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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 102 106 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.00% 0.083% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.099% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 14
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -8.84%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1100 1012 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.49% 83.71% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 958 889 745
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015. 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 -10 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (92.31%) PCI DSS
3 11 (84.62%) C
3 11 (84.62%) Office 365
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) CISMP
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security Officer
1 11 (84.62%) Security Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (92.31%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco