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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 88 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.41% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.96% +12.22%
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
1019 967 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.12% 77.05% 86.01%
Number of salaries quoted 769 781 869
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
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 30 March 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (88.89%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 5 (55.56%) OWASP
3 5 (55.56%) Marketing
3 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (55.56%) B2B
3 5 (55.56%) CISA
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) JBehave
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) JMeter
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Automotive
4 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JMeter
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) JBehave
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Certification Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 5 (55.56%) B2B
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) OWASP
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) CISA
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Milton Keynes, South East, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £28-35k dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago