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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 61 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.20% 3.68% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 4.12% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 2
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +87.50%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
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
434 486 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 85.77% 89.50% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 385 380 353
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough 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 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security