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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 35 89 112
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +23
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 98 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.59% 1.78% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 2.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 70 13 3
Median salary £57,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1316 1326 1233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.50% 84.08% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1076 1045
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,000
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +21 40 £80,000 +72.97% 3
Oxford - 3 £60,000 -
Abingdon -16 2 - - 1
Witney - 1 £45,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 138 (96.50%) Python
2 136 (95.10%) C
3 123 (86.01%) Security Cleared
4 110 (76.92%) Telecoms
5 108 (75.52%) DV Cleared
6 101 (70.63%) Nessus
6 101 (70.63%) Nmap
7 100 (69.93%) Java
8 99 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
9 98 (68.53%) C++
10 94 (65.73%) Windows
11 83 (58.04%) Linux
12 60 (41.96%) Ethical Hacking
13 53 (37.06%) Qualys
14 52 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 52 (36.36%) Open Source
15 48 (33.57%) Metasploit
15 48 (33.57%) Source Code Analysis
15 48 (33.57%) VxWorks
16 47 (32.87%) OpenVAS
17 42 (29.37%) OSCP
17 42 (29.37%) GIAC
18 40 (27.97%) CEH
19 38 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (26.57%) Unix
19 38 (26.57%) Go
19 38 (26.57%) GitHub
20 36 (25.17%) Bash Shell
20 36 (25.17%) OWASP
21 35 (24.48%) Embedded Systems

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 1 (0.70%) Apache
1 1 (0.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.57%) GitHub
2 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.40%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.89%) Broadband
2 16 (11.19%) LTE
3 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (33.57%) Metasploit
General
1 110 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 22 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 67 (46.85%) Analyst
1 67 (46.85%) Security Analyst
2 52 (36.36%) Tester
3 48 (33.57%) Penetration Tester
4 45 (31.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 32 (22.38%) Developer
6 28 (19.58%) Security Tester
7 24 (16.78%) Security Penetration Tester
8 21 (14.69%) Product Analyst
9 18 (12.59%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (12.59%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
9 18 (12.59%) Senior Security Analyst
10 14 (9.79%) Senior Developer
11 13 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 13 (9.09%) Senior Tester
12 11 (7.69%) Testing Analyst
13 7 (4.90%) Consultant
13 7 (4.90%) Graduate
13 7 (4.90%) Security Consultant
14 6 (4.20%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) .NET
1 2 (1.40%) RESTful
2 1 (0.70%) LAMP
2 1 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.48%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (10.49%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (2.80%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.80%) Physics
4 4 (2.80%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 94 (65.73%) Windows
2 83 (58.04%) Linux
3 48 (33.57%) VxWorks
4 38 (26.57%) Unix
5 4 (2.80%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (41.96%) Ethical Hacking
3 52 (36.36%) Open Source
3 52 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 48 (33.57%) Source Code Analysis
5 38 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (25.17%) OWASP
7 12 (8.39%) Static Code Analysis
8 11 (7.69%) Security Testing
9 6 (4.20%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.80%) Secure Coding
10 4 (2.80%) SIEM
11 3 (2.10%) Reverse Engineering
12 2 (1.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.40%) Information Security
12 2 (1.40%) OO
12 2 (1.40%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.40%) Security Architecture
12 2 (1.40%) Security Operations
12 2 (1.40%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 138 (96.50%) Python
2 136 (95.10%) C
3 100 (69.93%) Java
4 98 (68.53%) C++
5 38 (26.57%) Go
6 36 (25.17%) Bash Shell
7 34 (23.78%) Perl
8 4 (2.80%) Haskell
8 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.80%) Ruby
9 2 (1.40%) C#
9 2 (1.40%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 123 (86.01%) Security Cleared
2 108 (75.52%) DV Cleared
3 42 (29.37%) GIAC
3 42 (29.37%) OSCP
4 40 (27.97%) CEH
5 27 (18.88%) GPEN
6 17 (11.89%) CREST Certified
7 8 (5.59%) Degree
8 2 (1.40%) GCFA
8 2 (1.40%) PhD
8 2 (1.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.40%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 101 (70.63%) Nessus
1 101 (70.63%) Nmap
2 47 (32.87%) OpenVAS
3 3 (2.10%) Ansible
4 2 (1.40%) logstash
4 2 (1.40%) WMI
5 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (37.06%) Qualys
2 33 (23.08%) Coverity
3 2 (1.40%) Sophos
3 2 (1.40%) Splunk
4 1 (0.70%) SaltStack
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