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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 36 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 23 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 4.84% 1.94% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 2.40% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 5
Average salary £27,500 £38,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +11.59%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
312 375 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 65.68% 80.82% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 190 296 282
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 26 (96.30%) ITIL
1 26 (96.30%) PRINCE2
1 26 (96.30%) CISSP
1 26 (96.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 26 (96.30%) CISA
1 26 (96.30%) CISM
1 26 (96.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 26 (96.30%) COBIT
1 26 (96.30%) PCI QSA
2 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 25 (92.59%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (55.56%) Information Security
4 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) PCI DSS
4 14 (51.85%) Database Security
5 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
5 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (40.74%) Network Security
5 11 (40.74%) VPN
5 11 (40.74%) LAN
5 11 (40.74%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) Firewall
7 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) VPN
1 11 (40.74%) LAN
1 11 (40.74%) WAN
1 11 (40.74%) Network Security
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) OSPF
3 3 (11.11%) BGP
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Consultant
1 26 (96.30%) Security Consultant
2 15 (55.56%) IT Security Consultant
2 15 (55.56%) IT Consultant
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
1 25 (92.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) ITIL
1 26 (96.30%) PRINCE2
2 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (55.56%) Information Security
3 14 (51.85%) Database Security
4 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) OWASP
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow Management
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) CISSP
1 26 (96.30%) CISA
1 26 (96.30%) CISM
1 26 (96.30%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (96.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 26 (96.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 26 (96.30%) COBIT
2 14 (51.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee