The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 100 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.49% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Penetration Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1200 938 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.63% 83.01% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 971 673 604
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (53.33%) CISSP
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Security Testing
2 7 (46.67%) OWASP
3 6 (40.00%) Product Marketing
3 6 (40.00%) Marketing
3 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (40.00%) Business Development
3 6 (40.00%) CISA
3 6 (40.00%) CISM
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) B2B
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (20.00%) CEH
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Java

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JMeter
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Certification Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Security Product Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Sales Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Security
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) OWASP
2 7 (46.67%) Security Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Product Marketing
3 6 (40.00%) Business Development
3 6 (40.00%) B2B
4 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 6 (40.00%) CISA
2 6 (40.00%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (20.00%) GREM
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISSMP
4 1 (6.67%) SSCP
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
4 1 (6.67%) GCIA
4 1 (6.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
1 1 (6.67%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
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