
8 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
8 4 (25.00%) Data Privacy
9 3 (18.75%) WebInspect
9 3 (18.75%) AppScan
10 2 (12.50%) CISA
11 1 (6.25%) Project Management
11 1 (6.25%) C#
11 1 (6.25%) C++

Senior Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (50.00%) Wireless
1 8 (50.00%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Metasploit
2 3 (18.75%) AppScan
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
3 9 (56.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
4 5 (31.25%) OWASP
4 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 4 (25.00%) Data Privacy
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Python
1 5 (31.25%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WebInspect
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago