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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 65 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.78% 0.51% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.62% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -9.45%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
511 485 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.97% 82.62% 77.13%
Number of salaries quoted 442 363 461
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 27 April 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 -1 5 £37,500 +11.94%
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) NAS
2 5 (45.45%) Signal Processing
2 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) Benchmarking
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (45.45%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
1 5 (45.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Security Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Benchmarking
1 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
1 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
1 5 (45.45%) Signal Processing
1 5 (45.45%) SIEM
1 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) VMware