The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 49 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.84% 3.05% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 3.76% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 0
Average salary - £68,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +24.70%
Penetration Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 319 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 81.91% 80.96% 77.46%
Number of salaries quoted 259 240 240
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Newbury region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Newbury

Penetration Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
1 16 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 16 (100.00%) CISA
1 16 (100.00%) CISM
1 16 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (100.00%) COBIT
1 16 (100.00%) PCI QSA
2 13 (81.25%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (81.25%) Network Security
2 13 (81.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (81.25%) Relational Database
2 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 13 (81.25%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (18.75%) Database Security
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) SQL

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 13 (81.25%) LAN
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
1 13 (81.25%) Network Security
2 9 (56.25%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Consultant
1 16 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (81.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (81.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Database Security
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
1 16 (100.00%) CISA
1 16 (100.00%) CISM
1 16 (100.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 16 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (100.00%) COBIT
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS