The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 62 99 118
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +19
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 68 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.36% 1.36% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 1.62% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 13 2
Median salary £50,000 £38,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -23.50%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Penetration Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1387 1238 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 89.02% 83.93% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1009 1097
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Penetration Testing
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 Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 +11 14 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Oxford -2 5 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 92 (95.83%) C
2 90 (93.75%) Python
3 86 (89.58%) Security Cleared
4 78 (81.25%) Nessus
4 78 (81.25%) Nmap
5 75 (78.13%) C++
5 75 (78.13%) Java
6 74 (77.08%) Telecoms
6 74 (77.08%) DV Cleared
7 69 (71.88%) Windows
8 63 (65.63%) Cybersecurity
9 48 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 44 (45.83%) Linux
11 39 (40.63%) VxWorks
11 39 (40.63%) Qualys
11 39 (40.63%) Metasploit
12 38 (39.58%) Source Code Analysis
13 35 (36.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 34 (35.42%) CEH
14 34 (35.42%) OSCP
14 34 (35.42%) GIAC
15 33 (34.38%) OpenVAS
16 30 (31.25%) OWASP
17 29 (30.21%) Embedded Systems
18 27 (28.13%) Coverity
19 22 (22.92%) Perl
19 22 (22.92%) Bash Shell
20 20 (20.83%) Open Source
20 20 (20.83%) GPEN
21 16 (16.67%) GitHub

Penetration Testing
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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Broadband
2 8 (8.33%) LTE
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 39 (40.63%) Metasploit
General
1 74 (77.08%) Telecoms
2 16 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (54.17%) Analyst
1 52 (54.17%) Security Analyst
2 38 (39.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 31 (32.29%) Tester
4 27 (28.13%) Penetration Tester
5 12 (12.50%) Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Product Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) Security Tester
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Security Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Security Penetration Tester
8 5 (5.21%) Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Graduate
8 5 (5.21%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Tester
9 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.21%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (5.21%) Physics
4 4 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (71.88%) Windows
2 44 (45.83%) Linux
3 39 (40.63%) VxWorks
4 16 (16.67%) Unix
5 4 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (65.63%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 38 (39.58%) Source Code Analysis
4 35 (36.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 30 (31.25%) OWASP
6 20 (20.83%) Open Source
7 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.21%) SIEM
9 4 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.17%) Static Code Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Secure Coding
10 3 (3.13%) Security Testing
11 2 (2.08%) OO
11 2 (2.08%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (95.83%) C
2 90 (93.75%) Python
3 75 (78.13%) C++
3 75 (78.13%) Java
4 22 (22.92%) Bash Shell
4 22 (22.92%) Perl
5 16 (16.67%) Go
6 4 (4.17%) Haskell
6 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.08%) C#
7 2 (2.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 86 (89.58%) Security Cleared
2 74 (77.08%) DV Cleared
3 34 (35.42%) CEH
3 34 (35.42%) GIAC
3 34 (35.42%) OSCP
4 20 (20.83%) GPEN
5 13 (13.54%) CREST Certified
6 7 (7.29%) Degree
7 2 (2.08%) PhD
Systems Management
1 78 (81.25%) Nessus
1 78 (81.25%) Nmap
2 33 (34.38%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) Qualys
2 27 (28.13%) Coverity
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