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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 616 602 619
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 2 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.026% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.027% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 6
Average salary £97,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
3 6 (37.50%) Cyber Security
4 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) OSCP
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) ISMS
6 2 (12.50%) OWASP
6 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) CISSP
6 2 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) BT
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) UNIX
7 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (6.25%) QA
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Coverity
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management

Senior Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
3 6 (37.50%) Cyber Security
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) ISMS
5 2 (12.50%) OWASP
6 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) OSCP
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) BT
1 1 (6.25%) Coverity
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago