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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 77 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- +11.66%
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
874 705 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.68% 77.22% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 628 612 576
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Online Security
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) ISMS
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) CEH
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) OSCP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Online Security
3 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) ISMS
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001