Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 160 156
Rank change year-on-year -26 -4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 19 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.45% 0.40% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.46% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 24
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £41,200 £42,500 £39,275
90th Percentile £61,500 £88,250 £91,750
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +5.26%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3915 3076 3590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.18% 88.09% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2530 3104
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Cambridge -41 10 £42,500 -9.57% 3
Peterborough - 5 £51,750 -
Ely - 4 - -
Penetration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) CISSP
2 9 (47.37%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (42.11%) CISM
4 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
5 6 (31.58%) Security Operations
5 6 (31.58%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (26.32%) Network Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 5 (26.32%) Forensic Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (26.32%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Data Encryption
6 5 (26.32%) Retail
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 5 (26.32%) SSCP
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
7 4 (21.05%) CREST Certified
8 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (15.79%) Email Filtering
8 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
8 3 (15.79%) Identity Management

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Security Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Information Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Information Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (21.05%) Tester
6 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
7 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Mindset
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (31.58%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
3 6 (31.58%) Security Operations
4 5 (26.32%) Data Encryption
4 5 (26.32%) Forensic Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 5 (26.32%) Network Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.79%) Email Filtering
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) SSCP
4 4 (21.05%) CREST Certified
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.26%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (10.53%) GDPR
3 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.26%) COBIT
4 1 (5.26%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) LXC
2 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Capita
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) Thales
1 1 (5.26%) VMware