Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 178 207
Rank change year-on-year +26 +29 -28
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 16 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.064% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.075% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £52,500 £80,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.38% +33.33% +37.14%
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

Penetration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2452 2683 3769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.52% 85.55% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1950 2259 3025
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Buckinghamshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Buckinghamshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Buckinghamshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 14 £52,500 -34.38% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £24,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) OWASP
2 8 (50.00%) User Stories
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (43.75%) SIEM
3 7 (43.75%) Security Architecture
3 7 (43.75%) Threat Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (37.50%) Security Patching
4 6 (37.50%) Burp Suite
4 6 (37.50%) Kali Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (37.50%) Metasploit
4 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 6 (37.50%) CISM
4 6 (37.50%) CISSP
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Data Security
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) Perl

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Burp Suite
1 6 (37.50%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
1 13 (81.25%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) Laravel
1 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (6.25%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Kali Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) OWASP
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) User Stories
3 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (43.75%) Security Architecture
3 7 (43.75%) SIEM
3 7 (43.75%) Threat Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 6 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (37.50%) Security Patching
4 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Security
6 1 (6.25%) Forensic Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISM
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
1 1 (6.25%) logstash