The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Penetration Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 25 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.48% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
Penetration Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1633 1409 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.57% 94.82% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1180 1377
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region that featured Penetration Tester in the job title.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Penetration Tester Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Penetration Tester
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Tester across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Penetration Tester
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 5 £85,000 -
Oxford - 4 £47,500 - 2
Penetration Tester
South East

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Penetration Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Penetration Tester in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) C
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (96.00%) Python
2 24 (96.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (96.00%) Java
2 24 (96.00%) Nessus
2 24 (96.00%) Nmap
2 24 (96.00%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (88.00%) Windows
4 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
5 20 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (80.00%) Qualys
5 20 (80.00%) OpenVAS
6 19 (76.00%) OWASP
7 18 (72.00%) CEH
7 18 (72.00%) GPEN
7 18 (72.00%) OSCP
7 18 (72.00%) GIAC
8 15 (60.00%) Coverity
8 15 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (56.00%) DV Cleared
10 13 (52.00%) Linux
10 13 (52.00%) Perl
11 12 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
12 10 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
13 8 (32.00%) CREST Certified
14 7 (28.00%) Finance
15 4 (16.00%) Open Source
15 4 (16.00%) Metasploit

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Broadband
1 3 (12.00%) LTE
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (4.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 24 (96.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) HPUX
4 1 (4.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (76.00%) OWASP
4 12 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) Source Code Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (96.00%) Java
2 24 (96.00%) Python
3 13 (52.00%) Perl
4 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (72.00%) CEH
2 18 (72.00%) GIAC
2 18 (72.00%) GPEN
2 18 (72.00%) OSCP
3 14 (56.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 24 (96.00%) Nessus
1 24 (96.00%) Nmap
2 20 (80.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Qualys
2 15 (60.00%) Coverity
3 1 (4.00%) HP
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