The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 88 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.082% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
961 905 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.82% 74.55% 78.37%
Number of salaries quoted 708 771 612
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,550 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Penetration Testing
Buckinghamshire

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 9 July 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 9 July 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%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Specialist
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%) 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%) ISMS
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
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
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