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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 72 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.42% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £60,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
620 644 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 87.82% 80.70% 78.61%
Number of salaries quoted 549 480 473
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Penetration Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Nmap
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Nessus
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) CEH
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) GIAC
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) OWASP
3 3 (60.00%) OpenVAS
3 3 (60.00%) GPEN
3 3 (60.00%) OSCP
3 3 (60.00%) Qualys
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
5 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (20.00%) Source Code Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
5 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Source Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) GPEN
2 3 (60.00%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nessus
1 4 (80.00%) Nmap
2 3 (60.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Qualys