The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Swindon region that had Penetration Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank 54 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.24% - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
Penetration Tester
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 467 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 97.61% 96.29% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 342 423 570
Median salary £40,000 £45,123 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.35% +14.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region that featured Penetration Tester in the job title.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester across the Swindon region.

Penetration Tester Salary Trend in Swindon

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Penetration Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region featuring Penetration Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
3 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus