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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 626 605 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.002% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
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 £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014.

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in London

Senior Penetration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (70.00%) Information Security
3 10 (50.00%) CISSP
4 9 (45.00%) CEH
5 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
6 7 (35.00%) Wireless Security
6 7 (35.00%) Wireless
7 6 (30.00%) Metasploit
8 5 (25.00%) Coaching
8 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (25.00%) Python
8 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
8 5 (25.00%) OWASP
8 5 (25.00%) Ruby
8 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (20.00%) Change Management
9 4 (20.00%) C
9 4 (20.00%) Data Privacy
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
11 2 (10.00%) CISA
11 2 (10.00%) WebInspect
11 2 (10.00%) AppScan
12 1 (5.00%) Banking
12 1 (5.00%) QA

Senior Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (35.00%) Wireless
1 7 (35.00%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (10.00%) AppScan
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (70.00%) Information Security
3 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (25.00%) Coaching
4 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (25.00%) OWASP
4 5 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Privacy
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) CEH
3 2 (10.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WebInspect
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