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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 109 136
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 0.61% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.71% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 8
Median salary £73,750 £36,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +102.05% -39.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 1308 1260 2002
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.08% 85.83% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 1053 1573
Median salary £47,000 £44,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.61% +1.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Milton Keynes +1 7 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (42.11%) SaaS
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (21.05%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) CISM
4 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Metasploit
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) SIEM
5 3 (15.79%) Big Data
5 3 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Security Patching
5 3 (15.79%) Burp Suite

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 8 (42.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Burp Suite
1 3 (15.79%) JMeter
1 3 (15.79%) Metasploit
2 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) JBehave
3 1 (5.26%) Protractor
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) IT Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory Support
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) IT Support
3 8 (42.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Support Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Support Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Systems Support
3 8 (42.11%) Systems Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Data Security
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Security Patching
3 3 (15.79%) SIEM
3 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISM
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
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Posted: 7 days ago
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