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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 62 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.89% 0.79% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.93% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +11.94%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
496 535 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 88.10% 84.52% 84.55%
Number of salaries quoted 452 466 387
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk 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 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
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Haverhill - 2 £55,000 -
Ipswich +3 1 - -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) STL
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) MCSE
4 6 (46.15%) C
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) CISSP
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (46.15%) SSCP
4 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (46.15%) Linux+ Certification
4 6 (46.15%) GIAC
4 6 (46.15%) Objective-C
4 6 (46.15%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (46.15%) Java EE
4 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Android
4 6 (46.15%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
4 6 (46.15%) Apache Hive
4 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
4 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) Apache Pig
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (38.46%) SaaS
2 3 (23.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Apache Hive
1 6 (46.15%) Big Data
1 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Log4Net
1 3 (23.08%) NUnit
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Advertising
2 3 (23.08%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) Java EE
1 6 (46.15%) STL
2 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Aurelia
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 5 (38.46%) OAuth
2 5 (38.46%) SAML
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (23.08%) Kafka
3 3 (23.08%) PhoneGap
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Cybercrime
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Games
2 3 (23.08%) Social Network
3 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
1 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile Development
2 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
2 6 (46.15%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) OWASP
3 5 (38.46%) Secure Coding
3 5 (38.46%) SOLID
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) C
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Objective-C
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) GIAC
1 6 (46.15%) Linux+ Certification
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (46.15%) SANS
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) SSCP
2 4 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Fortify
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) New Relic