The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 63 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.68% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% - 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £44,250 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
336 450 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.36% 72.93% 78.68%
Number of salaries quoted 285 417 433
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 3 £44,250 - 1
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) COM
2 1 (16.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
1 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
1 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) HND
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago