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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 132 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.093% 0.28% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.37% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 8
Average salary - £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.58%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.69%
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
1740 1908 1694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.12% 77.56% 75.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1332 1321
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless Security
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) FireEye

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless Security
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) GPEN
4 1 (14.29%) OSCP
4 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SSCP
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) GIAC
4 1 (14.29%) GCIA
4 1 (14.29%) GCIH
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Snort
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) Websense
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Brocade
2 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) FireEye
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Novell
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
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