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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 112 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
1202 1289 1269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.40% 77.51% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 1129 1148
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 17 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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 -
Banbury -2 1 £25,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) OSCE
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Coverity

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (66.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) IT Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) OSCE
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Coverity
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago