The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 6.67% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £95,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +9.37%
Penetration Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 93.33% 76.67% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 21
Median salary £67,500 £25,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+170.00% -64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of job ads across the M4 Corridor region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the M4 Corridor region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Penetration Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS