The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 116 139 147
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% 0.53% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.62% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Median salary £53,000 £75,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Penetration Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1391 2082 2213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.13% 84.53% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1678 1350
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading 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 Reading

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Reading region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 15 (68.18%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (45.45%) Presales
3 7 (31.82%) CREST Certified
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 7 (31.82%) Nessus
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Network Security
4 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Metasploit
5 5 (22.73%) iPad
5 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
5 5 (22.73%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (22.73%) CHECK Team Leader
5 5 (22.73%) CHECK Team Member
5 5 (22.73%) Burp Suite
5 5 (22.73%) Kali Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 4 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Cybercrime
6 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) SIEM
7 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (9.09%) GIAC

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Metasploit
2 5 (22.73%) Burp Suite
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Consultant
2 10 (45.45%) Security Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Security Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
4 5 (22.73%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (18.18%) Graduate
5 4 (18.18%) Graduate Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Testing Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Presales Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Principal Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Principal Security Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Principal Security Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Security Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (22.73%) iPad
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Kali Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (45.45%) Presales
3 7 (31.82%) Information Security
4 6 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (13.64%) SIEM
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) OWASP
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Business Development
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CREST Certified
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) CHECK Team Leader
3 5 (22.73%) CHECK Team Member
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) CEH
4 2 (9.09%) CISSP
4 2 (9.09%) GIAC
4 2 (9.09%) OSCP
5 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) CISA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISM
5 1 (4.55%) GCIA
5 1 (4.55%) GCIH
5 1 (4.55%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) Core Impact
2 1 (4.55%) Nmap
2 1 (4.55%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Coverity
2 1 (4.55%) F5
2 1 (4.55%) Juniper
2 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.55%) Qualys
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
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