The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 102 76 97
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.16% 1.59% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 2.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 2
Average salary £38,500 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -13.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Penetration Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1038 830 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.71% 73.45% 80.47%
Number of salaries quoted 906 715 953
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
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 West Sussex

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in West Sussex

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Crawley +1 1 £33,500 -55.03%
Haywards Heath - 1 £43,500 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) CEH
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Nessus
4 2 (33.33%) PKI
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Qualys
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee
1 2 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft