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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 47 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.56% - 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% - 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £55,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
316 443 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 73.66% 80.11% 72.93%
Number of salaries quoted 273 406 470
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 11 £55,000 -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 8 (61.54%) IIS
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) Identity Management
1 8 (61.54%) Middleware
1 8 (61.54%) Benchmarking
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
1 8 (61.54%) Asset Management
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
1 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
1 8 (61.54%) NAS
1 8 (61.54%) SIEM
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (61.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
1 8 (61.54%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) WSH
3 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Identity Management
1 8 (61.54%) Benchmarking
1 8 (61.54%) Asset Management
1 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
1 8 (61.54%) SIEM
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
2 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) Chartered Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) HND
2 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint