The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
Penetration Testing
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
556 788 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 84.50% 85.37% 84.17%
Number of salaries quoted 470 657 542
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Oxford

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (66.67%) C
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) Nessus
4 5 (55.56%) Nmap
4 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) OSCP
5 4 (44.44%) OpenVAS
5 4 (44.44%) OWASP
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 4 (44.44%) Qualys
5 4 (44.44%) CEH
5 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (44.44%) GIAC
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) GPEN
7 2 (22.22%) Source Code Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
7 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
4 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (22.22%) Security Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Coordinator
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Project Coordinator
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) OWASP
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Source Code Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) CEH
3 4 (44.44%) GIAC
3 4 (44.44%) OSCP
4 3 (33.33%) GPEN
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Nessus
1 5 (55.56%) Nmap
2 4 (44.44%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Qualys
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Coverity
3 1 (11.11%) SAP