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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 101 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.091% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £47,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
957 989 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.24% 89.99% 84.05%
Number of salaries quoted 850 907 812
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (40.00%) SANS
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Information Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)