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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 77 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% - 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £30,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
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
589 701 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.92% 78.15% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 477 640 683
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago