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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 74 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 0.30% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.41% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -18.82%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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
577 739 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 78.29% 74.87% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 468 654 789
Average salary £45,000 £40,875 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% -11.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago