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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.66% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
383 505 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.36% 87.83% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 327 405 330
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SSCP
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
2 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft