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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 28.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £75,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £47,750 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+13.08% -5.44%
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
6 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 85.71% 88.89% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 12
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus