The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 76 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.34% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
498 252 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.57% 78.02% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 347 184 176
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Watford

Penetration Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 14 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 14 (100.00%) Database Security
2 13 (92.86%) Security Architecture
2 13 (92.86%) Security Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (92.86%) PKI
3 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 12 (85.71%) SharePoint
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) Lync
4 8 (57.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) SABSA
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) SSCP
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 12 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 12 (85.71%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
1 14 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 13 (92.86%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (92.86%) Senior Security Analyst
2 13 (92.86%) IT Security Analyst
3 12 (85.71%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 14 (100.00%) Database Security
2 13 (92.86%) Security Architecture
2 13 (92.86%) Security Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (57.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) SABSA
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SSCP
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft