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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 92 86 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 16 37 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.21% 2.51% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.90% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 1
Median salary £61,250 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% +43.75%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
1166 1278 1249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.27% 86.53% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1059 1040
Median salary £45,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.75% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Abingdon - 3 - -
Banbury +12 2 £40,000 -
Oxford - 2 £37,500 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 77 (83.70%) Python
2 74 (80.43%) Cybersecurity
3 68 (73.91%) C
4 64 (69.57%) Telecoms
4 64 (69.57%) Security Cleared
5 61 (66.30%) Linux
6 56 (60.87%) Windows
7 54 (58.70%) DV Cleared
8 44 (47.83%) Nessus
8 44 (47.83%) Nmap
8 44 (47.83%) Open Source
9 42 (45.65%) C++
9 42 (45.65%) Java
10 38 (41.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 30 (32.61%) Unix
12 29 (31.52%) Ethical Hacking
13 27 (29.35%) Source Code Analysis
14 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (28.26%) Bash Shell
14 26 (28.26%) Go
14 26 (28.26%) GitHub
15 23 (25.00%) Metasploit
15 23 (25.00%) GIAC
15 23 (25.00%) VxWorks
16 22 (23.91%) Qualys
17 20 (21.74%) OSCP
17 20 (21.74%) Finance
17 20 (21.74%) OpenVAS
18 18 (19.57%) Perl
19 16 (17.39%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.26%) GitHub
2 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.70%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (2.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Broadband
1 10 (10.87%) LTE
1 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.26%) Firewall
2 3 (3.26%) SSL
3 2 (2.17%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) SS7
4 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 64 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 20 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Analyst
1 29 (31.52%) Security Analyst
1 29 (31.52%) Tester
2 28 (30.43%) Penetration Tester
3 26 (28.26%) Developer
4 21 (22.83%) Security Tester
5 20 (21.74%) Security Penetration Tester
6 15 (16.30%) Senior Tester
7 14 (15.22%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 13 (14.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 13 (14.13%) Senior Developer
9 11 (11.96%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 11 (11.96%) Product Analyst
9 11 (11.96%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (11.96%) Senior Security Analyst
10 10 (10.87%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 10 (10.87%) Testing Analyst
11 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 8 (8.70%) Principal Architect
11 8 (8.70%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) LAMP
1 1 (1.09%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (10.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 61 (66.30%) Linux
2 56 (60.87%) Windows
3 30 (32.61%) Unix
4 23 (25.00%) VxWorks
5 4 (4.35%) Kali Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (80.43%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (47.83%) Open Source
3 38 (41.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 29 (31.52%) Ethical Hacking
5 27 (29.35%) Source Code Analysis
6 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.22%) Security Testing
8 12 (13.04%) Information Security
9 11 (11.96%) Threat Modelling
10 10 (10.87%) OWASP
10 10 (10.87%) Static Code Analysis
11 8 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
11 8 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (8.70%) Secure Coding
11 8 (8.70%) Security Architecture
11 8 (8.70%) Security Operations
12 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 4 (4.35%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (83.70%) Python
2 68 (73.91%) C
3 42 (45.65%) C++
3 42 (45.65%) Java
4 26 (28.26%) Bash Shell
4 26 (28.26%) Go
5 18 (19.57%) Perl
6 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 54 (58.70%) DV Cleared
3 23 (25.00%) GIAC
4 20 (21.74%) OSCP
5 16 (17.39%) GPEN
6 14 (15.22%) Degree
7 13 (14.13%) CREST Certified
8 12 (13.04%) CEH
9 11 (11.96%) SANS
10 8 (8.70%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.96%) SSAE 16
3 4 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (47.83%) Nessus
1 44 (47.83%) Nmap
2 20 (21.74%) OpenVAS
3 8 (8.70%) logstash
3 8 (8.70%) WMI
4 1 (1.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Qualys
2 10 (10.87%) Coverity
3 8 (8.70%) Sophos
3 8 (8.70%) Splunk
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (1.09%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.09%) SAP
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