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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.21% +24.11%
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
360 439 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.47% 85.08% 74.53%
Number of salaries quoted 279 389 396
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 - 9 £55,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £35,000 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) Citrix
2 17 (80.95%) SAN
2 17 (80.95%) Middleware
2 17 (80.95%) Benchmarking
2 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) Identity Management
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) IIS
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) LAN
2 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Clustering
2 17 (80.95%) Load Balancing
2 17 (80.95%) Asset Management
2 17 (80.95%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (80.95%) NAS
2 17 (80.95%) SIEM
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
4 2 (9.52%) WSH
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) C++

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) LAN
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
1 17 (80.95%) SAN
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
1 17 (80.95%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Architect
1 17 (80.95%) Infrastructure Architect
2 15 (71.43%) Security Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Testing Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) WSH
3 1 (4.76%) COM
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Identity Management
1 17 (80.95%) Benchmarking
1 17 (80.95%) Asset Management
1 17 (80.95%) Enterprise Architecture
1 17 (80.95%) Load Balancing
1 17 (80.95%) SIEM
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
2 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
2 2 (9.52%) Network Management
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
2 2 (9.52%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) C++
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) HND
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (80.95%) Citrix
2 17 (80.95%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint