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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 80 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.47% 0.19% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.21% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Median salary £47,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
766 937 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.44% 90.88% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 635 790 702
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 March 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (50.00%) Protractor
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) VisualVM
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) JBehave
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) JBehave
2 3 (50.00%) Protractor
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) VisualVM
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Technical Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Principal Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) GPEN
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 3 (50.00%) IBM