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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.19% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median 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
1495 1495 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.08% 96.64% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1211 1570
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Nessus
1 8 (100.00%) Nmap
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Qualys
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Coverity
2 7 (87.50%) OpenVAS
2 7 (87.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (75.00%) OWASP
4 5 (62.50%) GPEN
4 5 (62.50%) OSCP
4 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (62.50%) GIAC
4 5 (62.50%) CEH
5 4 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
5 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Ruby
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax

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 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Burp Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Kali Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (75.00%) OWASP
3 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) CEH
2 5 (62.50%) GIAC
2 5 (62.50%) GPEN
2 5 (62.50%) OSCP
3 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Nessus
1 8 (100.00%) Nmap
2 7 (87.50%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Coverity
1 7 (87.50%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) HP
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago