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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 51 108 119
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 59 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.46% 1.74% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 2.01% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 12 5
Median salary £62,500 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +9.94%
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
1135 1641 1321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.73% 86.60% 85.23%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1311 1113
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +15 24 £80,000 +100.00%
Abingdon - 5 - -
Oxford - 5 £40,000 -
Witney - 1 £45,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 136 (89.47%) Python
2 131 (86.18%) C
3 121 (79.61%) Security Cleared
4 111 (73.03%) Cybersecurity
5 108 (71.05%) Telecoms
6 101 (66.45%) DV Cleared
7 97 (63.82%) Linux
8 91 (59.87%) Windows
9 88 (57.89%) Nessus
9 88 (57.89%) Nmap
10 87 (57.24%) Java
11 85 (55.92%) C++
12 66 (43.42%) Open Source
13 55 (36.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 53 (34.87%) Ethical Hacking
15 50 (32.89%) Qualys
16 49 (32.24%) Unix
17 46 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
17 46 (30.26%) Go
17 46 (30.26%) GitHub
18 44 (28.95%) OpenVAS
19 42 (27.63%) Source Code Analysis
19 42 (27.63%) Bash Shell
19 42 (27.63%) GIAC
20 39 (25.66%) VxWorks
20 39 (25.66%) Metasploit
20 39 (25.66%) OSCP
21 37 (24.34%) Perl
22 34 (22.37%) CEH
23 30 (19.74%) OWASP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.66%) Apache
2 1 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (30.26%) GitHub
2 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.29%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (1.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.87%) Broadband
1 15 (9.87%) LTE
2 14 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.97%) SSL
4 2 (1.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.66%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (25.66%) Metasploit
General
1 108 (71.05%) Telecoms
2 28 (18.42%) Finance
3 3 (1.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (38.82%) Analyst
1 59 (38.82%) Security Analyst
2 55 (36.18%) Tester
3 54 (35.53%) Penetration Tester
4 40 (26.32%) Developer
5 33 (21.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 31 (20.39%) Security Tester
7 30 (19.74%) Security Penetration Tester
8 21 (13.82%) Product Analyst
9 20 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (13.16%) Senior Security Analyst
10 19 (12.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 19 (12.50%) Senior Tester
11 18 (11.84%) Senior Developer
11 18 (11.84%) Senior Penetration Tester
12 14 (9.21%) Testing Analyst
13 8 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Specialist
14 7 (4.61%) Consultant
14 7 (4.61%) Graduate
14 7 (4.61%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) .NET
1 2 (1.32%) RESTful
2 1 (0.66%) LAMP
2 1 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.08%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (11.84%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (3.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.63%) Physics
6 3 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 97 (63.82%) Linux
2 91 (59.87%) Windows
3 49 (32.24%) Unix
4 39 (25.66%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.97%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (73.03%) Cybersecurity
2 66 (43.42%) Open Source
3 55 (36.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 53 (34.87%) Ethical Hacking
5 46 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (27.63%) Source Code Analysis
7 30 (19.74%) OWASP
8 18 (11.84%) Security Testing
9 15 (9.87%) Static Code Analysis
10 10 (6.58%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.26%) Information Security
11 8 (5.26%) Threat Modelling
12 5 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.29%) Secure Coding
12 5 (3.29%) Security Architecture
12 5 (3.29%) Security Operations
13 4 (2.63%) Reverse Engineering
13 4 (2.63%) SIEM
13 4 (2.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (89.47%) Python
2 131 (86.18%) C
3 87 (57.24%) Java
4 85 (55.92%) C++
5 46 (30.26%) Go
6 42 (27.63%) Bash Shell
7 37 (24.34%) Perl
8 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.63%) Haskell
9 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.63%) Ruby
10 2 (1.32%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 121 (79.61%) Security Cleared
2 101 (66.45%) DV Cleared
3 42 (27.63%) GIAC
4 39 (25.66%) OSCP
5 34 (22.37%) CEH
6 29 (19.08%) GPEN
7 17 (11.18%) CREST Certified
8 14 (9.21%) Degree
9 8 (5.26%) SANS
10 5 (3.29%) GCFA
11 2 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.26%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 88 (57.89%) Nessus
1 88 (57.89%) Nmap
2 44 (28.95%) OpenVAS
3 5 (3.29%) logstash
3 5 (3.29%) WMI
4 3 (1.97%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (32.89%) Qualys
2 27 (17.76%) Coverity
3 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.29%) Sophos
4 5 (3.29%) Splunk
5 2 (1.32%) Apple
6 1 (0.66%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.66%) SAP
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