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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 111 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.072% 0.52% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.64% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 13
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.96% +12.22%
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
1159 1404 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.26% 81.49% 77.30%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1177 1242
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 2015. 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
Banbury - 1 £40,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Coverity
3 1 (20.00%) Nessus

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Server Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Coverity