The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 58 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 0.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Penetration Testing
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
440 283 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.02% 76.90% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 303 207 191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 10 (100.00%) PKI
1 10 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 10 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 10 (100.00%) Database Security
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) Lync
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (90.00%) Lync
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 10 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 10 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 10 (100.00%) Database Security
2 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft