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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 107 143 138
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 0.090% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £60,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1452 1863 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.16% 83.77% 83.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1487 1406
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £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 1 October 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (80.65%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) Nessus
4 12 (38.71%) Security Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Linux
4 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) DV Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Metasploit
4 12 (38.71%) CREST Certified
5 11 (35.48%) CHECK Team Leader
5 11 (35.48%) CHECK Team Member
5 11 (35.48%) Kali Linux
5 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
5 11 (35.48%) Burp Suite
6 9 (29.03%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
7 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
8 6 (19.35%) Presales
9 5 (16.13%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 4 (12.90%) Information Security
10 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
10 4 (12.90%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (12.90%) Cybercrime
11 2 (6.45%) OWASP
11 2 (6.45%) iPad
11 2 (6.45%) CISSP
11 2 (6.45%) Network Security

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) IPsec
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Metasploit
2 11 (35.48%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Consultant
2 14 (45.16%) Security Consultant
3 11 (35.48%) Team Leader
3 11 (35.48%) Test Team Leader
4 10 (32.26%) Senior Manager
4 10 (32.26%) Testing Manager
5 9 (29.03%) Architect
5 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 9 (29.03%) Security Architect
6 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 8 (25.81%) Principal Architect
6 8 (25.81%) Principal Consultant
6 8 (25.81%) Principal Security Architect
6 8 (25.81%) Principal Security Consultant
7 4 (12.90%) Graduate
7 4 (12.90%) Graduate Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Tester
9 1 (3.23%) Presales Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.13%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (12.90%) Cybercrime
4 2 (6.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Kali Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (38.71%) Security Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
4 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
5 6 (19.35%) Presales
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (12.90%) Information Security
7 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.45%) OWASP
9 1 (3.23%) BDD
9 1 (3.23%) Data Loss Prevention
9 1 (3.23%) Data Privacy
9 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.23%) Security Auditing
9 1 (3.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) C#
1 1 (3.23%) C++
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) Python
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) CREST Certified
2 12 (38.71%) DV Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) CHECK Team Leader
3 11 (35.48%) CHECK Team Member
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) CISA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CISM
6 1 (3.23%) GIAC
6 1 (3.23%) ISEB
6 1 (3.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) Core Impact
2 1 (3.23%) Nmap
2 1 (3.23%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Capita
1 1 (3.23%) Coverity
1 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Qualys
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Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + car bens etc
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago