The table below looks at the statistics for the Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
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
1471 1478 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.52% 96.73% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1185 1546
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Nmap
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Qualys
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Coverity
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) OpenVAS
2 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (60.00%) GPEN
2 3 (60.00%) OSCP
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) GPEN
2 3 (60.00%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
1 5 (100.00%) Nmap
1 5 (100.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Coverity
1 5 (100.00%) Qualys
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago