The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 53 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.45% 2.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 3.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 0
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.69%
Penetration Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 322 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 84.50% 76.30% 78.99%
Number of salaries quoted 338 288 404
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 Suffolk

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Suffolk

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -7 7 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
1 12 (85.71%) Cyber Security
2 7 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) Java EE
3 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 5 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Hive
3 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) CISSP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) SSCP
3 5 (35.71%) Linux+ Certification
3 5 (35.71%) GIAC
3 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
3 5 (35.71%) STL
3 5 (35.71%) Linux

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (35.71%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
1 5 (35.71%) Apache Hive
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Software Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) STL
1 5 (35.71%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Cybercrime
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Android
1 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Cyber Security
2 7 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 5 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 5 (35.71%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile Development
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) SSCP
2 5 (35.71%) Linux+ Certification
2 5 (35.71%) GIAC
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago