The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 44 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 18 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.13% 0.37% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 0.45% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 10
Average salary £52,500 £28,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
485 440 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 84.20% 81.94% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 403 371 463
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Slough

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Slough

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 17 (89.47%) SQL
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Security Architecture
3 11 (57.89%) PCI DSS
3 11 (57.89%) CISSP
4 10 (52.63%) OSCP
4 10 (52.63%) OSCE
5 9 (47.37%) HIPAA
5 9 (47.37%) Cyber Security
5 9 (47.37%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (47.37%) Firewall
6 8 (42.11%) Perl
6 8 (42.11%) PHP
6 8 (42.11%) Python
6 8 (42.11%) Ruby
6 8 (42.11%) Information Security
6 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (36.84%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
8 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (26.32%) Project Management
8 5 (26.32%) OWASP
9 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
9 4 (21.05%) Analytics
9 4 (21.05%) SIEM
9 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
10 3 (15.79%) CISM
10 3 (15.79%) Military
10 3 (15.79%) Computer Forensics

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Tester
1 10 (52.63%) Penetration Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Incident Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Security Architecture
2 9 (47.37%) Cyber Security
2 9 (47.37%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (42.11%) Information Security
4 7 (36.84%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) OWASP
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) SIEM
6 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby
2 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
2 8 (42.11%) Perl
2 8 (42.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 10 (52.63%) OSCP
2 10 (52.63%) OSCE
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 3 (15.79%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) CEH
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) PCI DSS
2 9 (47.37%) HIPAA
3 2 (10.53%) SLA
3 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
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