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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 108 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
1186 1291 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.08% 74.15% 71.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1134 1020
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 2 £50,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Penetration Testing also 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 that cited Penetration Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Debian
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
1 2 (50.00%) OSCE
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Penetration Testing also 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 that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Security Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Debian
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
1 2 (50.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS