The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
Penetration Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
232 286 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 81.40% 83.87% 82.33%
Number of salaries quoted 173 272 338
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Luton region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Luton

Penetration Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Penetration Testing also 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 that cited Penetration Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 2 (40.00%) PCI QSA
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Penetration Testing also 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 that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm