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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 84 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 47 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.86% 1.01% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 0
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
1442 1295 1463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.61% 81.34% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1067 1305
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -1 10 £43,000 +1.17% 3
Oxford -6 2 £47,500 +58.33%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 66 (91.67%) C
1 66 (91.67%) Nessus
1 66 (91.67%) Nmap
2 63 (87.50%) C++
2 63 (87.50%) Java
2 63 (87.50%) Python
3 61 (84.72%) Security Cleared
4 58 (80.56%) Telecoms
5 57 (79.17%) Windows
6 52 (72.22%) DV Cleared
6 52 (72.22%) Cybersecurity
7 43 (59.72%) Ethical Hacking
8 35 (48.61%) Metasploit
8 35 (48.61%) VxWorks
9 32 (44.44%) Source Code Analysis
10 30 (41.67%) Qualys
11 28 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 26 (36.11%) CEH
12 26 (36.11%) GIAC
12 26 (36.11%) OSCP
12 26 (36.11%) OpenVAS
13 24 (33.33%) OWASP
14 23 (31.94%) Coverity
14 23 (31.94%) Embedded Systems
15 21 (29.17%) Linux
16 15 (20.83%) CREST Certified
17 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
17 14 (19.44%) Perl
18 12 (16.67%) Finance
18 12 (16.67%) GPEN

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Broadband
2 6 (8.33%) LTE
3 4 (5.56%) Network Security
4 2 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 35 (48.61%) Metasploit
General
1 58 (80.56%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (65.28%) Analyst
1 47 (65.28%) Security Analyst
2 36 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 23 (31.94%) Tester
4 15 (20.83%) Penetration Tester
5 11 (15.28%) Security Tester
6 7 (9.72%) Product Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Graduate
8 3 (4.17%) Graduate Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Graduate Security Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Information Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Security Penetration Tester
9 2 (2.78%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Physics
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) CESG
5 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 57 (79.17%) Windows
2 35 (48.61%) VxWorks
3 21 (29.17%) Linux
4 4 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Cybersecurity
2 43 (59.72%) Ethical Hacking
3 32 (44.44%) Source Code Analysis
4 28 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 24 (33.33%) OWASP
6 7 (9.72%) SIEM
7 5 (6.94%) Information Security
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.78%) Data Security
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL
8 2 (2.78%) OO
8 2 (2.78%) Open Source
8 2 (2.78%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (2.78%) Secure Coding
8 2 (2.78%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (2.78%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 66 (91.67%) C
2 63 (87.50%) C++
2 63 (87.50%) Java
2 63 (87.50%) Python
3 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
3 14 (19.44%) Perl
4 2 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 61 (84.72%) Security Cleared
2 52 (72.22%) DV Cleared
3 26 (36.11%) CEH
3 26 (36.11%) GIAC
3 26 (36.11%) OSCP
4 15 (20.83%) CREST Certified
5 12 (16.67%) GPEN
6 9 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (2.78%) CISM
7 2 (2.78%) CISSP
7 2 (2.78%) PhD
8 1 (1.39%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (91.67%) Nessus
1 66 (91.67%) Nmap
2 26 (36.11%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Qualys
2 23 (31.94%) Coverity
3 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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