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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 97 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.55% 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
1219 982 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.84% 83.15% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 710 749
Average salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 July 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%) Network Security
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) JMeter
1 3 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Security Product Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Certification Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Product Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Commercial Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Sales Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Security
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%) Security Testing
2 7 (46.67%) OWASP
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%) Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
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%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) GREM
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SSCP
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
4 1 (6.67%) ISSMP
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
Milton Keynes, South East, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £28-35k dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago