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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 2 - -
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 16.67% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £92,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
5 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 83.33% 66.67% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Median salary £86,250 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £45,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 22 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) EAM
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
1 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Account Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Development Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Sales Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Service Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) EAM
1 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP