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 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 45 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.83% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £65,000 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+91.17% -
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 616 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 88.06% 87.13% 86.83%
Number of salaries quoted 272 508 387
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Slough

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 Slough region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) AlienVault
2 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) SOC Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AlienVault
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm