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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 102 90 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.53% 0.33% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.40% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
1266 1002 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.29% 81.80% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 751 857
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 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 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) Security Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (38.46%) OWASP
4 5 (38.46%) Marketing
4 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (38.46%) B2B
4 5 (38.46%) CISA
4 5 (38.46%) CISM
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (23.08%) CEH
6 3 (23.08%) Content Management
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) Business Development
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Product Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) JBehave
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Automotive
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacker
2 2 (15.38%) Certification Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Product Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Product Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Commercial Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Sales Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
3 1 (7.69%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
1 6 (46.15%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) B2B
2 5 (38.46%) OWASP
3 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Business Development
4 3 (23.08%) Product Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) CISA
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) CEH
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) ISSMP
4 1 (7.69%) SSCP
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) GCIA
4 1 (7.69%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix