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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 96 120 124
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 10 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.71% 0.058% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.067% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 6
Median salary £33,000 - £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,625
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.96%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1228 1485 1651
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.59% 86.59% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1181 1256
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,977
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Marlow - 8 £33,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +5 2 £47,500 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) IIS
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (53.33%) SaaS
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) JMeter
3 6 (40.00%) ISEB
4 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript

Penetration Testing
Top Related 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 8 (53.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JMeter
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) JBehave
2 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (20.00%) Protractor
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory Support
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) IT Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) IT Support
1 8 (53.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Support Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Support Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Systems Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Systems Support
1 8 (53.33%) Systems Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Tester
2 6 (40.00%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Performance Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Technical Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (20.00%) BDD
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) GPEN
2 1 (6.67%) SANS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
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