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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South East / M4 Corridor
Rank 1 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 40.00% 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.44% 8.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £75,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
9 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 90.00% 66.67% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 9
Median salary £67,500 £25,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+170.00% -61.53%
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 27 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) CESG
1 4 (57.14%) Blog
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) CHECK Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) ISSMP
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment

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 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blog
1 4 (57.14%) CESG
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CHECK Team Leader
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS